U.S. judge who oversaw Argentina debt saga dead at 87

U.S. judge who oversaw Argentina debt saga dead at 87A senior federal judge in New York who oversaw the historic sovereign debt default cases brought against Argentina by creditors, Thomas Griesa, died on Christmas Eve at the age of 87, Special Master Daniel Pollack said. Griesa, whose rulings in the Argentina case brought him notoriety on Wall Street and infamy on the streets of Buenos Aires, ultimately ruled in favor of deep-pocketed hedge funds against the successive governments of Presidents Nestor Kirchner and then his wife Cristina Fernandez.



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