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Forex-rigging damages claimants urged by UK judge to flesh out 'factual bedrock' of rival suits

By Simon Zekaria
  • 21 Jun 2021 11:59
  • 21 Jun 2021 11:59
Two British consumer champions competing to sue big investment banks including JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and UBS over currency-market rigging were told by a UK judge today that he's eager to understand the "factual bedrock" on which the claims rest.

The two class representatives face a hearing of up to five days next

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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