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Dan T Moss

Second Circuit: Madoff Ponzi scheme customers did not receive fictitious profit payments "for value"

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In the latest chapter of more than a decade of litigation involving efforts to recover fictitious profits paid to certain customers of Bernard Madoff's defunct brokerage firm as part of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that the customers did not have a defence to avoidance and recovery because they received the payments "for value"..

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Mark Chorazak

Getting smart: financial regulators seek input on AI

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Various federal agencies recently issued a request for information (RFI) which seeks insight into the financial industry's use of AI in the provision of financial services to customers and appropriate AI governance, risk management and controls.

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Yuri Fancher Machado

Operating virtually in pursuit of greater effectiveness

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Over the past year the Brazilian courts and the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office have been adapting to the new reality brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

PIB 2020 and ministerial consent for assignments, novations and changes of control

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

One of the unstated objectives of the Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 is to clarify the law and practice of ministerial consent for assignments of interest in upstream oil and gas licences and leases.

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