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A United States appeals court on Monday declined to reconsider an order requiring Argentina to pay 1.33 billion dollars, ruling in favor of bondholders who refused to participate in two debt restructurings spinning out of the country's 2002 default.
A group of Argentine bondholders will offer creditors suing for the repayment of defaulted sovereign debt a private deal to get them to abandon their litigation, the state-run Télam news agency said.
In a letter to investors dated October 28, Elliott Management said it remained hopeful that a consensual resolution can be achieved with Argentina regarding the hedge funds dispute. Elliott, which ranks among the industry's most enduring funds, having opened in 1977 with one million dollars in assets, tried to force Argentina to make full payment on bonds it bought more than a decade ago.
US hedge funds fighting Argentina for repayment on defaulted debt asked a US appeals court on Tuesday to lift its hold on a ruling that ordered Argentina to repay the holders.
The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a ruling that may force Argentina to make payments on defaulted government bonds, rejecting that country’s appeal in a clash that has roiled its financial markets. The justices, without comment, on Monday let stand a 2012 U.S. appeals court decision that bars Argentina from making payments on 24 billion in restructured debt unless it also pays owners of the earlier repudiated bonds.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday took no action on a landmark case pitting Argentina against creditors which could have deep repercussions for financially troubled governments and their creditors. The court had been expected to announce whether it would review the case, but it was not included in a list of cases accepted or denied for review that was released on Tuesday.
The US Supreme Court was scheduled to meet behind closed doors on Monday to decide whether to hear a high-profile appeal by Argentina over its battle with hedge funds that refused to take part in two debt restructurings that sprang from the country's 2002 default.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday and according to the official agenda has several appointments with political leaders and business representatives.
An Argentine lawmaker claims that the US oil corporation Chevron which is investing heavily in developing shale resources in Neuquen with YPF is a partner of Oil Spill Response Limited that is also involved with the oil companies operating in the South Atlantic in Argentine waters but licensed by the Falkland Islands government.
A court hearing in New York scheduled for Thursday midday between hedge funds holders of Argentine defaulted bond and lawyers for the Argentine government was called off on request from the holdouts.