Stanford Ponzi Scheme Receiver, Ex-GC Reach Settlement

The receiver for victims of the Robert Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme has reached a confidential settlement in a clawback case against Stanford’s onetime general counsel, and both parties asked a Texas federal judge Friday to pause the suit to give the attorney time to comply with the agreement.

Receiver Ralph S. Janvey and Pablo Mauricio Alvarado, who served as Stanford’s GC from 1999 until 2009 and is now a partner at SMPS Legal, asked U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to stay the proceedings for 120…

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Proskauer Looks to Ditch Still-Pending Stanford Ponzi Suit

Ahead of an upcoming Dallas trial, Proskauer’s defense team filed a notice on Thursday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as part of an effort to escape claims from an official committee of investors who lost money in R. Allen Stanford’s massive, long-running Ponzi scheme.

Defense lawyers for Proskauer Rose have lodged a late-stage request for a federal appeals court to shut down a case accusing the firm and a former partner of helping R. Allen Stanford to conceal his massive Ponzi scheme from regulators.

Ahead of an upcoming Dallas trial, Proskauer, through its defense team at Davis Polk & Wardwell, filed a notice on Thursday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as part of an effort to escape claims from an official committee of investors in Stanford Financial Group—a collection of companies that Allen Stanford used to perpetrate a years-long, $7 billion fraud that landed him in prison on a 110-year sentence…………..

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Judge OKs Hunton’s $34M Settlement With Stanford Investors​

A Texas federal judge has signed off on a $34 million settlement, including $8.5 million in attorneys’ fees, as part of a deal to settle allegations that Hunton & Williams LLP aided Robert Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme, saying that the amounts were reasonable.

Over the objections of three financial institutions involved in litigation surrounding the scheme, more than a dozen individual Stanford investors and Stanford himself, U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey on Monday determined that the $34 million was reasonable, given the potential…

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Receiver files additional Schedules of Payments to Be Made Pursuant to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Interim Distribution Plans

On March 22, 2018, the Receiver filed with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, the 17th Schedule of distribution payments under the 1st Interim Distribution Plan, the 8th Schedule of distribution payments under the 2nd Interim Distribution Plan, the 4th Schedule of distribution payments under the 3rd Interim Distribution Plan, and the 2nd Schedule of distribution payments under the 4th Interim Distribution Plan. These four Schedules will be followed by others, each of which will be submitted by the Receiver on a rolling basis. To view a copy of these four Schedules, please click here.

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Lawmakers want banks punished over massive Ponzi scheme

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Lawmakers are asking a top federal regulator to crack down on several banks connected to a mid-2000s Ponzi scheme, arguing the government hasn’t done enough to get victims compensation.

The lawmakers called on the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to punish several banks for holding funds for Allen Stanford, convicted in 2012 of running the second-largest Ponzi scheme in United States history.

In a letter to acting Comptroller Keith Noreika dated Aug. 8, Reps. Roger Williams (R-Texas), Bill Posey (R-Fla.), Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) and Vicente González (D-Texas) asked the OCC to update them on efforts to hold the banks accountable, compensate victims and prevent similar schemes from happening again.

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