Libor rate rigging News

Deutsche Bank ($77M), JPMorgan ($71M) to Settle Libor Claims in U.S.

Deutsche Bank AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have agreed to pay a combined $148 million to end private U.S. antitrust litigation claiming they conspired with other banks to manipulate the yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor benchmark interest rates. The …

Big Banks Win Dismissal of Most LIBOR Rate Rigging Claims

The world’s biggest banks won a major victory on Friday when a U.S. judge dismissed a “substantial portion” of the claims in private lawsuits accusing them of rigging global benchmark interest rates. The 16 banks had faced claims totaling billions …

Commentary: UBS and Too-Big-to-Punish – James Saft

As well as too-big-to-fail it looks as if we must think of our largest banks as too-big-to-punish as well. After comments from top U.S. Justice Department officials in the wake of the $1.5 billion settlement with UBS over interest-rate manipulation, …