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Noble Trust Liquidation Information

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Recent News

June 29, 2017 - Order Establishing Bar Date for Filing Proofs of Claim by the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration and the United States Internal Revenue Service and Approving Form and Manner of Notice.

June 16, 2017 - Liquidator's Motion For An Order Establishing Bar Date For filing Proofs Of Claim By The New Hampshire Department Of Revenue Administration And The United States Internal Revenue Service And Approving Form And Manner Of Notice

March 8, 2017

Notices of Determination

January 26, 2017 - Completion of mailing of Notices of Determination to claimants.

April 27, 2016 - Order Further Modifying Order Establishing Claims Procedure

March 29, 2016 - Order Granting Liquidators Motion for Approval of Sale of Sandusky Ave. Property in Ohio

October 27, 2015 - Order Further Modifying Order Establishing Claims Procedures

October 19, 2015 - Order Approving Settlement and Release Agreement with Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

July 27, 2015

June 11, 2015 - US Attorney's Press Release about sentencing of Gerald Marino

October 24, 2014 - New Hampshire State Supreme Court decision in fraudulent transfers cases

October 7, 2014

October 1, 2014 - Order Approving of Settlement Agreements with Ronald P. Kauffman and Related Entities, PNC Bank and Ohio Attorney General

August 15, 2014 - Affidavit of Soneet R. Kapila in Support of Proposed Plan of Liquidation

August 12, 2014

August 8, 2014 - Notice of Hearing on Plan and Motion to Approve.

August 7, 2014

July 30, 2014 - Order Approving Notice and Objection Procedures for Hearing on Approval of Liquidator's Plan of Liquidation and Approval of Claims Procedures Motion.

July 25, 2014 - Liquidator's Consented to Motion to Approve Notice-Objection Procedures for Hearing on Plan of Liquidation.

April 7, 2014 - Order Approving Settlement Agreement and Release with Security Life Denver.

March 13, 2014

February 27, 2014

January 31, 2014

January 30, 2014

Court Filings

November 20, 2013 - Order on Joint Motion of Liquidator and Credit Suisse Assented to by Wells Fargo for Approval of Their Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release of Claims Regarding PHL Variable.

July 27, 2015

October 17, 2013 - Superior Court decision approving settlement between PHL Variable and Liquidator.

August 20, 2013

June 13, 2013

June 10, 2013

June 6, 2013

June 6, 2013

March 28, 2013

February 26, 2013 - Order Granting Motion Liquidator's Assented-To Motion to Substitute Exhibits to Motion to Approve Settlement and Release Agreement with PHL Variable Insurance Company.

February 26, 2013 - Liquidator's Assented-To Motion to Substitute Exhibits to Motion to Approve Settlement and Release Agreement with PHL Variable Insurance Company.

January 18, 2013

January 17, 2013

December 5, 2012 - Order Establishing Settlement Agreement Review Procedures.

November 29, 2012

November 28, 2012

November 14, 2012

November 13, 2012 - The Merrimack County Superior Court has scheduled a status conference for all matters pending before that court on November 20, 2012 at 1:30.

April 17, 2012 - Liquidator's Motion to Approve Notice and Objection Procedures for Hearing on Motion for Approval of Settlement.

April 17, 2012 - Liquidator's Motion for Approval of Settlement and Release Agreement with PHL Variable Insurance Company (redacted in accordance with the February 26, 2013 order).

January 10, 2012 - The Office of Noble Liquidation has a new phone number: 603-625-6733.

October 12, 2011 - Letter to Supreme Court Withdrawing Rule 11 Petition.

September 29, 2011 - Merrimack County Superior Court’s Order on Liquidator’s Motion to Reassign Stayed Cases.

September 9, 2011 - On September 9, 2011, the Liquidator filed a Petition in the New Hampshire Supreme Court seeking an order compelling the Merrimack County Superior Court to lift the stays.

February 22, 2011 - The Liquidator filed a Motion to Reassign the Stayed Cases to the Acting Chief Justice of the Superior Court.

January 19, 2011 - The Court issued an order again indefinitely staying matters involved in the liquidation pending receipt by the Court of funding for the Senior justice formerly assigned to this case.

November 3, 2010 - The Merrimack County Superior Court issued an order lifting the stay on matters relating to the liquidation of Noble Trust Company.

August 6, 2010 - The Court entered three recent orders staying the liquidation proceeding, the Director’s and Officer’s Suit and certain other litigation indefinitely.

June 21, 2010 - Deputy Bank Commissioner Robert Fleury recently filed a Noble Trust Plan of Liquidation

June 21, 2010 - Deputy Bank Commissioner Fleury recently filed a Proposed Order Concerning Claims Procedures.

April 1, 2010 - The Liquidator recently filed a lawsuit pertaining to certain insurance policies involved in the liquidation.

March 5, 2010 - Court’s Order re Schedule for Filing Liquidation Plan and Adjudication Procedures

March 4, 2010 - Liquidator’s Interim Status Report

February 11, 2010 - Court’s Order Granting Liquidator’s Motion for Approval of Lindsey Settlement Agreement

January 15, 2010 - Liquidator’s Petition to Set Aside Fraudulent Transfers, for Damages and for Other Relief

November 24, 2009 - Liquidator’s Motion for Approval of Settlement Agreement with (and Stipulated Judgment Against) Colin Lindsey. Motion to Approve Notice and Objection Procedures for Hearing on same.

November 13, 2009 - Order approving Consent to Judgment by Balcarres in connection with Petition for Damages and Permanent Injunction against Balcarres LLC filed on November 10, 2009, by NH Bank Commissioner in his capacity as Noble trust Liquidator. Order results in transfer of all Balcarres assets and property to Liquidation Estate.

July 13, 2009 - Writ of Summons for Michael J Walsh, dba Walsh & Associates

July 7, 2009 - Court’s Order Approving Liquidator’s Proposed Order for Approval of Settlement and Release Agreement Between Liquidator and PHL Variable

June 29, 2009 - Proposed Order on Liquidator’s Motion for Approval of Settlement and Release Agreement, modified to address certain objections

May 26, 2009 - Motion of Stanley D. Miller to Continue the Hearing on the Liquidator’s Motion for Approval of Settlement and Release Agreement with PHL Variable Insurance Company Granted

May 4, 2009 - NH Banking Commissioner Peter C. Hildreth, acting in his capacity as Noble Trust Liquidator, has filed with the Merrimack County Superior Court a Liquidator’s Register of Claims in connection with the Liquidation Procedure of the Noble Trust Company and Aegean Scotia Holdings, LLC.

April 27, 2009 - NH Banking Commissioner Peter C. Hildreth, acting in his capacity as Noble Trust Liquidator, has filed suit against the Noble Trust officers and directors.

April 21, 2009

December 19, 2008

June 11, 2008 - The Superior Court for Merrimack County, New Hampshire has entered an Order to Clarify the Order Appointing Liquidator, entered March 30, 2008.

April 10, 2008 - Pursuant to NH RSA 395:13 and in connection with the Merrimack County Superior Court Order dated March 27, 2008, the New Hampshire Banking Department Commissioner has mailed the following Proof of Claim documents “to all persons whose names appear as creditors upon the books of the institution so far as their addresses are known.”

April 4, 2008 - The Commissioner of the New Hampshire Banking Department hereby gives notice, pursuant to NH RSA 395:7, that he has taken possession of the property and business of Noble Trust Company.

April 1, 2008 - On March 27, 2008 The Superior Court for Merrimack County, New Hampshire entered an order appointing Banking Department Commissioner Peter C. Hildreth, as Liquidator for Noble Trust Company.

Other Activities

October 27, 2009 - Former Officers of Noble Trust Company Sentenced

August 19, 2009 - The NH Bank Commissioner in his capacity as Noble Trust Liquidator completed negotiations with Chubb Insurance and collected $1 million for the benefit of the Liquidation Estate due to a $1 million fidelity bond protecting against dishonest acts that the NHBD required Noble to carry.

Press Releases

April 22, 2009 - US Attorney’s Press Release announcing the Plea Agreement with Colin P. Lindsey

April 2, 2009 - US Attorney’s Press Release announcing the Plea Agreement with Lisa Elliott

March 5, 2009 - U.S. Attorney’s Announcement on Noble Trust Company Statement from Banking Commissioner Hildreth

July 30, 2008 - Please note that the deadline to submit claims against Noble Trust has been revised (extended) to August 11, 2008.
Claims must be received no later than 6:00 p.m. at PO Box 2765, Concord NH 03302.

June 26, 2008 - Please note that the Noble Trust Company has a new phone number: (603) 228-9009 and a new fax number: (603) 228-8009.

April 7, 2008 - Pursuant to RSA 395:7 the New Hampshire Banking Department has placed Legal Notices in several newspapers regarding claims

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