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The LIA argues Goldman took advantage of its financial naivety by canada goose clearance first gaining its trust, then encouraging it to make risky and ultimately worthless investments.

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Canada Goose Jackets The LIA called as its buy canada goose jacket final witness Catherine McDougall, a former Allen Overy lawyer who was seconded to the LIA in July 2008 by Allen Overy to assist and provide training to the LIA legal team. Canada Goose Jackets

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She said she brought this up with the LIA, with Allen and Overy and eventually with Goldman Sachs.

buy canada goose jacket cheap McDougall told the court she had little experience canada goose uk outlet of derivatives at the time but canadian goose jacket said LIA executives seemed to have even less. buy canada goose jacket cheap She said they did not understand how derivatives worked or what were call and put options. buy canada goose jacket cheap

She said that in response to her question in July 2008 about what kind of due diligence had been done before the trades, one of the LIA officials had asked: what? However, she said the exchange took place in a meeting and she didn recall the name of the official.

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The LIA Canada Goose online equity team had also seemed to implicitly trust Youssef Kabbaj, piloshop the banker who was Goldman main contact with the LIA, and relied completely on his advice, McDougall said.

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Kabbaj no longer works for Goldman and has signed a confidentiality agreement with the bank. He has commented once to the Canada Goose sale media but has declined to speak further, citing the agreement.

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Canada Goose sale Zarti is no longer connected with the LIA. Reuters has canada goose outlet been unable to reach him for comment. Canada Goose sale

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