NEW YORK - The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 27 in an unpublished order affirmed the dismissal of claims that JPMorgan violated federal antitrust law by participating in a conspiracy to manipulate market prices for silver futures (In re: Commodity Exchange, Inc. Silver Futures and Options Trading Litigation $(Brian J. Beatty, et al. v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., et al.$), No. 13-1416, 2nd Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5597).