Privacy Ombudsman Appointed In Refco Case

Law360, New York (November 8, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Following through on an order signed last week by the federal judge in charge of Refco Inc.’s Chapter 11 case, U.S. Trustee Diana G. Adams has appointed a consumer privacy ombudsman in connection with the proposed sale of customer and marketing information pertaining to Refco F/X Associates LLC's foreign exchange clients.

In court papers dated Nov. 7, Adams announced that she had appointed Elise Berkower, an attorney and “Certified Information Privacy Professional” with the privacy consulting firm Chapell & Associates in New York, as Refco’s consumer...
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