Article: Ex-Deutsche Traders Urge 2nd Circ. To Nix Libor Convictions

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Ex-Deutsche Traders Urge 2nd Circ. To Nix Libor Convictions

Stewart Bishop, 14 April 2021

Two former Deutsche Bank traders on Wednesday argued that the Second Circuit should reverse their convictions for Libor-rigging, saying the government failed to prove they violated any of the applicable rules governing the benchmark interest rate.

Matthew Connolly and Gavin Black in 2018 were convicted at trial of wire fraud and conspiracy for their roles in a purported scheme to tweak lending estimates included in Libor to benefit the bank’s derivatives trading positions. Continue reading “Article: Ex-Deutsche Traders Urge 2nd Circ. To Nix Libor Convictions”

Article: Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton Will Become Apollo’s “Lead Independent Director”

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Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton Will Become Apollo’s “Lead Independent Director”

As if the establishment ignoring Janet Yellen’s clear ties to Citadel wasn’t enough to help you lose faith in the Wall Street swamp this year, we’ll do you one better. Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton has officially been hired by Apollo Global Management, just weeks after stepping down as SEC chair.

Apollo is, of course, the firm whose CEO, Leon Black, was found to have paid child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein $158 million.

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Release: Rio2 Retains BUYINS.NET to Surveil Short Sellers and Market Makers

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Rio2 Retains BUYINS.NET to Surveil Short Sellers and Market Makers

  • Approximately 10 Million Total Shares Shorted in US Since March 2019
  • Approximately 35 Million Total Shares Shorted in Canada Since March 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rio2 Limited (“Rio2” or the “Company”) (TSXV: RIO; OTCQX: RIOFF; BVL: RIO) today announces that it has retained BUYINS.NET, http://www.buyins.net, a leading provider of Regulation SHO compliance monitoring, short sale trading statistics and market integrity surveillance.

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