Category Archives: Public Safety & Law

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Three Former Traders for Major Banks Arraigned in Foreign Currency Exchange Antitrust Conspiracy

Three United Kingdom nationals and former traders of major banks voluntarily surrendered to the FBI and were arraigned on a charge arising from their alleged roles in a conspiracy to manipulate the price of U.S. dollars and euros exchanged in the foreign currency exchange (FX) spot market, the Justice Department announced today.

Department of Justice Statement on the Closing of its Investigation Into the Possible Acquisition of Chicago Sun-Times by Owner of Chicago Tribune

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division issued the following statement today after announcing the closing of its investigation into the possible acquisition of the Chicago Sun-Times by tronc Inc., the owner of the Chicago Tribune:

On May 15, 2017, the Antitrust Division announced that it was investigating the possible acquisition of the Chicago Sun-Times by tronc because the merger of the two daily newspapers in Chicago would raise significant antitrust concerns.