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When Can a Bond Trader Lie? Second Circuit Litvak Decision Leaves the Door Open

In March 2014, Jefferies bond trader Jesse Litvak was convicted for committing a fraud on the United States of America by lying to his customers’ asset managers, who were hired by the government to deploy billions of dollars of TARP funds intended to bail out the banks that were “too big to fail.”  In December … Continue Reading

New Policies from the ICC Court

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has recently announced two major decisions.  First, for cases registered on and after January 1, 2016, the Court will now publish on its website the names of the arbitrators sitting in ICC cases, their nationality, whether the appointment was made by the Court or by the parties, and which arbitrator … Continue Reading
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