Europe's Madoff Losers Tell 2nd Circ. Cases Belong In US

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT) -- European investors urged the Second Circuit on Friday to let U.S. courts hear class actions that target Bernard Madoff’s Austrian associate Sonja Kohn, arguing that the Madoff scheme is centered in New York.

A federal court in New York is the best place to try cases against Kohn, lawyers for two European investors said at oral arguments before a panel of judges in Manhattan. The investors want to overturn a decision finding European courts to be the best forum for cases against European feeder funds....
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