Haven’t had enough of Bernie Madoff?

BVWireIssue #77-3
February 18, 2009

Law firms representing institutional clients who dealt directly with Madoff are now gearing up for potential litigation. Those looking for the chance to learn everything about the ultimate Ponzi scheme will not want to miss the Madoff Litigation Conference, hosted by HB Litigation Conferences—formerly Mealey’s Conferences. The event, also available by Webcast, takes place on Wednesday, February 25th from 1:00-5:30pm (followed by a networking reception) at The Harvard Club of New York at 35 West 44th Street. Harry Susman, a partner with the law firm of Susman Godfrey, will chair the event.

Topics covered will include: Overview of the Investment Fraud: The parties, the SEC, and litigation targets; The Securities Investor Protection Corporation’s role: Its powers, its operation, the role of receivers; Clawback Litigation: Lessons from Bayou, possible investor targets; Indirect Investors: Fund managers, auditors, class actions, foreign investors; Tax Issues: When to claim a loss, loss deduction limits, phantom profits; and Offshore Funds: Their role, liquidation, use in onshore litigation.

Speakers will include: Anthony Paccione of KattenMuchin Rosenman; Timothy Mungovan of Nixon Peabody; Philp Bentley of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel; Jeff Marwil of Winston & Strawn; Scott Berman of Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman; Barry Herzog of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel; and Geoff Varga of Kinetic Partners. To register for the live event or for the Webcast, call 484-324-2755 x208 or click here. Use promo code MADCON9917 when you register and receive the BVR discount—$50 off!

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