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Fairfield Funds: Update

November 2010 - Finance. Legal Developments by Ogier .

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Liquidators were appointed over Fairfield Sentry Limited, Fairfield Sigma Limited and Fairfield Lambda Limited (together “the Funds”) by orders of the BVI High Court dated 21 July 2009, 21 July 2009 and 23 April 2009 respectively.

Fairfield Sentry Limited was the largest “feeder” fund to Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities LLC (“BLMIS”) and invested approximately 95% of its assets with BLMIS. BLMIS was placed into liquidation proceedings in the United States in December 2008, after it was revealed that Bernard Madoff operated BLMIS as a Ponzi scheme for many years. Fairfield Sigma Limited and Fairfield Lambda Limited were both sub-funds of Fairfield Sentry Limited and invested all of their assets with Fairfield Sentry Limited.

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