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Lewis Faces More Merrill Queries as $33 Million Accord Delayed

Bloomberg – Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis faces more queries about his purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. after a federal judge refused to approve a $33 million settlement of a lawsuit over bonuses. The bank […]

Stock futures flat ahead of Madoff sentencing

Reuters – Dow Jones futures dipped 0.1 percent, S&P 500 futures were down 0.01 percent while Nasdaq futures traded 0.02 percent higher on Monday morning at 4:45 a.m. EDT, pointing to a flat opening for Wall Street’s main equity indexes. […]

Madoff asks for 12 years for Ponzi conviction

Denver Post – Bernard Madoff asked a federal judge this week to sentence him to as little as 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to operating a massive, decades- long Ponzi scheme. In a letter […]

Argentina in contempt of court over defaulted sovereign bonds

MercoPress – US District Judge Thomas Griesa granted a contempt of court motion last week by bondholder Aurelius Capital Partners hedge fund, according to a transcript of a hearing in Manhattan federal court obtained over the weekend, reports Reuters. Lawyers […]

HMC Hedge Fund Founder Grebow Sentenced to Four Years in Fraud

Bloomberg – Bret Grebow, co-founder of hedge fund HMC International LLC, was sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding investors out of $7.8 million in what prosecutors said was “a classic Ponzi scheme.” Grebow, of Highland, Florida, was also […]

Judge extends freeze on Nadel

Herald Tribune – A federal judge extended a freeze on the assets of Sarasota’s Arthur G. Nadel on Tuesday, but failed to include other partners — a measure some investors with the accused hedge fund swindler have been pushing for […]

NY judge may weigh wider Madoff investor relief

Dailyrecord.com – A judge presiding over civil claims filed against disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says he may be willing to consider extending relief from an investors’ fund to those who invested in Madoff’s business through third parties. OAS_AD(‘ArticleFlex_1′);U.S. District Judge […]

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