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Entries in Libor (27)

Wednesday
Jul062016

SFO seeks retrial of two former LIBOR traders

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday it is seeking a retrial of two former Barclays traders after their jury trial ended Monday without verdicts.

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Tuesday
Jul052016

American among three ex-Barclays traders convicted in London LIBOR trial  

Three former employees of Barclays Bank plc were convicted Monday by a jury at the Southwark Crown Court of manipulating the U.S. Dollar LIBOR.

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Thursday
Jun022016

DOJ indicts two former Deutsche Bank traders for LIBOR fraud

Two former Deutsche Bank AG  traders -- the bank’s supervisor of the Pool Trading Desk in New York and a derivatives trader in London -- were indicted for their alleged roles in a scheme to manipulate the U.S. Dollar London InterBank Offered Rate, the DOJ said today.

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Monday
Mar142016

U.S. jails two former Rabobank traders for rigging LIBOR

Two UK citizens and former derivatives traders at Rabobank were sentenced to U.S. prison Thursday for rigging LIBOR rates for U.S. Dollars and Japanese Yen.

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Thursday
Mar102016

Martin Kenney on the LIBOR scandal: Working for the SFO can't be easy

After a London jury acquitted six defendants in late January, I hope the Serious Fraud Office’s decision to prosecute individuals for their alleged part in the LIBOR rate fixing scandal doesn't blow up in its face.

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Monday
Mar072016

UK bans former Deutsche Bank trader for LIBOR fraud

The UK Financial Conduct Authority Wednesday banned a former trader at Deutsche Bank AG from the UK financial services industry for "lacking honesty and integrity" following his guilty plea for fraud in the United States.

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Friday
Feb122016

SFO director rehired for two more years

SFO Director David Green CB QC (Image courtesy fo the SFO)UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright said he extended the contract of the director of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, for two more years.

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Friday
Jan292016

Sixth LIBOR defendant acquitted in London

A jury in London Thursday acquitted a sixth defendant of manipulating LIBOR -- -- the benchmark interest rate banks pay to borrow money from each other in the London market.

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Wednesday
Jan272016

Five acquitted in London LIBOR trial

Five individuals were acquitted of conspiracy to defraud by a jury at London's Southwark Crown Court Wednesday in the UK Serious Fraud Office's ongoing criminal prosecutions for manipulating LIBOR -- the interest rate banks pay to borrow money from each other in the London market.

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Wednesday
Aug052015

After first Libor trial, UK jails convicted trader 14 years

The first defendant to go on trial in the UK as part of the Serious Fraud Office's criminal investigation into the manipulation of Libor was convicted and sentenced Monday at Southwark Crown Court.

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Thursday
Jul162015

SFO scorecard: 78% conviction rate, 16 new investigations, 30 defendants await trial

The UK Serious Fraud Office filed its annual report for the year ended March 31, 2015 with the government Tuesday.

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Thursday
Jan292015

Don't forget antitrust enforcement (and compliance)

The DOJ said last week it collected $1.86 billion in criminal fines and penalties from antitrust prosecutions during the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2014. 

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