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Wednesday, February 10th 2016 - 07:24 UTC

Argentina still has uphill battle with holdouts: a stay of pari-passu is next round

Recently elected President Macri has taken a more conciliatory approach to the litigant funds, because of the need to regain access to vital hard currency funding.

While investors cheered progress on last week's arduous negotiations in New York between Argentine government officials and litigant investors, the administration of president Mauricio Macri still faces an uphill battle as it works to bring other holdouts on board.

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016 - 07:23 UTC

Argentina agrees to pay Italian bond holders including “a reasonable interest”

Prat-Gay said the deal with Italian bondholders is a step toward “closing the gap with the firmest litigants,” that is, hedge funds headed by magnate Paul Singer.

Argentina announced Tuesday that it reached a $900 million preliminary accord to settle its pending debt with 50,000 Italian holders of defaulted Argentine government bonds. Finance minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said that the agreement with Italian bondholders includes the Argentine government's acknowledgement of the debt “and reasonable interest”.

Thursday, December 10th 2015 - 08:18 UTC

Pollack confirms Macri´s administration intention of negotiating with hedge funds

Daniel Pollack said in a statement that he had met “earlier this week” at his office in New York with Argentina's incoming finance secretary, Luis Caputo

The court-appointed mediator in a long-running debt dispute pitting Argentina against holdout hedge funds said Wednesday that President-elect Mauricio Macri's incoming administration intended to negotiate a settlement.

Wednesday, November 4th 2015 - 07:41 UTC

Argentina defaulted bonds dispute pushed into the US Republicans' presidential campaign

Billionaire New York investor Paul Singer sent a letter to dozens of other donors declaring his support for Rubio in the presidential primary

One of the wealthiest and most influential Republican donors — who also happens to be in the midst of a legal battle with Argentina over defaulted-debt — is throwing his support behind the presidential campaign of US Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, according to a New York Times report.

Wednesday, March 25th 2015 - 07:30 UTC

New York Court of Appeals delays decision on Argentina's contempt of court

Judge Griesa moved against Argentina due to its refusal to pay 1.35 billion dollars plus interest and penalty charges to the hedge funds

The New York Court of Appeals has decided to push back its decision on Argentina for another week, as the Cristina Fernandez administration seeks to overturn the contempt ruling imposed by judge Thomas Griesa in the ongoing conflict against holdout investors.

Tuesday, March 24th 2015 - 05:16 UTC

Holdouts of Argentine-law bonds 'reach agreement' with Griesa and Citibank

Paul Singer's NML fund claims that Citibank will not file an appeal over Judge Griesa’s more central ruling.

Paul Singer-controlled NML Capital said that the hedge fund, as well as other holders of Argentine debt, made a deal with Citibank regarding the legal dispute at New York courts over Argentine-law bonds.

Friday, March 20th 2015 - 08:03 UTC

US website to honor Nisman has among its sponsors the head of a hedge fund in litigation with Argentina

Paul Singer in a billion-dollar legal battle against Argentina over defaulted debt, is the second-largest donor to the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD).

A Washington-based think-tank launched a website and award to honor the memory of late AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman yet its founders raised a few eyebrows as they include someone who has an ongoing court case and regularly spoken ill of Argentina.

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 - 05:27 UTC

Argentina will appeal on Thursday Judge Griesa's 'contempt of court'

Kicillof said the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has sent no “warning” to Argentina regarding a contempt order

The Argentine government will present on Thursday its appellant’s brief over the contempt of court ordered by New York Judge Thomas Griesa, the Economy Ministry has confirmed. Griesa had ruled Argentina in contempt of his orders due to working on a plan to shift control over payments of its restructured debt to Buenos Aires.

Sunday, November 9th 2014 - 10:35 UTC

Argentine bondholders file for 'me too' at Judge Griesa's court: claims reach 6.5bn

Carmine Boccuzzi told Griesa that holders of Argentina’s defaulted debt will seek to have his 2012 order applied in their cases

Argentina told New York district judge Thomas Griesa that bondholders filed 25 lawsuits since June, when the judge ordered blocking the country's from paying its restructured debt without also paying a group of holdouts, Bloomberg news has reported.

Thursday, November 6th 2014 - 07:22 UTC

Argentina and hedge fund NML Capital ratify their commitment to keep fighting

“If someone thinks that on January first Argentina will go on its knees to negotiate with vulture funds, he is getting it all wrong” said Vanoli, central bank chief

Argentine Central bank chief Alejandro Vanoli, said the country will be not getting down on its knees in a negotiation with 'vulture funds' (hedge funds), once the January first date comes and the controversial RUFO clause, (preventing Argentina from voluntarily offering holdout creditors better terms than those of its 2005 and 2010 restructurings), falls.

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