Tag Archives: libor antitrust litigation

Big Developments in the Massive Market Manipulation Cases

The global financial markets have been rocked in recent years by revelations of market manipulations involving personnel from some of the world’s largest financial institutions. The scandals have included alleged manipulation of the Libor benchmark rates, of the foreign exchange benchmark rates, and of the metals trading markets. Relatedly, there have also been allegations of … Continue Reading

More About Stories We’re Following: Libor Scandal, FIRREA, Chinese Company Securities Suits

NCUA Files Libor Manipulatoin Antitrust Suit: Even though the federal judge presiding over the consolidated Libor antitrust litigation has granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss the antitrust claims, the federal credit union regulatory agency has filed a new action against Libor rate-setting banks alleging violation of the Sherman Act. As described in the National Credit Union … Continue Reading

Big News: Consolidated Libor-Scandal Antitrust and RICO Claims Dismissed

On March 29, 2013, in a ruling that she acknowledged some might find to be “unexpected” in light of the substantial regulatory fines and penalties that some of the defendants have paid, Southern District of New York Naomi Reice Buchwald granted the defendants’ motions to dismiss the antitrust and RICO claims in the consolidated Libor-based … Continue Reading

Another Libor-Scandal Antitrust Lawsuit Filed, This One on Behalf of Derivatives Investors

At the risk of sounding repetitive, I must report here that there has been yet another Libor-scandal related lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York. The latest lawsuit, filed on July 30, 2012, purports to be filed on behalf of a class of investors who bought U.S. dollar Libor-based derivatives beginning August 1, … Continue Reading