• Robert Allen Stanford was convicted in 2012 for running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme
• Suit alleged Proskauer, other lawyers were negligent and abetted Stanford’s fraud
Proskauer Rose LLP has to go to trial on the claims against it brought by the receiver in the Stanford Financial Ponzi scheme case, despite having appealed a prior order, a Texas federal judge ruled.
Proskauer’s appeal from the court’s order denying its motion for judgment on the pleadings is “frivolous and dilatory,” Judge David C. Godbey of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas said April 23. A motion for judgment on the pleadings seeks a court ruling based on the papers filed, without going to trial…………..
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…
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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A group of 36 former employees of Stanford Group Cos. on Tuesday asked the Fifth Circuit to intervene in litigation over R. Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme, arguing a lower court wrongly allowed underwriters to walk away with $36 million of unpaid coverage without providing them any compensation or benefit.
The appeal comes after U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey approved a $65 million deal amid objections in May, resolving allegations that Lloyd’s of London and other underwriters should cover losses from the scheme, and…..
A Texas federal judge on Thursday denied a request by the court-appointed receiver of Stanford International Bank to overturn a jury decision keeping $88 million in cash in the hands of a cable and truck-racing magnate, who received it shortly before Stanford’s Ponzi scheme-related collapse.
Judge David C. Godbey said he had already ruled that a reasonable jury could have found Colorado billionaire Gary Magness accepted money from Stanford in good faith, and rejected receiver Ralph Janvey’s arguments that he committed multiple legal errors over the…