Jenner & Block To Represent Investors In Bayou Scandal

Law360, New York (May 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Investors who lost $450 million in the alleged fraud at hedge fund Bayou Group have a new champion after a bankruptcy court judge appointed Jenner & Block partner Jeff J. Marwil as the federal equity receiver in the case.

Marwil, a partner with Jenner & Block's Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization Practice, will be charged with pursuing legal action on behalf of those who invested in the now-bankrupt Bayou, along with identifying creditors and eventually distributing any recovered funds.

“The basics of my duties are to...
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