Feds Want JPMorgan Discovery Halted Until 'Whale' Duo Tried

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 4:41 PM EST) -- Two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees who remain overseas after being charged over the bank's $6 billion "London Whale" trading loss should be temporarily barred from conducting depositions and obtaining other key information in the civil case, federal prosecutors said Saturday.

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, whose office charged Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout in August, asked a judge to pause some discovery in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's parallel civil case. The traders are accused of masking...
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