FXPA to Host Presentation on Front-Running, Pre-Hedging in NYC
The Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) will hold a special presentation by the law firm Clifford Chance on the recent prosecutions that centered on issues relating to front-running and pre-hedging in the FX industry. The event takes place on July 9th and is hosted by FXPA Founders Council Member, Cboe Global Markets, at their offices in downtown Manhattan.
David Felsenthal, Dan Silver and Ben Peacock of Clifford Chance will join us to talk about the ongoing appeal involving a former HSBC trader convicted of wire fraud and conspiracy, and the recent acquittal of a Barclays trader, each of whom was accused of front-running a client’s FX order.
The presentation will include an overview of the cases, followed by a discussion and Q&A led by FXPA Chair Lisa Shemie, Chief Legal Officer of Cboe FX and Cboe SEF. A networking reception will follow the discussions.
FXPA has a limited number of seats available for this invitation-only event. Please contact Julie Ros at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to request an invitation.
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