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September 7, 2018

Erin Durba appointed to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Volatility Index MDL

U.S. District Judge Manish S. Shah appointed Motley Rice antitrust attorney Erin Durba to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Volatility Index (VIX) multidistrict litigation, In re: Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index Manipulation Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1:18-cv-04171, in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. Erin is one of three attorneys on the PSC, which is charged with consulting with Plaintiffs’ co-lead counsel in coordinating pre-trial activities and planning for trial.

Plaintiffs in the MDL seek to hold several trading firms and financial institutions accountable for allegedly manipulating the pricing of VIX-linked financial instruments.   

Read the order.