Anthony MacDonald Caputo’s practice focuses on complex commercial, financial products, and securities related litigation in both state and federal courts. He has handled a wide variety of commercial and contract disputes, securities litigation, and fraud actions. Anthony also devotes time to pro bono work on asylum matters.
- A leading Russian industrial conglomerate pursuing securities fraud claims for insider trading and market manipulation against a major United States investment bank stemming from the liquidation of a more than $1 billion dollar stake in a Canadian auto parts manufacturer.
- A publicly traded commercial finance company pursuing common law and statutory securities fraud claims in Texas in connection with subordinated debt financing arrangement.
- Two investment advisory firms pursuing contract and other claims related to the improper redemption of certain bonds in violation of their governing indentures.
- MBIA, one of the world’s largest monoline insurers, in litigation brought by 18 of the world’s largest banks seeking to overturn MBIA’s corporate restructuring which, with the approval of the New York Department of Insurance (now the Department of Financial Services), established a separate company for MBIA’s municipal bond insurance business. After a several-week evidentiary proceeding, the New York Supreme Court ruled in favor of MBIA, upholding MBIA’s restructuring. The banks agreed to drop their challenge to MBIA’s restructuring, and MBIA then received $1.7 billion in cash and a $500 million line of credit for its municipal bond insurance business.
- The Controlling Pre-LBO Bondholder-directed indenture trustee in Tribune Company.
- Hilton Worldwide in an action alleging trade secret misappropriation brought by Hilton’s competitor, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and in a related grand jury investigation conducted by the United States Attorney’s Office (S.D.N.Y.).