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By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 11:59 pm
Robert Khuzami Named Director of SEC’s Enforcement Division. http://is.gd/k8vZ # Texas financier R. Allen Stanford Retains Williams & Connolly to Represent Him. http://is.gd/k6x1 # “Madoff Case Global Alliance of Law Firms” Meeting: A Seat at the Table. http://is.gd/k5yH #
By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 5:37 pm
Remember when we told you to cancel your plans for last night (or at least fire up the TiVo) so you could catch CNBC’s “American Greed” episode about Mt. Rushmore of Securities Fraud members David Pajcin and Eugene Plotkin? And remember how you promptly forgot our suggestion and got sidetracked on something else that was […]
By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 3:26 pm
Fox Business News’ Adam Shapiro reports in this video that sources close to the Madoff bankruptcy proceedings say that the bankruptcy trustee will soon seek to clawback money from investors who withdrew money from the Madoff firm over the past six years.
By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 1:52 pm
SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro announced today that former federal prosecutor Robert Khuzami has been named Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. As previously discussed here, Khuzami has been considered to be the leading candidate to replace outgoing Director Linda Thomsen. The SEC announced that Khuzami served as a federal prosecutor for 11 years with […]
By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 12:23 pm
Venezuela’s banking regulator disclosed today that about $2.5 billion of the $8 billion held in Stanford International Bank is owed to Venezuelan investors. The Telegraph reports that the bank run by Texan billionaire Allen Stanford was popular among Venezuela’s middle and upper class. The Telegraph reports that “wealthy Venezuelans often prefer to invest overseas because […]
By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 10:09 am
Fox Business News provides a summary and update on the Stanford Financial Group fraud case, and looks at some of the red flags that may have been overlooked.
By Securities Docket on February 19, 2009, 7:11 am
Two days ago, on Tuesday, February 17, 2009, the first meeting of what is being called the “Madoff Case Global Alliance of Law Firms” took place in Madrid, Spain. It was attended by approximately 40 lawyers from over 20 different countries, as well as at least one non-lawyer from the U.S. named Charles Grice. We spoke with Grice shortly after his return to the U.S. from Madrid yesterday about the details of the meeting, and his take on the Global Alliance, its goals, and its prospects for success.