JPMorgan Slams Lehman Request To Depose 'London Whale'

Law360, Washington (February 28, 2013, 4:48 PM EST) -- JPMorgan & Chase Co. on Wednesday blasted Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s request in New York bankruptcy court to depose its trader Bruno Iksil, dubbed the “London Whale,” for any sales or bets that helped lead to Lehman's demise, claiming Lehman's just trying to attack the company with irrelevant proceedings.

Although Lehman told the court that it wanted to question Iksil on issues including a $273 million derivatives margin dispute between the companies that stemmed from Iksil's allegedly mismarked trades in JPMorgan’s chief investment office, JPMorgan maintained...
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