2011 News Releases

Monday, December 12, 2011
SIPC To Defend Itself Against SEC Lawsuit Over Stanford Antiguan Bank Losses

Lawsuit In Conflict With Securities Investor Protection Act

Monday, October 31, 2011
Liquidation Proceeding For MF Global Inc. Undertaken By Securities Investor Protection Corporation

SIPC Taking Action to Protect Customer Assets; Giddens Appointed by Court as Trustee

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Initial Interim Distribution Of Recovered Funds To Madoff Claims Holders

New Settlements Increase Initial, Interim Pro Rata Distribution to Approximately $312 Million

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Settlement Reached With Tremont Group, Second-Largest Feeder Fund Network In Madoff Ponzi Fraud

Cash Payments of more than $1 Billion to be made to BLMIS Customer Fund; Settlement Structure Facilitates Future Recovery Distributions to Feeder Fund Investors

Friday, June 17, 2011
SIPC Issues Warning On "Phishing" Scam Targeting Investment Scam Victims

Victims and Potential Investors in Scams Targeted by Phony "SIPC Agents"

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Trustee For Liquidation Of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities Files Motion To Allocate Recovered Monies To The BLMIS Customer Fund And Return Stolen Monies To Customers

2.6 Billion to be Allocated to Customer Fund; Initial, Interim Pro Rata Distribution of Approximately $272 Million to BLMIS Customers; Appeals of Picower, Levy Settlements and Net Equity Prevent Larger Payments