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Rival UK mass claims over banks' forex rigging set for July hearing at competition court

By Simon Zekaria
  • 15 Jan 2021 11:58
  • 15 Jan 2021 11:58
Two British consumer champions competing to sue big investment banks including JPMorgan Chase and Barclays over currency-market rigging will face a court hearing in July over bids to certify their proposed mass lawsuits as suitable for trial. 
At a hearing today at the Competition Appeal Tribunal to shape the schedule of

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Simon Zekaria

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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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