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Saturday, March 21st 2015 - 05:55 UTC

Cristina Fernandez warns Citibank must comply with Argentine law

Banks operating in Argentina “must obey Argentine laws, just like in every country. We're no different,” the president said.

President Cristina Fernandez warned on Friday that banks operating in Argentina must obey its laws, amid a row over Citibank's refusal to defy a US court order blocking Buenos Aires from repaying its restructured debt. At the end of the month, 31 March, Citibank as custodial has to pay Argentine restructured bonds.

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 05:36 UTC

Argentina/holdouts will meet again on Friday; “issues remain unresolved”

The issues separating the parties remain unresolved at this time. The time for the Republic to avoid Default (July 30) is short, said Pollack

Daniel A. Pollack, the Special Master appointed by Judge Thomas P. Griesa to conduct and preside over settlement negotiations between Argentina and the holdouts from speculative funds said that Thursday's meeting had failed and announced a new audience for Friday at 10:00 in the morning in New York.

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 - 01:10 UTC

Griesa rejects 'stay'; orders Argentina and holdouts to meet 'round the clock' to reach a deal

Griesa said an Argentine default would be “most unfortunate” because it would hurt 'real people' and urged Argentina to take “sensible steps”

US Judge Thomas Griesa rejected on Tuesday Argentina’s request for a suspension ('stay') on the ruling that ordered Buenos Aires to pay 1.3 billion dollars plus interests to holdout speculative funds and instructed Argentina and holdouts to meet on Wednesday morning for a first face-to-face meeting.

Tuesday, July 8th 2014 - 08:10 UTC

Kicillof meets Pollack requests 'stay' injunction to pay bondholders

The meeting took almost four hours and was followed by a communiqué from the Argentine delegation

Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof held Monday afternoon a meeting that lasted almost four hours with the Special Master appointed by US Judge Thomas Griesa, Daniel Pollack, and requested that an injunction allowing Argentina to pay bondholders be reinstated while negotiations with holdouts developed.

Friday, July 4th 2014 - 07:47 UTC

Kicillof confirms meeting of Argentine delegation with mediator Pollack

 'Special Master' confirmed the meeting next Monday in a brief release

Economy minister Axel Kicillof has confirmed that Argentina would enter talks with mediator 'Special Master' Daniel Pollack over the legal battle currently raging between the nation and holdout hedge funds as 'vulture funds', while clarifying that those funds would not be present.

Friday, July 4th 2014 - 06:00 UTC

OAS supports Argentina on hedge funds issue; Timerman regrets “US attitude”

Timerman said he appreciated solidarity and commitment from the region but ”I do not quite understand the US’s position”

The Organization of American States (OAS) voted on Thursday to support Argentina’s position against holdout investors, as well as expressing concern over what the entity called “the behavior of speculative agents that affect global financial stability.”

Thursday, July 3rd 2014 - 06:26 UTC

Roubini warns about negative consequences from the Argentine case

”Holdouts must not be permitted to block orderly restructurings that benefit debtors and creditors”, said the renowned economist

The economist famous for predicting the 2008 financial crisis has analyzed Argentina’s current dispute against vulture funds warning “holdouts must not be permitted to block orderly restructurings that benefit debtors and creditors.”

Thursday, July 3rd 2014 - 06:17 UTC

Hedge funds challenge Kicillof to meet them on Thursday in Washington

The Argentine minister will be in the US capital to address foreign ministers at the Organization of American States (OAS) on the current litigation

The NML Capital hedge fund is ready to meet and negotiate directly with Argentine Economy minister Axel Kicillof and is willing to do so on Thursday, according to a top-ranking executive of the hedge fund involved in a long standing litigation with the Argentine government over defaulted debt.

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014 - 07:53 UTC

“Vulture funds not interested in negotiations” claims Minister Kicillof

Kicillof is trying to blame holdouts and Judge Griesa for the current situation

“Vulture funds are not interested in negotiations”, and all they want is “to get hold of the money for re-structured bonds holders”, said Argentina's Ministry of Economy in a release made public late Tuesday, the last exchange on the ongoing battle in a New York court with holdout hedge funds.

Tuesday, July 1st 2014 - 07:14 UTC

Argentina confirmed Monday 7 July negotiations with hedge funds as instructed by Griesa

Minister Kicillof is expected to head the delegation that will first meet with mediator Pollack named by Judge Griesa (Pic AP)

Argentina confirmed that next Monday, 7 July it will hold a meeting with “Judge Thomas Griesa delegate, Daniel Pollack”, in the framework of the current litigation with speculative funds, according to a Monday release from the Ministry of Economy in Buenos Aires.


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