Picard Slams Madoff Son's Appeal Bid In $198M Suit

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT) -- The trustee liquidating Bernard L. Madoff's investment firm asked a New York bankruptcy judge on Friday to prohibit a proposed appeal of a decision that retained most claims in his $198 million clawback suit against the convicted con man's family.

On Oct. 6, Andrew Madoff, son of the imprisoned Ponzi schemer, sought permission to file an interlocutory appeal of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland's Sept. 22 decision, in which the judge dismissed 11 counts in trustee Irving Picard's complaint but otherwise allowed the case to continue....
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