Federal court rejects motion by Amaranth, Hunter to dismiss CFTC charges

Fri May 30, 2008



The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has rejected motions by Amaranth Advisors and its former head energy trader, Brian Hunter, to dismiss charges brought against them last year by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Amaranth, a multistrategy fund that once managed $9.1 billion, began winding down after Hunter’s disastrous bets on natural gas...

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