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    1. December 22, 2014

      BP seeks lower penalty for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

      BP should face a lower penalty for its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico than the $16bn-$18bn sought by the US government...

    2. December 22, 2014

      Alstom to pay record $772m fine for bribery

      French industrial group Alstom SA pleaded guilty on Monday to paying more than $75m in bribes to government officials around...

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    1. December 19, 2014

      US insists Alstom not GE pays $700m settlement

      Alstom will unexpectedly have to pay the entirety of its expected $700m settlement with the US Department of Justice to...

    2. December 16, 2014

      Alstom nears $700m DoJ bribery settlement

      Alstom is nearing a deal with the US Department of Justice to pay about $700m to settle foreign bribery charges in relation...

    3. December 11, 2014

      Commerzbank US settlement set to top $1bn

      Commerzbank is in talks to pay US authorities more than $1bn in fines to resolve allegations that the German bank broke...

    4. December 10, 2014

      US extends StanChart probation period by three years

      The US has extended the period that Standard Chartered will be subject to intense scrutiny to ensure it complies with...

    5. December 4, 2014

      DoJ stirs US police debate as Eric Garner protests continue

      The US Department of Justice has found that Cleveland police systematically engage in excessive use of force and endanger...

    6. December 4, 2014

      DoJ to probe death of black man held by police in New York

      US attorney-general Eric Holder said on Wednesday evening that the justice department was launching a federal civil rights...

    7. November 18, 2014

      Goldman Sachs forex trader quits after claims of prior misconduct

      A Goldman Sachs foreign exchange trader has left his job at the US investment bank’s London office following allegations...

    8. November 14, 2014

      Forex banks prepare to claw back bonuses

      Five banks at the heart of the forex rate rigging probe are preparing to claw back millions of dollars in bonuses from...

    9. November 13, 2014

      US and Brussels target at least 12 banks over forex

      Six banks agreed a $4.3bn settlement with UK, US and Swiss regulators on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to manipulate...

    10. November 9, 2014

      US turns up heat with criminal investigation into Petrobras

      US authorities are investigating whether Petrobras or its employees were paid bribes, adding to the mounting domestic...

    11. October 16, 2014

      UBS in talks with DoJ to reach settlement over forex probe

      UBS is in talks with the US Department of Justice to resolve allegations it manipulated the foreign exchange market as...

    12. October 12, 2014

      Equatorial Guinea leader’s son settles US corruption case

      The son of the president of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea has agreed to sell $30m worth of assets, including a Malibu mansion,...

    13. October 10, 2014

      FCA forex probe to accuse banks of control failings

      The UK’s financial regulator has accused six banks of system and control failures in their foreign exchange businesses as...

    14. October 7, 2014

      Rabobank suspends 2 London forex traders

      Rabobank has suspended two London-based foreign exchange traders after an internal probe revealed breaches of the bank’s...

    15. October 7, 2014

      SFO secures first UK Libor guilty plea

      A senior banker from a leading British bank has become the first person to plead guilty to UK criminal charges stemming from...

    16. September 25, 2014

      US attorney-general Eric Holder to step down

      US attorney-general Eric Holder plans to step down from his post after almost six tumultuous years of leading the Department...

    17. September 24, 2014

      Authors to call for Amazon antitrust inquiry

      A group of more than 1,000 authors lobbying Amazon to drop its tactics in a dispute with publisher Hachette will call for an...

    18. September 21, 2014

      The week: September 22

      Calpers breaks up with hedge funds Calpers, the largest US public pension fund, is to withdraw from hedge funds entirely....

    19. September 17, 2014

      US warns of further insider trading charges

      US Department of Justice officials sounded their strongest warning yet to corporate America indicating that they are...

    20. September 8, 2014

      Former US ambassador faces money laundering probe

      Zalmay Khalilzad, a former US ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq, has vigorously defended himself against reports that he is...

    21. September 3, 2014

      Tony West quits as top DoJ official

      Tony West, the US Department of Justice official who has extracted billions of dollars from banks in record settlements...

    22. August 27, 2014

      Artists and publishers seek reform of US music licensing

      A Department of Justice review into the antiquated US music licensing system is highlighting the tension between digital...

    23. August 22, 2014

      Bankers brace for a brave new world

      Bank of America’s agreement to pay $16.7bn to the US government over the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities closes a...

    24. August 22, 2014

      Tony West emerges as US’s key weapon against banks

      He is the US government’s $36bn man. Tony West, an avid runner and one-time fundraiser for Barack Obama, has emerged as the...

    25. August 21, 2014

      Brian Moynihan’s challenge to lift BofA’s revenues after $16.5bn fine

      When Brian Moynihan took over as Bank of America chief executive nearly five years ago, he had to focus on the past. A...

    26. August 21, 2014

      Bank of America to pay $16.65bn in mortgage case

      Bank of America agreed to pay a record $16.65bn to resolve allegations it misled investors in its mortgage-backed...

    27. August 20, 2014

      Berkshire Hathaway fined $1m over stakebuilding

      Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has been fined nearly $1m by the US Department of Justice for allegedly breaching...

    28. August 19, 2014

      Tom Montag takes greater role at Bank of America

      Bank of America has made Tom Montag sole chief operating officer in a move that hands the Wall Street veteran a greater role...

    29. August 19, 2014

      DoJ closes AstraZeneca probe without bringing charges

      US authorities have closed a 10-month investigation into contentious drug trial data surrounding an important AstraZeneca...

    30. August 11, 2014

      Companies must let non-compete clauses go

      Hedge fund manager Christopher Rokos is not the most sympathetic champion for the ordinary worker’s right to change jobs...

    31. August 7, 2014

      US banks told to steer billions to hard-hit areas

      Big US banks will have to offer billions of dollars more in relief to the communities hardest hit by the financial crisis,...

    32. August 6, 2014

      Bank of America set to settle mortgages case for $16bn-plus

      Bank of America has reached an agreement in principle to pay more than $16bn in cash and consumer relief to US authorities...

    33. July 29, 2014

      Windstream soars on Reit spin-off plan

      The US telecoms sector climbed on Tuesday after a small wireline network announced plans to spin off part of its business...

    34. July 24, 2014

      Morgan Stanley pays $275m to settle SEC mortgage securities case

      Morgan Stanley became the latest and likely last bank to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly...

    35. July 17, 2014

      US authorities charge seven over ‘pump and dump’ scheme

      Seven people, including the ex-husband of a former star of The Sopranos television series, were charged with allegedly...

    36. July 14, 2014

      SFO launches probe into Sweett Group over Mideast contract

      Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into Sweett Group, following allegations that a former member...

    37. July 14, 2014

      Citigroup weathers $7bn MBS settlement

      Citigroup investors have looked past the bank’s $7bn settlement of a US government probe into the sale of mortgage-backed...

    38. July 13, 2014

      Junior traders offered immunity in forex probe

      US prosecutors are offering immunity deals to junior traders in London as they try to gather evidence against banks and more...

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