Original article by James Frost
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 26 : 20-Dec-17
Transcripts from the court case concerning the activities of Westpac traders in regard to alleged manipulation of the bank bill swap rate were released by Federal Court Justice Jonathan Beach on 19 December. Closing submissions were presented on 14 December, and a judgment is not expected until 2018. The transcripts were taken from phone calls, including one made by Westpac trader Colin Roden to Reserve Bank of Australia official Matt Boge, in which Roden seeks to assure that himself and fellow traders are not up to any "mischief".
WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION – ASX WBC, FEDERAL COURT OF AUSTRALIA, RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA, NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED – ASX NAB, AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED