Monday, 22 September 2014
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Feb 5 2014 | 8:28am ET
JPMorgan Chase's settlements with Bernard Madoff's victims and the court-appointed trustee recovering money for them has been approved.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein signed off on the $543 million pact, part of the bank's $2.7 billion deferred-prosecution agreement with the U.S. Justice Department. The deal, struck last month, will see $325 million go to Irving Picard, the trustee, and $218 million to settle class-action lawsuits.
JPMorgan struck the agreement to avoid criminal prosecution for failing to notify U.S. authorities of its concerns about Madoff. The firm served as Madoff's primary banker for decades.
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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