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eDiscovery Trends: Madoff Ponzi Scheme Case Documents May Be Turned Over to eData Rooms and Special Masters

The trustee responsible for coordinating the recovery of assets and data involved in Bernard L. ("Bernie") Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi fraud investigation is presently seeking to secure special masters and create an "eData room" to ensure that the enormous volume … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Approves Net Investment Method used by Madoff Trustee in SIPA Liquidation

While the Securities Investor Protection Act does not prescribe a single means of calculating net equity that applies in the myriad circumstances that may arise in a SIPA liquidation, a Second Circuit panel ruled that the Madoff Trustee's selection of … Continue reading

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Madoff and Charities: The Lautenberg Foundation 2009 Form 990-PF – Part 2 – Installment 50

This is the fiftieth in a series of installments on this blog that are discussing issues arising in the aftermath of the Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard L. Madoff ("Madoff"). Installment 49, Installment 41 and several prior Installments in this … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy judge approves $7.2 billion settlement with Madoff client

[JURIST] A US bankruptcy judge approved a historic settlement on Thursday with the estate of Jeffry Picower, a friend and investor of fraudulent financier Bernard Madoff [JURIST news archive]. As part of the approved settlement, Picower’s widow, Barbara, has agreed … Continue reading

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Madoff Swindle Assists Millionaire Husband in His Divorce

It looks like Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme has assisted one divorce litigant in New York, at least for now. Steve Simkin is a prominent real estate lawyer in New York City with blue-chip law firm Paul, Weiss. He and his … Continue reading

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