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Libor ‘rigger’ Hayes claims UK appeal judge failed to declare conflict of interest

By Phoebe Seers
  • 03 Apr 2024 10:22
  • 03 Apr 2024 10:22
Former UBS trader Tom Hayes, who last week lost his bid before the Court of Appeal to have his conviction for manipulating the Libor benchmark interest rate overturned, has claimed that one of the judges who presided over the appeal failed to declare an apparent conflict of interest. 
Hayes’ lawyer,

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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