Bogucki lawyers seek dismissal for third time

Defence attorneys ask court to look into instructions given to grand jury about the nature of Barclays and HP’s relationship

Seeking dismissal: latest challenge comes after Court of Appeals overturns verdict of former Jefferies Group bond trader Jesse Litvak

Lawyers representing former Barclays currency trader Robert Bogucki have mounted a stern pushback against the US Department of Justice (DoJ), arguing the government has failed to learn it cannot bring fraud charges against someone based on a counterparty’s assumption that it is owed a fiduciary duty.

In recent weeks, attorneys at Kaplan Hecker & Fink and Clarence Dyer & Cohen have emboldened their efforts to have the case dismissed, after the Second Circuit Court of Appeals once more vacated

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