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Judge: Bank Of America Must Defend Lancer Hedge Funds Suit

Nasdaq – Bank of America Corp.’s (BAC) securities unit must defend an investor lawsuit over whether it aided and abetted Lancer Management Group LLC in deceiving investors about the value of two British Virgin Islands hedge funds‘ holdings. In an […]

UK fraud authority investigation into BVI company prompts wider probe of structured finance, swaps

Caribbean Net News – The UK Serious Fraud Office is investigating sales of credit-default swaps and structured-finance products, including collateralized debt obligations, prior to the credit crisis, following up an earlier investigation into a hedge fund and a related British Virgin […]

Conyers Named Offshore Law Firm of the Year

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman was named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at 2009 The Lawyer Awards.  According to the judges’ criteria, the award is presented to the firm which demonstrates […]

Fairfield Sentry sues hedge fund over Madoff fees

Greenwich Time – Fairfield Sentry Ltd., seeking to recover more than $919 million in fees related to investments involving Bernard Madoff, sued the Fairfield Greenwich Group hedge fund that lost $7 billion in Madoff’s fraud. Fairfield Sentry, based in the […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman Hosts Launch Function in Brazil

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Over 100 of São Paulo’s senior legal and business executives attended a launch function held by offshore financial law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman, in celebration of the formation of their new Brazil partnership. The […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Rankings Rate Tranen #1 in Fixed Income Asset Backed Lending

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – British Virgin Islands based hedge fund manager Tranen Capital took the lead in the Fixed Income – Asset-Backed Lending category for March 2009 with a return of 2.49%. In addition to the March performance, the […]

Properties Searched in UK/Cayman Hedge Fund Investigation

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The UK Serious Fraud Office, (SFO) Friday conducted searches on two residential properties (one in Kent, the other in Surrey) assisted by the City of London Police, in connection with its investigation into an alleged […]

Offshore Law Pioneers Expand to Brazil

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Cayman Islands law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman now has the official approval and licensing permission for a São Paulo partnership by the the Brazilian Bar Association. As the only offshore firm to have an […]

Aviva moves to stop lending shares to hedge funds

Insurance giant Aviva could end  the practice of lending shares to hedge funds in a move against short-selling. Aviva shares were battered on the stock market earlier this month – losing 40pc of their value in two days – amid […]

Conyers Expands Cayman Islands Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Pioneers in the field of offshore law, Conyers Dill & Pearman, (Conyers) is expanding its Cayman Islands presence with three new associates as attorneys-at-law. Stephen Leontsinis has joined the Litigation team, while Tania Dons and […]

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