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Ex-Barclays Trader Accused Of 'Selective Memory' On Stand

Law360, London (February 28, 2019, 5:26 PM GMT) -- A former Barclays PLC trader on trial in London for allegedly rigging a key European interest rate benchmark bristled Thursday at a prosecutor’s suggestion that she exhibited a “selective memory” on the witness stand, shooting back, “I’m not lying.”

Sisse Bohart, 41, testified in Southwark Crown Court that when she provided Barclays’ daily submissions to the Euribor index — a benchmark linked to trillions of dollars of loans and derivatives — she took into account requests from other traders to nudge the rate higher or lower, but said she had no specific recollection of doing so.

On Thursday, a prosecutor for...

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