Monday, 22 September 2014
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Jul 13 2010 | 12:11pm ET
Goldman Sachs is expected to seek another extension in filing its reply to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s fraud lawsuit against it.
The New York-based firm, which is accused of misleading investors in a collateralized debt obligation it allegedly structured and marketed on behalf of hedge fund Paulson & Co., has already received on 30-day extension, and will likely seek a second, the New York Post reports. According to the SEC, Goldman did not tell the other investors in the CDO about Paulson’s involvement, nor that the hedge fund would be shorting the CDO through credit default swaps it bought from Goldman.
Paulson has not been accused of any wrongdoing. Goldman has denied the charges.
Currently, Goldman’s response is due on June 19. It is not clear why the firm plans to seek a second extension, although Goldman is reportedly eager to settle the case. Still, a top Goldman executive said last month that a deal with the SEC was not on the horizon.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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