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Published on: March 5th, 2019

Ex-Barclays Forex Chief Cleared By Judge Amid Trial

A federal judge in San Francisco ruled on Monday to acquit a former trader at Barclays PLC of manipulating the price of foreign currency options to defraud the bank's customer Hewlett-Packard Co.,...
Sean Hecker, Kaplan Hecker & Fink
Published on: March 5th, 2019

Judge Tosses Case Against Barclays Trader in Latest Stumble for Prosecutors

A federal judge dismissed without sending to the jury a case against a former senior Barclays PLC trader accused of illegally trading in anticipation of a major client deal, highlighting the problems...
Published on: March 4th, 2019

Court Rules That Shitty Media Men List Creator Can't Be Sued for Emotional Distress

A federal judge in Brooklyn on Friday ruled that in the ongoing lawsuit against Moira Donegan, the creator of the Shitty Media Men list, plaintiff Stephen Elliott cannot sue her for intentional or...
Published on: March 4th, 2019

Judge Uses Rare Move to Throw Out Case Against Barclays Trader

A federal judge in San Francisco took the rare step Monday of dismissing a market manipulation case against a Barclays trader before the jury rendered its verdict, a decision that will prevent...
Published on: February 8th, 2019

Litigator of the Week: And the Runners Up...

A shout-out to the runners up for Litigator of the Week, Sidley partners Jim Badke, Ching-Lee Fukuda and Sona De won a $155 million jury verdict in Delaware federal court for Bayer Healthcare in its...
Published on: February 6th, 2019

Judges examine complaints from inmates at a troubled Brooklyn jail

IT HAS been a particularly trying ten days for more than 1,000 inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Centre (MDC), a federal jail in the Sunset Park neighbourhood of Brooklyn. On January 27th an...
Published on: February 6th, 2019

Defenders Group Files Lawsuit Over Deteriorating Conditions at Federal Prison in Brooklyn

The Federal Defenders of New York have filed a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Prisons over reported conditions of no heat or electricity in parts of the Metropolitan Detention Center in...
Published on: February 4th, 2019

Brooklyn Jail That Lacked Heat Faces a ‘Humanitarian Crisis,’ Lawsuit Claims

Defense lawyers in New York filed suit on Monday over what they said was a “humanitarian crisis” in a troubled Brooklyn federal jail, where a heating system breakdown and a power failure led to...
Published on: January 25th, 2019

Google Won’t Disclose Names of ‘Sh*tty Men in Media’ List Contributors

Writer, director, and alleged trash can man Stephen Elliott 
Published on: January 25th, 2019

MAKERS Announces Initial Lineup for The 2019 MAKERS Conference, Feb 6-8 in Dana Point, California

NEW YORK - MAKERS today announced the initial talent lineup for The 2019 MAKERS Conference, the media brand’s inspiring annual summit for women by women, which will take place February 6-8 at Monarch...