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Madoff trustee says Cayman and Bermuda funds ignored lawsuits

Caribbean Net News – The trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s business told a judge that two Cayman Islands and Bermuda hedge-fund firms accused of profiting from the fraud are ignoring his lawsuits seeking a total of $230.7 million in damages. Trustee […]

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 […]

Madoff trustee in settlement talks with Bermuda fund manager

Caribbean Net News – The trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s business told a judge he is in settlement talks with three Fairfield Greenwich Group hedge funds accused of taking $3.54 billion in fake profit from the conman’s fraud. Trustee Irving Picard […]

Cayman Islands charges Robert Girvan in fund failure

Jamaica Observer – A Jamaican investment manager in the Cayman Islands has been charged in the collapse of four hedge funds based in the Caribbean offshore financial centre. Robert Christopher Girvan was charged with forgery, obtaining a money transfer by […]

Trustee pursues Cayman Islands hedge fund

Caribbean Net News – Cayman Islands hedge fund Harley International Ltd withdrew $425 million from swindler Bernard Madoff in the three months before his arrest, according to a lawsuit seeking more than $1 billion from the fund. The lawsuit on […]

Stock exchanges must attract new products

Barbados Advocate – There is a need for stock exchanges in Barbados and the Caribbean to attract new types of products and market activities. Marlon Yarde, general manager of the Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE) has made the suggestion while addressing […]

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