US attorneys deny ‘shielding’ Cartel witness

US antitrust attorneys say they were merely discussing how to proceed with its case

Look beyond: US told witness attorney it does not have a mutual joint approach with foreign regulators

US attorneys have denied intervening with any foreign regulator on behalf of a key witness in its case against three former UK foreign exchange traders charged with price manipulation.

Earlier this month, counsels for Christopher Ashton, formerly of Barclays, Rohan Ramchandani, previously of Citi, and Richard Usher, most recently of JP Morgan and RBS, sought help from a federal judge to get documents they believe will reveal how the Department of Justice “shielded” the witness, known in court

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