Tag Archives: Stanford Victims

Una breve descripción de cada punto en la apelación de Stanford

I. si la Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) tenía jurisdicción y autoridad reguladora sobre Stanford International Bank Limited (SIB), o sus certificados de depósito (CD). Y si, después de la acción civil de la SEC, la acusación penal del Departamento de Justicia (DOJ) era defectuoso.   No creemos que el gobierno puso en evidencia o […]

Appeal of Robert Allen Stanford – Sep. 10, 2014

Following part of the appeal of Stanford. STATEMENT OF ISSUES I. Whether the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had jurisdiction and regulatory authority over Stanford International Bank Limited (SIB), or its Certificates of Deposit (CDs). And whether, following the SEC’s civil action, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) criminal Indictment was defective. II. Whether the simultaneous […]

Apelacion de Robert Allen Stanford – Sep. 10, 2014

A continuación parte de la apelación de Stanford. DECLARACIÓN DE TEMAS I. si la Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) tenía jurisdicción y autoridad reguladora sobre Stanford International Bank Limited (SIB), o sus certificados de depósito (CD). Y si, después de la acción civil de la SEC, la acusación penal del Departamento de Justicia (DOJ) era […]

The “Conclusion”, “Requested Relief” and the “Restitution” (part of the appeal)

The appeal will be filed in a matter of just a few days. All of us involved in its development agree that all of the victims should see the “Conclusion”, “Requested Relief” and the “Restitution” part of the appeal before it’s printed and presented in court. CONCLUSION “When the law has exceeded its proper functions, […]

SEC Escapes Stanford Victims’ Suit Over $7B Ponzi Scheme

By Law360, New York A Louisiana judge Friday threw out a putative class action alleging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission facilitated Robert Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme, finding the agency was shielded by a law barring suits over federal officials’ discretionary choices. U.S. District Shelly D. Dick said the discretionary function exception of […]

Stanford Judge Approves Interim Distribution to Victims

By Tom Korosec & Andrew Harris A plan by a court-appointed receiver to distribute assets recovered from R. Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme to investors was approved by a federal judge in Dallas.U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey accepted the plan by Ralph Janvey, the receiver appointed in 2009 to marshal and liquidate Stanford’s personal and […]

INITIAL REPLY BRIEF OF THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, APPELLANT

By Michael L. Post In its opening brief, the Securities and Exchange Commission established that the district court erred both in incorrectly applying a preponderance standard of proof in this preliminary, summary proceeding and in applying an unduly narrow construction of the statutory term “customer” to preclude the possibility of coverage under the Securities Investor […]