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5th Circuit Clears BP Traders of Propane Antitrust Plot

January 28, 2011

An article in Law360 discusses Houston partner Jacks "JC" Nickens favorable ruling from the 5th Circuit affirming the dismissal of a criminal case accusing four ex-BP Products North America Inc. commodities traders of conspiring to manipulate the U.S. propane market. This case was only the second attempted criminal prosecution for manipulation in the long history of the Commodities Exchange Act. “5th Circ. Clears BP Traders of Propane Antitrust Plot” was published Jan. 28, 2011.