The ‘B’ Word is #5 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year

Consider these recent financial fraud-related settlements: - SAC Capital Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading and Will Pay $1.8 Billion; - Johnson & Johnson to Pay More than $2.2 Billion to Resolve Criminal and Civil Investigations; - Rabobank Admits Wrongdoing in Libor Investigation, Agrees...

LIBOR Conspiracy? Canada Says No

Canada’s Competition Bureau has discontinued its investigation of alleged collusive conduct into the setting of Yen LIBOR rates and their use in pricing interest rate derivative products. The Bureau said that its investigation – which it began in early 2011 – did not find sufficient...

Quoting E-Mails, Government Charges 3 Former Rabobank Traders with Manipulating Yen Libor

Two former Japanese Yen derivatives traders at Rabobank and the trader responsible for setting Rabobank’s Yen London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) have been charged as part of the Justice Department’s ongoing criminal investigation into the alleged manipulation of LIBOR. And, once again...

3 Former Barclays Bankers Charged with LIBOR Manipulation

The United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office has brought charges against three former employees at Barclays Bank Plc, Peter Charles Johnson, Jonathan James Mathew, and Stylianos Contogoulas, in connection with its investigation into the manipulation of LIBOR. The SFO alleged that the defendants conspired...

17 Large Banks Manipulated LIBOR, FDIC Claims

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as receiver for dozens of failed banks including Washington Mutual and IndyMac Bancorp, has sued 17 large banks, alleging that they manipulated LIBOR – the London interbank offered rate – over approximately a four-year period. The suit contends...