Chris Newcomb

Chris Newcomb

Goodwin Procter LLP

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Ruling Explains and Extends Application of Good Faith Defense to Fraudulent Transfer Actions in SIPA Context

In an April 27, 2014 decision in the Madoff cases, Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled that the standard of good faith should be considered differently in a Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) liquidation. To defeat a good faith...more

6/11/2014 - Affirmative Defenses Bernie Madoff Complex Litigation Good Faith Judge Rakoff Ponzi Scheme SEC Securities Fraud SIPA

San Bernardino Wins Its Eligibility Fight

The Chapter 9 case of the city of San Bernardino, California will proceed. After a year in limbo and a spirited fight from the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), San Bernardino was finally able to win a...more

8/30/2013 - CalPERS Chapter 9 Municipal Bankruptcy

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