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BBSW-BASED DERIVATIVES SETTLEMENT

It is still possible to file a late claim. The court will decide whether to accept late claims or not.
S.D. New York
Court
01 Jan 2003
Class period Start
16 Aug 2016
Class period End
16 Jan 2023
Claim deadline
Several Big Banks agreed to pay a total of $185.9 million to settle a class action lawsuit to avoid further litigation on alleged manipulation of the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) and the prices of BBSW-Based Derivatives.

The Settlements will provide the following amounts for the benefit of qualifying members, inclusive:

JPMorgan Settlement: $7,000,000
Westpac Settlement: $25,000,000
ANZ Settlement: $35,500,000
CBA Settlement: $35,500,000
NAB Settlement: $27,000,000
Credit Suisse Settlement: $8,875,000
Morgan Stanley Settlement: $7,000,000
BNPP, Deutsche Bank, RBC, RBS and UBS Settlement: $40,000,000
TOTAL: $185,875,00
Alleged Offence
Other
Suspected Party
Other
Security Type
Interest Rate
Trade Direction
Long
Plaintiffs
Richard Dennis, Sonterra Capital Master Fund, Ltd., FrontPoint Financial Services Fund, L.P., FrontPoint Asian Event Driven Fund, L.P., FrontPoint Financial Horizons Fund, L.P.
Attorneys
Lowey Dannenberg, P.C., Lovell Stewart Halebian Jacobson LLP
Judge
Hon. Lewis A. Kaplan.
Administrator
A.B. Data Ltd
Court hearing date
01 November 2022
Trades matching type
FIFO
+$185,875,000
Total Settlement Amount

Bank Bill Swap Rate

The Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW), or Bank Bill Swap Reference Rate, is a short-term interest rate used as a benchmark for the pricing of Australian dollar derivatives and securities—most notably, flo...

    Ticker
    BBSW.AU
    Sector
    Financial Services
    Industry
    Financial Services
    Country
    Australia