Apart from Mr Moscati and Mr Roberts, those charged include Citigroup's current managing director John McLean and global head of foreign exchange trading Itay Tuchman as well as Deutsche Bank's former Australian chief executive Michael Ormaechea and Michael Richardson, who has also left the bank.
Citi said it would "vigorously defend" the allegations, adding that the case involved an area of financial markets activity not previously considered by Australian courts or regulatory guidance.
ANZ has not commented on the charges since Friday.
A Deutsche Bank logo at the company's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, June 9, 2015.
The Australian Financial Review reported Monday a recorded video conference call was expected to show ANZ and its investment banks negotiating how about A$789 million of shares which went unsold in the placement would be offloaded into the market in order to minimize any downside risk to ANZ's share price.
The case centres on ANZ's Institutional Equity Placement of 80.8 million shares at $30.95 each in August 2015 and the lack of disclosure that 25.5 million of these went to two of the three joint lead managers.Читайте также: LeBron James: Cavs & Warriors Don't Want Invite To White House
The matter is listed for hearing in Sydney on July 3.
The underwriters ended up with 25.5 million shares after a shortfall in the placement of nearly 81 million shares and regulators are examining whether the market should have been informed about how the shortfall was to be handled. The banks face fines of up to A$10 million (US$7.6 million) for each offense.
JPMorgan, which was also one of the underwriters for the ANZ rights issue along with Citigroup and Deutsche Bank, has conspicuously not been charged amid reports it has been granted immunity.
Deutsche Bank released a statement soon after the charges were laid.
That raises the prospect that a Federal Court ruling against ANZ and its underwriters would set a precedent for examination of other placements.
"Both Michael Ormaechea and Michael Richardson are highly regarded and have our full support", a spokeswoman said in an email.
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