Sam Bankman-Fried lawyers pitch for changes to judge’s jury instruction

Attorneys representing former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried have written another letter to the presiding judge, seeking changes to the jury instructions. In the letter addressed to Judge Lewis Kaplan, the defense attorneys requested that the jury consider the role of English law in governing FTX’s terms of service.

The proposal calls on the 12 jurors in the case to consider that for misappropriation to have occurred, there must have existed a trust, fiduciary relationship or a similar…

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