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  • Kirby McInerney Appointed to Executive Committee in Precious Metals Futures Spoofing Case Against Bank of Nova Scotia

    On October 15, 2020, the Honorable Michael A. Shipp of the United States Court for the District of New Jersey appointed Karen M. Lerner to the Executive Committee in In re Bank of Nova Scotia Spoofing Litigation, 20 Civ. 11059 (D.N.J.).  The case originates from the Bank of Nova Scotia’s alleged price manipulation of gold and silver futures contracts traded on the Commodity Exchange, Inc. over the course of several years, which formed the basis of the bank’s recent settlement with the CFTC and the DOJ for $77.4 million.

  • Kirby McInerney Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Treasury Futures Spoofing Case Against JPMorgan

    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.

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  • Facilitating Tax Fraud? Sotheby's Faces New York False Claims Act Action
    12/23/2020 | Bloomberg Tax

    New York state is going after businesses that help their clients and customers avoid taxes using the state’s False Claims Act. The targets include such esteemed businesses as Sotheby’s and its wealthy clients. Randall Fox of Kirby McInerney tells how Sotheby’s allegedly ran afoul of the Act and explains how the state is pursuing facilitators of tax fraud.

  • Judge Consolidated JPMorgan Spoofing Suits, Taps Counsel
    10/09/2020 | Law360

    A New York federal judge on Friday consolidated seven proposed class actions alleging JPMorgan Chase has been illegally spoofing the futures market since 2009 and appointed Lowey Dannenberg PC and Kirby McInerney LLP as interim lead co-counsel.

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