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Australia's forex-cartel prosecution to proceed, with sole remaining defendant to fight charges

By James Panichi
  • 04 Apr 2022 02:53
  • 04 Apr 2022 02:53
A foreign-exchange cartel prosecution involving an Australian-Vietnamese executive and Ho Chi Minh City-based Sacombank is set to go to trial in September, with a lawyer for Sydney-based money-exchange manager Jamie Le saying his client was ready to contest the charges.

In a Federal Court of Australia hearing today, Jamie Le indicated his

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James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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