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Vulture Funds are financial speculators looking to profiteer from countries in debt crisis. From Argentina to Zambia, they’ve swooped in to buy up debts for pennies in the pound, then demanded full payment plus interest. We’re leading the global fight to put an end to this outrageous practice.

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    France passes law to clip vulture funds’ wings

    Tim Jones, 21 March 2017

    Companies prevented from seeking large profits on debts they bought when a government could not pay. France has passed a law to prevent vulture funds or other creditors from seeking large profits on a debt they bought cheaply. The law protects countries in the global South from having their assets seized by creditors who bought […]

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    Russia suing Ukraine in London shows failure of global debt rules

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 16 January 2017

    Russia’s case against Ukraine for repayment of a $3 billion loan will begin in London on Tuesday 17 January. Commenting ahead of the case, Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign said: “An urgent audit of Ukraine’s debt is needed to establish where the debts have come from, where the money has gone, and […]

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    Groundhog Day looms in Argentina as the IMF returns

    Daniel Ozarow, 12 September 2016

    A decade of IMF conditionality and adjustment sparked Argentina’s 2001 debt default and economic earthquake, and it was expelled from the country in 2006. Yet the country’s new government has officially invited it back next week, writes Daniel Ozarow from Buenos Aires. “Get rid of the lot of them!” roared the indignant crowds in Buenos […]

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    Campaigners call for UK government to enforce Ukraine debt deal

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 28 August 2015

    Vulture funds and Russia could sue Ukraine through London courts Ukraine has reached an in principal agreement with some of its bondholders to reduce the amount of debt owed by 20%, and suspend payments for four years. The deal will be voted on in mid-September. Even if a large majority agree to the deal, some […]

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    George Osborne should support a package of debt cancellation for Greece

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 2 February 2015

    Commenting on the meeting between Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis with Britain’s George Osborne this morning, Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign said: “Greece’s debt comes from loans to bail out banks and vulture funds across Europe, including in Britain. In 2012 the UK government refused to stop vulture funds that were using […]

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