December 29, 2010
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|In the Madoff case, ‘net winners’ could get lucky
The unexpectedly rapid pace of recovery in the Madoff case – including a recent $7.2 billion settlement – has raised the prospect that the victims could actually be made whole. It has also raised an intriguing legal question: Can the bankruptcy trustee continue to pursue assets after creditors are satisfied?
|Ex-HP CEO Hurd fights to keep letter confidential
Hewlett-Packard’s former chief executive, Mark Hurd, asked to intervene in a Delaware shareholder lawsuit as he tries to keep private a letter tied to his abrupt departure.
|Allstate sues BofA, Mozilo over Countrywide losses
Allstate has sued Bank of America and 18 other defendants over alleged losses on more than $700 million of mortgage securities it bought from Countrywide Financial Corp.
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