Saturday, January 5, 2013

Another blow for Madoff customers

From Bloomberg: The bankruptcy judge overseeing Bernard Madoff’s liquidation can hear lawsuits the trustee brought against customers over fraudulent transfers and submit proposed rulings to a higher court, a federal judge ruled.

The decision by US District Judge Jed Rakoff is a defeat for Madoff defendants in more than 300 lawsuits. The defendants had asked him to take the suits away from US Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland in light of a 2011 decision from the US Supreme Court that found some types of state-law claims cannot be decided finally in bankruptcy court…..

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