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    1. February 11, 2016

      Morgan Stanley deal brings toxic mortgage bill to $64bn

      US authorities have now wrung a total of $64bn from financial institutions that sold toxic mortgage securities before...

    2. January 20, 2016

      Prisons inspector threatened to halt work over political meddling

      The chief inspector of prisons threatened to suspend his team’s work in a row with the Ministry of Justice over...

    1. January 17, 2016

      Volkswagen emissions scandal: Noxious omissions

      A month after US environmental regulators revealed Volkswagen’s systematic cheating on emissions tests, officials from...

    2. October 21, 2015

      Yahoo: Desperate search for growth

      Yahoo looks like it is collapsing in on itself. If all goes to plan with the spin-off of its stake in Alibaba, it will...

    3. September 22, 2015

      US probes spreading financial scandal linked to Malaysia PM Najib

      US anti-corruption investigators are probing New York luxury property sales and almost $700m of payments suspected of...

    4. September 6, 2015

      DoJ probes £1.2bn Irish ‘bad bank’ property deal

      Allegations of irregular payments around a £1.2bn property auction by Ireland’s “bad bank” to a top investment fund are...

    5. July 28, 2015

      US to release Israeli spy jailed for 30 years

      Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was granted parole after 30 years in prison, resolving one source of tension between the...

    6. July 24, 2015

      US widens probe into Citigroup’s Mexican operations

      Citigroup’s troubles in Mexico deepened on Friday, as it emerged that the US government has stepped up a probe into the...

    7. July 8, 2015

      FBI warns it cannot crack Isis encryption

      The FBI’s tools to fight terrorism were becoming ineffective in the face of increasingly sophisticated encryption by...

    8. May 22, 2015

      Federal Reserve faces subpoena over leak

      The chairman of a Congressional committee has subpoenaed the Federal Reserve for documents relating to a leak of...

    9. May 20, 2015

      Benjamin Lawsky leaves DFS to set up his own firm

      Benjamin Lawsky, the New York banking regulator who became one of Wall Street’s toughest critics, will leave government...

    10. May 13, 2015

      UK forex inquiry comes under US pressure

      The integrity of a Bank of England inquiry is in question as prosecutors in the US probe what the central bank knew...

    11. April 15, 2015

      Anti-Wall Street senator lambasts bank non-prosecution deals

      Elizabeth Warren, the anti-Wall Street senator, has lashed out at US regulators for being soft on misbehaving banks,...

    12. March 26, 2015

      Regulators crack down on auto loan abuse

      Auto dealers and lenders in the US and Canada have been hit with 252 enforcement actions over the past year for...

    13. March 6, 2015

      Prosecutors consider corruption charges against senior US senator

      The US senator Robert Menendez is likely to face corruption charges over allegations that he used his position to do...

    14. FT Alphaville

      February 2, 2015

      Credit beauty, in the eye of the beholder

      Last month Fitch Ratings, controlled by the American mass media conglomerate Hearst Corporation, sought to amplify...

    15. January 28, 2015

      Loretta Lynch defends US president’s immigration policy

      Loretta Lynch, the nominee to become US attorney-general, used her confirmation hearing on Wednesday to defend...

    16. January 27, 2015

      Cyber threat forces change of tack at DoJ

      Assistant attorney-general John Carlin remembers when FBI cyber intelligence specialists sat in a locked room at the US...

    17. January 12, 2015

      DoJ uses big data to crack Medicare fraud schemes

      US authorities have saved billions of dollars by mining big data to identify and prosecute healthcare fraud, learning...

    18. January 12, 2015

      US healthcare: Big data diagnoses fraud

      Late on an April evening in 2010, agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation broke into a medical clinic in Bath...

    19. December 14, 2014

      US appeals court ruling could weaken insider dealing cases

      Some defendants who pleaded guilty in an alleged insider trading scheme could be found innocent after a US appeals...

    20. December 10, 2014

      CIA torturers should be prosecuted, say human rights groups

      Human rights groups have called for prosecutions of individuals accused of the torture revealed in a damning report by...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      December 4, 2014

      Staten island protest

      A NYPD policeman (R) reacts next to people protesting against the Staten Island death of Eric Garner during an arrest...

    22. November 8, 2014

      Obama picks low-profile Attorney-General

      President Barack Obama has nominated Loretta Lynch, a career prosecutor, as the next US Attorney-General to replace...

    23. August 22, 2014

      Goldman and Morgan Stanley in DoJ mortgage talks

      Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are in preliminary discussions with the Department of Justice over allegations they...

    24. August 7, 2014

      FCC’s Tom Wheeler applauds collapse of T-Mobile-Sprint deal

      Tom Wheeler, US Federal Communications Commission chairman, wasted no time in welcoming the news of Sprint’s...

    25. July 10, 2014

      US agencies in rift over bank penalties

      Banks being investigated by the US for sanctions violations are grappling with new uncertainty after the BNP Paribas...

    26. July 1, 2014

      FTC claims T-Mobile USA made millions from bogus charges

      T-Mobile USA made hundreds of millions of dollars from “bogus charges” that customers never authorised, the US Federal...

    27. June 2, 2014

      NYT journalist faces jail over CIA leaks

      The US Supreme Court has refused to take up an appeal by a New York Times reporter against an order for him to testify...

    28. May 8, 2014

      Comcast abuses market power, hearing told

      Comcast, the US’s largest cable and broadband provider by revenues, abuses its market power and its behaviour will only...

    29. May 5, 2014

      Holder warns no company ‘too big to jail’

      US attorney-general Eric Holder said publicly on Monday that no company was “too big to jail” as prosecutors moved...

    30. 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...

    31. 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,...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. September 26, 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...

    38. 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...

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