Working Session 6

Regulation and investigations in the banking industry concerning benchmark manipulation: Investigations by Financial Regulators and Competition Authorities in the Banking Industry – Libor, Forex, What Next?

Since 2012 the banking industry has been under unprecedented scrutiny by financial surveillance authorities, as well as competition authorities with regards to their business behavior. Numerous authorities around the world have investigated allegations in the context of Libor setting, Forex transactions, etc. in order to assess possible wrongdoing. The session will explore the current status of these investigations and follow-on civil actions, as well as the impact on the business of the banking industry.

 

Session Schedule:

09.00 – 12.00 on Thursday 3 September

 

Panelists:

Brian Harte, Berkeley Research Group (U.K.) Limited, UK Calvin Benedict, CCP Research Foundation, UK

Nicolas Thieltgen, Brucher Thieltgen & Partners, Luxembourg

Bradley Rice, Nabarro LLP, UK

Stéphane de Navacelle, Navacelle Law, France

Benjamin Dürig, Froriep, Switzerland

Szabolcs Mestyan, Lakatos Köves and Partners, Hungary

Takahiko Itoh, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Japan Lauren E. Curry, Brown Rudnick LLP, USA

Jeremie Jourdan, White & Case, Belgium

 

COMMISSIONS: Antitrust / Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Law / Commercial Fraud

GENERAL REPORTERS

Péricard Arnaud - Antitrust & Banking & Commercial Fraud - Working Session 6

 

Arnaud Péricard

xavier costa

 

Xavier Costa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volker Weiss

 

SESSION DOCUMENTS

General Report

 

National Reports:

France

Germany

Hungary

Japan

Netherlands

Spain

Switzerland

UK

USA