Cleary Notes Off-Limits In Ex-Citi Trader's Forex Probe Suit

By Rachel Scharf (June 15, 2022, 1:38 PM EDT) -- A former Citigroup Inc. trader can't access Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP's reports of U.S. Department of Justice meetings in his lawsuit alleging the bank framed him to save itself during a foreign exchange-rigging probe, a Manhattan federal judge said Wednesday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron denied a motion from Rohan Ramchandani, the former London-based head of Citi's European forex spot-market trading desk, to compel attorney emails and memoranda detailing a series of 2014 and 2015 government meetings at the heart of his $112 million malicious prosecution suit.

Ramchandani says lawyers from Cleary, which represented Citi in the government's...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!