Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Jul 18 2007 | 1:07pm ET
A federal judge has extended indefinitely the asset freeze against Chicago-based hedge fund Lake Shore Asset Management. But it has put off a decision about whether hold the firm in contempt for failing to produce records as required by the court.
Judge Blanche Manning of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois, in a July 13 ruling, gave Lake Shore—founded by former Chicago Mercantile Exchange Chairman Laurence Rosenberg—until July 24 to respond to the CFTC’s contempt motion.
The court froze some $238 million in Lake Shore assets on June 27. As a result of the new ruling, those assets will remain frozen until further order of the court.
Lake Shore had claimed it had almost $1 billion in assets. But when the National Futures Association found only $467 million in its accounts after being given access to its secure Web site, Rosenberg revoked its access, claiming that it violated international banking privacy laws.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…