May 11, 2021

Dennis et al v. JPMorgan Chase & Co. et al, 1:16-cv-06496-LAK-GWG (S.D.N.Y.)

On May 11, 2021, the Honorable Lewis Kaplan denied the motions to dismiss pursuant to 12(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure filed by Defendants Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG (“Deutsche Bank”), UBS AG (“UBS”), The Royal Bank of… More

March 30, 2021

Dennis et al v. JPMorgan Chase & Co. et al, 1:16-cv-06496-LAK-GWG

On March 30, 2021, the Honorable Lewis A. Kaplan entered an order granting conditional class certification for purposes of the class action settlement with Westpac Banking Corporation. Plaintiffs allege that traders at large banks manipulated a key… More

March 4, 2021

In re: Optiver Commodities Litigation, Case No. 1:08-cv-06842 (LAP) (S.D.N.Y.)

On March 4, 2021, Class Counsel applied to the Honorable Loretta A. Preska to extend the date for a distribution of settlement funds by 6 months in order to permit the Settlement Administrator and Class Counsel to attempt to locate persons who have… More

February 17, 2021

In re Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litig., 13-md-2481, (S.D.N.Y.)

On February 17, 2021, the Honorable Paul A. Engelmayer granted Defendants motion for summary judgment against all of the First Level Purchaser claims, except those made by one Plaintiff (Ampal) made directly with Glencore, Century, or any other… More

January 27, 2021

Mish International Monetary Inc. v. Vega Capital London, Ltd. et al, 20-cv-4577 (N.D. Ill.)

On January 27, 2021, Plaintiff filed an amended class action complaint alleging that Defendants combined, conspired, and agreed to depress on April 20, 2020 prices of the May 2020 West Texas Intermediate (“WTI”) Light Sweet Crude Oil futures… More

January 8, 2021

In re: Term Commodities Cotton Futures Litig., 12-cv-5126 (S.D.N.Y.)

On January 8, 2021, Plaintiffs submitted a motion to the Court pursuant to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to certify the following Class: All persons, corporations and other legal entities that (a) purchased between March 30… More