By Andrew Lasky, Legal Product Specialist, Financial Recovery Technologies
On March 8, 2018, The Court entered into an agreement, preliminary approving the proposed settlement of $30 million by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (“BTMU”) and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (“MUTB”). This settlement resolves allegations that defendants manipulated the Yen-LIBOR and Euroyen TIBOR benchmark rates and the prices of Euroyen-based derivatives between January 1, 2006 and June 30, 2011.
The Claims Administrator recently imposed a claims filing deadline of September 25, 2018, to file claims in this settlement. If you purchased, sold, held, traded, or otherwise had any interest in Euroyen-Based Derivatives at any time during the relevant period, please reach out to your FRT Account Manager to discuss your filing options.
The two Mitsubishi banks join four other banks – Citigroup ($23m), HSBC Holdings PLC and HSB Bank PLC ($35m), J.P. Morgan ($77m) and Deutsche Bank ($71m) who had previously settled with affected investors last year. This brings the settlement pool to $236 million, and the total number of settled bank defendants to five. Outstanding claims remain against 20+ non-settling defendants.
IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
- June 7, 2018: Opt-Out Deadline – deadline for submitting Requests for Exclusion
- July 12, 2018: Fairness Hearing
- September 25, 2018: Claims Filing Deadline – deadline for submitting Claim Forms
FRT will continue to monitor for other settling defendants and key dates that impact this Antitrust case.
For more details including case background, timing and how to file for this case or FRT Global Group Litigation service, please contact your FRT representative or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Euroyen Case Update (February 2018): Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp Reaches Settlement in the Euroyen Case > $30 million
- How Antitrust Class Actions Will Impact Your Fiduciary Responsibilities
- Whitepaper: Antitrust – The Evolving Fiduciary Landscape
FRT has issued the following alerts to FRT Global Group Litigation clients:
- Update Alert: August 4, 2018
- Full Alert: August 29, 2017
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