As former HSBC FX cash trading head Mark Johnson takes his case to the US Supreme Court, ACI – The Financial Markets Association (ACI FMA) has filed a second Amicus Curiae to support his efforts to have his case heard and conviction overturned. Additionally, the New York Council of Defense lawyers (NYCDL), a not-for-profit professional association […]
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Last week the Mark Johnson case took its latest turn with the filing of a Writ of Certiorari, which effectively asks the US Supreme Court to listen to an appeal against the judgement. This may be the last step along a long and painful road for Johnson, his family and friends, and, indeed, the foreign […]
The UK Supreme Court has decided, by a majority verdict, that the UK’s parliament must approve the government’s decision to trigger Article 50, which formally starts the process for Britain to exit the European Union.
Although the decision was largely expected, sterling rose briefly to 1.2540 before dipping sharply as the details emerged – specifically that the government did not have to consult the regional assemblies in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – dropping from the 1.2540 level to 1.2440 before recovering to 1.2490.