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Bankrupt Cayman Islands Hedge-Fund Clients File New Claims


WASHINGTON, USA (Bloomberg): Bear Stearns Cos. clients hit with about $62 million in losses tied to the June collapse of two Cayman Islands hedge funds began filing claims this week, accusing the bank of deception and other misconduct, plaintiffs’ lawyers said. At least 11 institutional and retail investors will file arbitration cases with the Financial […]

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Bear Stearns Faces New Round of Hedge Fund Claims

New York Times

The first of a new round of investor claims was filed against Bear Stearns Cos. <BSC.N> on Wednesday for its role in managing two mortgage hedge funds that collapsed earlier this year, securities lawyers said. The claims, which will be submitted to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for arbitration, represent more legal challenges for […]

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Bay State Targets Bear Stearns: Emails Suggest Managers of Collapsed Funds Saw Liquidity Crisis on the Horizon

Investment Dealers Digest

In the latest development surrounding Bear Stearns’ conduct relating to two collapsed hedge funds, the Massachusetts Securities Division earlier this month accused the company of fraud. At the same time, lawyers representing other investors claim to have proof, through email correspondence, that Bear knew of a severe liquidity crisis yet continued to market the two […]

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U.S. Subpoena Asks Genesco for Papers Related to Merger

Nashville-based Genesco said Monday the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York issued the company a subpoena asking for documents related to its $1.5 billion merger agreement with Indianapolis-based The Finish Line. The Finish Line is in a legal battle with Genesco over whether it can get out of its agreement to […]

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Mortgage Market Collapse Leads to Investor Claims Against Morgan Keegan

PR Newswire

A four-law firm legal team with nationally recognized securities law experience has filed investor claims against Morgan Keegan and is continuing an investigation of Morgan Keegan bond mutual funds. Claims recently were filed on behalf of an Indiana charity alleging that the charity was unaware that the Morgan Keegan bond fund recommended by the firm […]

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