Roland R. St. Louis is an Associate in the Antitrust and Commodities Litigation group. His most recent practice includes the following matters:
Dennis, et al. v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., et al., Case No. 16-cv-06496-LAK (S.D.N.Y.) – This lawsuit alleges that financial institutions responsible for setting the Bank Bill Swap Reference Rate (“BBSW”), the primary interest rate benchmark used to price and settle Australian dollar-denominated derivatives, manipulated the benchmark rate in an artificial direction that financially benefitted their related derivatives positions. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Limited and National Australia Bank have settled with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, agreeing to pay $100 million AUD in fines and admitting to wrongdoing.
In re: London Silver Fixing Ltd. Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 1:14-md-02573 (S.D.N.Y.) – A lawsuit alleging that some of the world’s largest financial institutions engaged in a multifaceted scheme to fix the prices of silver and silver financial instruments using several interrelated means. Involving violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Commodities Exchange Act, defendants allegedly colluded to publish false prices relative to silver traded on the Comex market since 2007. Lowey Dannenberg was appointed as Co-Lead Counsel in this matter in November 2014. Lowey reached a settlement agreement with Deutsche Bank, a member of the London Silver Fixing, Ltd., for $38 million. Judge Caproni sustained Sherman Act and CEA claims against the other two Fixing Banks in October 2016.
Aetna, Inc. et al. v. Insys Therapeutics, Inc. et al., 2:17-cv-04812 (E.D. Pa.) – A lawsuit seeking recovery for fraudulently procured reimbursements for Subsys, a powerful fentanyl product.
Mr. St. Louis received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University–Cox School of Business (2010) and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law (2014). During law school, Mr. St. Louis was active in the Latino Law Students Association and participated in the Criminal Appellate Defender Clinic. He was a finalist in the Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition, receiving an Advocacy Award.
Prior to joining Lowey Dannenberg, Mr. St. Louis was the general counsel fellow in the Office of the General Counsel at New York University.
Mr. St. Louis is a volunteer with Ve Y Vota, a bilingual voter assistance hotline for Spanish-speaking voters, and is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
B.A. Southern Methodist University (2010)
J.D. New York University School of Law (2014)
New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
More than 50 years of landmark results.