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Switzerland Investigates Santander

Wealth Bulletin – Geneva’s public prosecutor said he has launched a criminal investigation into allegations that Banco Santander SA’s hedge-fund unit misled investors when it funneled their money into Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. The formal investigation was opened following […]

Spanish bank to repay $235M it withdrew from Madoff scheme

USA Today – A Spanish banking giant that channeled $3 billion of its clients’ funds to Bernard Madoff has agreed to repay more than $235 million it withdrew from the confessed Ponzi scheme architect in the months before the scam […]

BBVA to Exit Hedge Funds Due to Poor Market Conditions

Wall Street Journal – Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA said Thursday it has decided to pull out of the hedge-fund market, shutting down Proxima Alfa Investments and exiting two other joint ventures. Spain’s second-biggest bank by assets said the […]

Madoff Red Flags Could Have Been Raised by Santander’s Software

Bloomberg – Banco Santander SA’s hedge fund unit used risk software that according to its developer may have “waved red flags” about Bernard Madoff investments. “You definitely would have seen it,” Riskdata SA Chief Executive Officer Ingmar Adlerberg said in a […]

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