Judge denies FX Cartel mistrial request

Judge Berman reserves making decision on defence’s motion for acquittal due to lack of evidence

Rejected Link Request
Next move: closing arguments in the FX Cartel case will begin on October 25

A New York judge denied the defence’s bid for a mistrial in the foreign exchange Cartel case on October 23, saying the circumstances presented do not meet the necessary legal standards for such action.

“That high bar is not remotely met,” District Court judge Richard Berman told the defence.

Berman’s decision came shortly after the defence attorneys rested their case. He explained that no urgent circumstance was present or any prejudice that would make it necessary to grant a new trial.

Meanw

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a FX Week account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: