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Argentina Lower House Repeals Laws to Support Hedge Fund Debt Deal (tags)
Argentina's lower house of Congress voted 165-86 to repeal two laws that blocked the country from settling its decade-long debt dispute with a group of "hold-out" investors.
US Judge Explores Lifting Argentina Sanctions After Country Offers $6.5 Billion (tags)
US District Judge Thomas Griesa ordered "hold-out" investors on Thursday to explain why various sanctions on Argentina should not be lifted.
Wall Street Rally: Hold the Cheers (tags)
Panic Grips Markets (tags)
Irresponsibly Calling Argentina's President Kirchner Anti-Semitic (tags)
The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries (tags)
Fast Track, TTIP, TPP and TISA should be scrapped! Richard Trumka of the AFL-CIO described the TTIP as "secret tribunals" where only "foreign investors" can sue. This article from The Guardian UK focuses on El Salvador. and Pacific Rim.
Grenada Reaches Debt Deal as Caribbean Mired in Debt Problems (tags)
Grenada Could Influence Global Debt Negotiations
Democracy for Sale: Stop Fast Track and TTIP! (tags)
The investment protection clause of the TTIP grants investors special protection regarding their so-called :"legitimate expectation." Businesses can sue when they feel restricted in their business activity by new laws in the public interest. Financial services are an important sector for US investors.
TTIP: Trifling Economic Advantages at the Cost of Democracyand the Public Interest (tags)
The controversial investment-protection agreement establishes a parallel justice giving security to all investors.. The states would be liable for compensation for any lower profits.. We all know our plane can only survive when we do everything for a sustainable economy.
UN Treaty Could Enact Global Bankruptcy Process and Stop Predatory Funds (tags)
The UN General Assembly votes Tuesday on a convention that could enact a global bankruptcy process and stop predatory hedge funds. Bolivia proposed the resolution that if voted upon is expected to pass by a majority. The executive board officers of Jubilee USA sent United States UN Ambassador Samantha Power a letter urging her to support the resolution. Jubilee's 400 US faith communities are holding the Ambassador in prayer as she prepares to vote.
Banks and Investors Challenge Predatory Funds Solutions Fall Short of Comprehensive Prot (tags)
The International Capital Market Association (ICMA), a group of banks and investors, released a new debt framework this morning aimed at reducing the ability of predatory funds and holdout investors to undermine debt restructuring. The plan was created after meetings convened by the US Treasury Department in the wake of Greece's debt restructuring and comes in the aftermath of the landmark debt case between Argentina and NML Capital.
Investment Protection at a Crossroads (tags)
TTIP gives foreign investors the right to sue sovereign governments before ad hoc arbitration courts when lost profits occur as a result of political decisions. These decisions cannot be appealed and undermine social, environmental and labor regulations.
An Eviction in South Central (tags)
A South Central resident finds her voice in the midst of her eviction
Blackwater Founder in Deal to Sell Company to LA-Based Investors (tags)
Erik D. Prince, founder of the private security firm formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, has reached a deal to sell his embattled firm to a small group of investors based in Los Angeles who have close ties to Mr. Prince, according to people briefed on the deal.
UC Regent Richard Blum Personally Profiting Off UC Pension Money-Exposed In New Report (tags)
Peter Byrne in a presentation reports on the systemic criminal conflicts of interest of UC Regent Richard Blum in manipulating the UC Pension fund to benefit himself personally
Action Alert: HLS Shareholder Barclays (tags)
Target: Barclays Global Investors UK Holdings Ltd, a part of Barclays Bank Detail: HLS' largest institutional shareholder with 279,842 shares in HLS (LSR)
Ex Cailfornia Congressman Christopher Cox Frauds (tags)
You will see the war and ponzi scheme connected con artist Christopher 'WMDS' Cox who now heads the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission and who lied about WMDS in Iraq, as head of the House Homeland Security office, sending thousands of Americans to their deaths and perhaps hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to their deaths,now lieing outright about 'naked shorting' in order to help Beltway and far right insiders launder money with shares his SEC refuses to count or audit ! You will see Houston billionaire attorney John O'Quinn(recently in the news chasing Anna Nicole's Smith's funeral procession in hopes of getting a share of her ex petroleum millionaire husband's fortune and clashing with Howard Stern but just as sleeezy as Stern himself only richer from ripping women off in breast plant litigation,Texas tobacco litigation,etc.) who has aided this massive stock fraud as well and was attorney for such money laundering frauds as Stanford University's Endovasc 'biotech' penny stock fraud called Endovasc that has stolen money from American investors and laundered it in terorist suspect money laundering centers such as Kuala Lumpur and Dubai !
James Dale Davidson,Agora Inc.,Charles Schwab,Tim Mahoney,VFIN, LOM and penny stock fraud (tags)
The far right wing James Dale Davidson of Agora Inc.,Baltimore, Maryland,newsmax.com and the National Taxpayers Union of Alexandria,Virginia, as well as Stanford University also profited from the Endovasc fraud and consequent boiler room and probable money laundering by Bellador Group of Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.And both Tim Mahoney's VFIN and Charles Schwab's Charles Schwab profited from the fraud that was and still is Endovasc of Montgomery, Texas as they themselves document in SEC filings.
Ice Cold Market Turns Red Hot Thanks to Global Warming (tags)
One brave company sees an upside to the downside of global warming and offers investors an opportunity to cash in on climate change.
Kola Boof Fired from Film due to Death Threats (tags)
Investors in a film production about a Nigerian woman stoned to death for having sex outside marriage have fired the film's star, Kola Boof--because the government of Sudan has issued a death contract against the woman.