In today’s episode we have Sam Bankman-Fried asking for more time to prepare a defense, a former Florida prosecutor suing Ron DeSantis for his ousting, the JetBlue and Spirit merger, and trouble for JPMorgan.
Bankman-Fried’s lawyers say October trial may need to be delayed - https://www.reuters.com/legal/bankman-frieds-lawyers-say-october-trial-may-need-be-delayed-2023-03-09/
Prosecutor’s lawsuit against DeSantis gets fast-tracked on appeal - https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/prosecutors-lawsuit-against-desantis-gets-fast-trac ked-appeal-2023-03-08/
JetBlue Turns to Shearman Lawyers for DOJ Fight Over Spirit Deal - https://news.bloomberglaw.com/business-and-practice/jetblue-turns-to-shearman-lawyers-for-doj-fight-over-spirit-deal
JPMorgan sues former banker Staley over Jeffrey Epstein ties - https://www.reuters.com/legal/jpmorgan-sues-former-banker-staley-over-jeffrey-epstein-ties-2023-03-09/
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