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Tom Hayes' rate-rigging conviction a wrong that needs righting, lawyer says ahead of UK appeal hearing

By Martin Coyle
  • 08 Mar 2024 12:02
  • 08 Mar 2024 12:20
Former UBS trader Tom Hayes' rate-rigging conviction is a “wrong” that finally needs to be righted almost a decade on, his lawyer has said ahead of a UK appeal court hearing next week.
Hayes has battled against his conviction since 2015, when he was sentenced to 14 years in jail,

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Martin Coyle

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Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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