Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC

Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York last week ruled that the U.S. Bankruptcy Code does not permit a bankruptcy trustee to recover foreign transfers.  Specifically, Judge Rakoff refused to allow Irving Picard, the trustee of
Continue Reading No More Ugly American: Judge Refuses to Allow Madoff Trustee to Pursue Foreign Indirect Investors

On the surface, Irving Picard, the trustee of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (“BLMIS”), had a very good day. Judge Jed S. Rakoff granted Picard’s motion for summary judgment against Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, the owners of the


Continue Reading Madoff Trustee Gets Call on Borderline Pitch – Judge “Skeptical” But Does Not Dismiss Claims Against Mets’ Owners

Irving Picard, the trustee of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (“BLMIS”), and Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, the owners of the New York Mets, and their families and affiliated enterprises (the “Wilpon/Katz Group”), each submitted their final


Continue Reading Madoff Trustee and Mets’ Owners Aim Final Beanballs at Each Other Ahead of Summary Judgment Hearing This Week

The adversary proceeding of Irving Picard, the trustee of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (“BLMIS”), against Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, the owners of the New York Mets, and their families and affiliated enterprises (the “Wilpon/Katz Group”), could


Continue Reading Madoff Trustee Seeks Summary Judgment With Respect To Fictitious Profits, Mets’ Owners With Respect to Principal Repayments — “Jack Sprat” Approach Could Resolve Entire Case

Judge Jed S. Rakoff this week denied the request of Irving Picard, the trustee of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (“BLMIS”), to pursue an immediate appeal of Judge Rakoff’s recent decision to dismiss most of the counts set


Continue Reading Five Weeks Until Pitchers and Catchers Report, Eight Weeks Until Lawyers Report – Madoff Judge Confirms Mid-March Trial For Trustee’s Claims Against Mets’ Owners