Kirby McInerney Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Treasury Futures Spoofing Case Against JPMorgan10/09/2020
Kirby McInerney was appointed as co-lead counsel in In re JPMorgan Treasury Futures Spoofing Litigation, 20 Civ. 03515 (S.D.N.Y.) by the Honorable Paul A. Engelmayer of the United States Court for the Southern District of New York on October 9, 2020. The case concerns the alleged long term manipulation of Treasury Futures that recently contributed to JPMorgan’s recent $920 million settlements with the DOJ, CFTC, and SEC.
In the appointing order, Judge Engelmayer’s lauded counsel’s experience and “proven track record” of settlements in Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”) cases, pointing to Kirby’s leading role in some of the largest recoveries within the CEA field. The Court also mentioned Kirby’s effective representation of individual traders in a silver-futures manipulation case against JPMorgan (Shak v. JPMorgan), calling the firm’s experience in commodities cases and futures manipulation “notable.”
A copy of the Court’s order can be downloaded here.