JPMorgan Chase & Co., settling U.S. and U.K. probes of a $6.2 billion trading loss, agreed to pay $920 million in penalties and admitted violating securities laws last year as top managers withheld information from the board.
Former JPMorgan Chase & Co. trader Javier Martin-Artajo was released from police custody after telling a Madrid court he opposed attempts by U.S. prosecutors to extradite him on charges he hid trading losses that cost the bank $6.2 billion.
U.S. prosecutors urged former London-based JPMorgan Chase & Co. traders Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout to surrender and face charges that they attempted to hide trading losses tied to the bank’s $6.2 billion loss on derivatives bets last year.
The U.S. may announce charges as early as this week against former London-based JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees related to allegations they tried to conceal losses last year, a person familiar with the matter said.
Two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees were charged by federal prosecutors with attempting to conceal trading losses at the largest U.S. bank last year as part of a probe of its $6.2 billion loss on derivatives bets.
The four largest U.S. railroad companies won their bid to reverse a ruling that turned a price- fixing lawsuit against them by shippers into a group lawsuit with potential damages of at least $10 billion.
A $1.05 million settlement between former Bear Stearns Cos. hedge-fund managers Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was approved by a U.S. judge in Brooklyn, New York.