Topic: Market abuse

DOJ: Lenient sentences for convicted spoofers could “wreak havoc” on US markets

US prosecutors want two convicted ex-Deutsche Bank traders to serve at least four-and-a-half years in prison; the former traders hope to avoid prison altogether.

24 May 2021

Former Bank of America trader to testify in upcoming spoofing trial

04 May 2021

Chicago court quashes spoofing defendants' subpoena to CFTC

23 April 2021

SEC names Paul Weiss partner as head of enforcement division

Alex Oh, who co-led Paul Weiss’s FCPA practice, is now the SEC’s enforcement director.

22 April 2021

SEC opens probe into head of Archegos Capital Management

01 April 2021

SEC seeks appeal of Rio Tinto ruling before trial starts

30 March 2021

Former Glencore trader convicted over market manipulation scheme

25 March 2021

Coinbase settles CFTC probe into trading data errors

22 March 2021

Court upholds spoofing convictions for ex-Deutsche Bank traders

The Chicago federal court has thrown out James Vorley and Cédric Chanu’s arguments that jurors wrongly convicted them of wire fraud over a scheme to spoof precious metals markets.

19 March 2021

ASIC’s immunity policy threatens to undermine companies’ whistleblower programmes  

Australian companies should be wary of employees circumventing internal reporting structures and going straight to the securities regulator with allegations of market misconduct following the release of a new immunity policy.

17 March 2021

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