Judge Lewis Kaplan assigned the Sam Bankman-Fried Criminal Case
Key Points: U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan replaces Ronnie Abrams as U.S. District Judge in the Sam Bankman Fried criminal case.
Judge Ronnie Abrams resigned from the case after her husband’s law firm had provided advice to FTX (SBF’s now-defunct cryptocurrency trading platform).
According to Reuters, the criminal case against former FTX CEO Sam BankmanFried was shifted to U.S. judge Lewis Kaplan after Ronnie Abrams resigned. Kaplan is also responsible for high-profile defamation lawsuits against former U.S. President Donald Trump as well as a sexual abuse lawsuit against Prince Andrew of Britain. Coincu reported that Ronnie Abrams, who was in charge of Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), high-profile criminal case, withdrew her support, citing a conflict of interest due to the fact that her husband’s law firm had previously provided legal advice to FTX, SBF’s now-defunct cryptocurrency trading platform.
My husband was not involved in any of these representations. However, to avoid any conflict or appearance of one, Court hereby withdraws from this action.
In a Friday filing, Abrams stated that Kaplan was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by President Bill Clinton. This seat was vacated by Judge Gerard Louis Goettel May 5, 1994. On August 9, 1994, the United States Senate confirmed him and he received his commission on September 10, 1994. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 9, 1994 and received his commission on August 10, 1994. We encourage you to do your own research before investing.Join us to keep track of news: https://linktr.ee/coincuWebsite: coincu.comThanaCoincu NewsTags: FTXFTX CollapseRonnie AbramsSam BankmanSam Bankman-FriedSBFtrump