Antitrust attorneys prepare to depose UK traders

Despite the court extending a partial stay on depositions until June 8, lawyers have been granted access to interview some UK-based people

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Expanding reach: “We will be taking depositions of people in the UK” – Chris Burke, Scott+Scott

Attorneys in the US foreign exchange benchmark-fixing antitrust case are moving to depose UK traders connected to banks that have already settled, as legal teams continue to build a case against Credit Suisse, the only remaining dealer fighting the accusations.

Prosecutors at US law firm Scott+Scott have received so-called letters rogatory, which is a formal request from a US court to a foreign court for judicial assistance, to be served in the UK for them to get evidence from currency traders

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