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  1. April 3, 2014

    Anadarko to pay $5.15bn in pollution case

    Anadarko Petroleum, the US independent oil company, has agreed to pay $5.15bn in a settlement to resolve its long-running...

  2. March 25, 2014

    Banks pay out $100bn in US fines

    Wall Street banks and their foreign rivals have paid out $100bn in US legal settlements since the financial crisis,...

  1. February 19, 2014

    Comcast confident of TWC deal approval

    Comcast’s top lobbyist for shepherding the $45.2bn Time Warner Cable bid through the regulatory process has dismissed...

  2. January 19, 2014

    SFO secures extra funds to pursue Rolls-Royce investigation

    The UK Treasury has given extra funding to the Serious Fraud Office to bolster its criminal investigation into alleged...

  3. December 27, 2013

    Encrypted PIN data taken in Target breach

    The theft of credit and debit card data from Target extended to encrypted personal identification numbers, the retailer said...

  4. September 30, 2013

    Dimon visits White House amid settlement talks

    Negotiations between JPMorgan Chase and US officials to resolve allegations the bank mis-sold mortgage securities in the...

  5. September 27, 2013

    Dimon in ‘constructive’ settlement talks

    JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon met US attorney general Eric Holder at the Department of Justice in Washington on...

  6. September 25, 2013

    JPMorgan in $11bn settlement talks over mortgage securities

    JPMorgan Chase is preparing to settle all of its outstanding mortgage securities issues for about $11bn as part of a deal...

  7. July 30, 2013

    Bradley Manning found not guilty of aiding enemy

    A US military court has found Bradley Manning, the army intelligence analyst accused of divulging classified documents and...

  8. June 20, 2013

    Obama to name Comey as FBI director

    The FBI will have its first new head since 9/11 with the nomination of Jim Comey, a towering former prosecutor who made his...

  9. June 19, 2013

    US eyes prosecution of foreign cyber thieves

    The US is weighing whether to prosecute foreign officials for the cyber theft of American commercial and government...

  10. June 17, 2013

    UK prepares charges against Libor trader

    UK authorities are preparing to file criminal fraud charges against Tom Hayes, the former UBS and Citigroup trader, in...

  11. May 30, 2013

    Obama to nominate former Bush aide as FBI chief

    President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan...

  12. FT Alphaville

    January 29, 2013

    RBS in for another round of bonus awkwardness, with added Libor angle

    Soon, it appears, we’ll have another big Libor settlement to write about — this one from RBS. Both the FT and the WSJ are...

  13. December 3, 2012

    UBS – legacy issues

    Close, but no cigar. UBS is in talks with regulators over alleged rigging of Libor benchmark interest rates. It hopes for a...

  14. FT Alphaville

    October 2, 2012

    The task force vs the banks (finally) (maybe)

    David Dayen of Firedoglake has a useful summary of the ways in which the New York Attorney General’s lawsuit against JP...

  15. FT Alphaville

    March 28, 2012

    The Closer

    Round-up Crude prices were hit by a pincer movement of official talks over an emergency reserve release, and ‘op-ed...

  16. FT Alphaville

    March 8, 2012

    Apple boasts of more power in latest iPad

    Apple has made a bid to consolidate its huge lead in the fast-growing tablet market by launching a new iPad with improved...

  17. FT Alphaville

    February 29, 2012

    US Libor probe has criminal focus

    The Justice Department is conducting a criminal probe into whether the world’s biggest banks manipulated a global benchmark...

  18. FT Alphaville

    February 22, 2012

    Case collapse hits efforts to curb bribery

    The US government has dropped a case brought against 16 executives accused of bribing overseas officials, in a setback for...

  19. FT Alphaville

    January 26, 2012

    AT&T firm's lawyer tipped for top US antitrust spot

    William Baer, whose legal firm worked on AT&T’s bid for T-Mobile USA, is the White House’s prime candidate to head the...

  20. FT Alphaville

    December 22, 2011

    BofA to pay $335m over discrimination claims

    Bank of America will pay $335m to resolve US allegations that the lender discriminated against African-American and Hispanic...

  21. FT Alphaville

    December 19, 2011

    AT&T asset sale plans for T-Mobile deal go quiet

    Talks on asset sales intended to help AT&T win approval for its acquisition of T-Mobile USA have gone cold, the WSJ reports,...

  22. FT Tech Hub

    December 17, 2011

    Story of the Week: The Internet fights SOPA

    A month after sites such as Tumblr and Reddit encouraged their users to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act, the...

  23. FT Alphaville

    December 14, 2011

    CME chief says Corzine was aware of transfers

    Jon Corzine, the former chief executive of MF Global, “was aware” that the broker-dealer made use of customer funds during...

  24. FT Alphaville

    November 17, 2011

    A flood of subpoenas for MF Global

    Chicago US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and New York US Attorney Preet Bharara have been busy issuing subpoenas in an effort...

  25. FT Alphaville

    September 21, 2011

    New line of inquiry for News Corp in US

    US prosecutors are examining whether News Corp employees tried to access the voicemails of 9-11 victims, broke antitrust or...

  26. FT Alphaville

    September 16, 2011

    US looks at Israeli banks over tax evasion

    US authorities are scrutinising three of Israel’s largest banks over suspicions their Swiss outposts helped American clients...

  27. FT Alphaville

    August 31, 2011

    US government: not so fast, AT&T&T-mobile

    Breaking: regulator grows a Bachmann-like titanium spine, markets caught by surprise. Report from Bloomberg: The U.S....

  28. FT Alphaville

    August 31, 2011

    Oracle investigated over Africa dealings

    Federal officials are probing Oracle’s software sales to governments in Africa for possible violations of bribery laws, the...

  29. FT Alphaville

    August 23, 2011

    Goldman's Blankfein hires external lawyers

    Goldman Sachs confirmed on Monday that chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, and other executives, have hired external lawyers to...

  30. FT Alphaville

    August 23, 2011

    Goldman shares fall on Blankfein lawyer report

    Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein has hired high-profile Washington lawyer Reid Weingarten, Reuters says, citing...

  31. FT Alphaville

    August 23, 2011

    Exclusive: Deven Sharma to step down as S&P President

    Deven Sharma is stepping down as president of Standard & Poor’s only weeks after the rating agency issued an unprecedented...

  32. FT Alphaville

    August 18, 2011

    US inquiry eyes S&P ratings of mortgages

    The Justice Department is investigating whether credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s improperly rated dozens of mortgage...

  33. FT Alphaville

    May 24, 2011

    SEC deepens probe of FX trading

    US federal securities regulators are stepping up their examination of the role of big banks in executing currency trades for...

  34. FT Alphaville

    May 20, 2011

    Goldman: psst... we're to be subpoenaed

    An old boss of ours used to stress the benefits of being “proactively reactive”, jargon we never fully understood until we...

  35. FT Alphaville

    May 12, 2011

    From vampire squid to 1,100-pound medical emergency

    They weren’t murderers or anything; they had merely stolen more money than most people can rationally conceive of, from...

  36. FT Alphaville

    May 12, 2011

    After Galleon, focus on outside experts

    Following the conviction of Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam in a Manhattan federal court on Wednesday, federal...

  37. FT Alphaville

    May 11, 2011

    Google charge shows regulator pressure

    Google has taken a charge of $500m to set aside for a potential legal settlement with the Justice Department over its...

  38. FT Alphaville

    May 3, 2011

    US files civil suit against Deutsche Bank's MortgageIT [updated]

    Breaking on Tuesday (flashes via Reuters): Today 14:30 – U.S. FILES CIVIL MORTGAGE FRAUD LAWSUIT AGAINST DEUTSCHE BANK AG...

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