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The Aristophil Scandal: All that glitters…

Open BookRastignac? Grandet? Swindler? Arsène Lupin? Ponzi scheme concerning letters and manuscripts? The adventures of Gérard X, formidable businessman, founder and manager of the Aristophil company, were abruptly interrupted in November 2014, with the search of the company premises and its property by the judicial police. The company was put into receivership on February 16 2015, … Continue Reading

The Fifth Circuit Takes a Mulligan

I previously commented on a controversial fraudulent transfer opinion issued by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In Janvey v. The Golf Channel, 780 F.3d 641 (5th Cir. 2015) (the “First Janvey Opinion”), the Fifth Circuit concluded that $5.9 million of payments made by the “Stanford Financial” Ponzi scheme were voidable pursuant to the Texas … Continue Reading