Topic: Spoofing

Fraud section chief unravels thorny ethical issues

“Sometimes it will break your heart when your cooperating witness is getting sued by the bad guy, and so on a human level I really feel for them,” said Criminal Division fraud section chief Robert Zink.

03 June 2020

Former JPMorgan trader asks to be severed from spoofing trial

An ex-JPMorgan trader has attempted to distance himself from racketeering conspiracy allegations facing three of his former colleagues in an ongoing market manipulation case.

28 May 2020

Allegations of needless US evidence-gathering requests raise concerns in UK

Former UK Financial Conduct Authority lawyers have said allegations that US prosecutors sent frivolous evidence requests to the UK are worrying if true.

22 May 2020

Spoofing: Why does UK enforcement lag behind the US?

King & Spalding’s Zach Fardon, Aaron Stephens, Patrick Montgomery and Joanna Harris discuss the distinct legal frameworks applicable to “spoofing” cases in the US versus the UK, and why UK enforcement efforts may appear lacklustre compared to the US.

21 May 2020

UK lags behind US in spoofing cases despite “easier” laws

The UK’s financial authority is investigating only a handful of alleged spoofing cases despite an apparent increase in enforcement across the Atlantic.

19 March 2020

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