2012 News Releases

Friday, December 28, 2012
SIPC: MF Global Agreements Should Result In 100 Percent Return Of Allowed Securities Customer Property

If Conditions Met and Agreements Approved by the Court, Trustee Anticipates Significant Additional Distributions to Commodities Customers Trading on US, Non-US Exchanges.

Monday, December 17, 2012
SIPC: No Liquidations Of Brokerage Firms Seen As A Result Of Hurricane Sandy

Lessons Learned from 9/11, 'Y2K' Helped Avert Firm Shutdowns in Latest Crisis

Friday, October 5, 2012
SIPC: Lehman Agreement Paves Way For 100 Percent Return Of Customer Property

Under Agreement, No SIPC Fund Advances Needed To Satisfy Customers; Resolves Tens of Billions in Claims From LBI's Single Largest Claimant

Thursday, September 20, 2012
SIPC: $2.5 Billion Distributed To Madoff Victims, Covering Half Of Allowed Claims

SIPC Advances Used to Facilitate Recovery of $9.1 Billion for Customers

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Second Interim Distribution To Madoff Victims

Will Total Approximately $1.5 Billion-$2.4 Billion

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
SIPC Comments On District Court Decision In Stanford Case

Scope of SIPC Protection Reaffirmed

Monday, March 19, 2012
SIPC Comments on Madoff Trustee's Settlement in Katz Case

Decision a Major Step Forward in Interest of Madoff Victims, Defendants Will Pay $162 Million to Trustee Over Five Years

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
SIPC Modernization Task Force Issues Report

Diverse Group of Securities Experts Make Recommendations For Future of Organization