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Madoff Litigation Conference, New York, February 25, 2009

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Harry Susman, Esq., Susman Godfrey LLP, New York
Philip Bentley, Esq., Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York

Topics & Speakers

Overview of the Madoff Investment Fraud
Who were all the parties involved
Where was the SEC?
The two receivers and their roles
Who might be targeted for litigation
How was the fund set up and how did it collapse
Anthony Paccione, Esq., Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, New York

The Role of the SIPC
The powers of the SIPC
How does it operate?
The role of the receivers
Timothy Mungovan, Esq., Nixon Peabody LLP, Boston

Investor Litigation
Collecting from 3rd parties
Fund managers and auditors
Class actions vs. direct litigation
Can foreign investors sue in the US?
Liability and collectability
Federal vs. State
Fairfield, RIE/Tremont, Ascot
Scott Berman, Esq., Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman, LLP, New York

Clawback Litigation
Lessons learned from the Bayou case from New York bankruptcy court
Which investors may be targeted and what is the likely outcome?
Will investors be required to return principal as well as profits?
Do indirect investors face less clawback risk than direct investors?
Is the filing of SIPC claims prejudicial to clawback defendants?
Philip Bentley, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York
Jeff Marwill, Esq., Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago

The Tax Issues
What are the implications for tax disputes?
Litigation against the IRS
Barry Herzog, Esq., Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York

Offshore Funds
Their role in the fund structure
Liquidation of funds – processes for getting control
The use of the offshore vehicles in onshore (or global litigation)
Geoff Varga, Member, Restructuring Corporate and Forensic Services, Kinetic Partners, Grand Cayman