Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Dec 31 2008 | 11:22am ET
Victims of Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme may soon get some answers as to how much money, if any, they’ll be able to collect from the disgraced former Nasdaq stock market chairman.
Madoff is reportedly scheduled to submit a list of his personal assets to the Securities and Exchange Commission today. The list will include investments, loans, lines of credit, business interests, brokerage accounts and other holdings. However, one item that won’t make the filing is a $10,000 statue depicting life guards that was reported stolen from Madoff’s estate in Florida earlier this week.
In an interview, Madoff's lawyer, Ira Lee Sorkin, said that his client will meet the filing deadline.
In the weeks since his arrest, a number of clients including Yeshiva University, actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, and former Salomon Brothers chief economist Henry Kaufman have added their names to the long list of victims defrauded in the alleged Ponzi scheme.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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