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  1. July 28, 2014

    Argentine debt ‘holdout’ deal back on table

    A group of Argentina’s creditors that accepted restructured debt after a 2001 default have offered to waive a clause in...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 23, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific equities climbed to fresh six-year highs as investors continued to place geopolitical concerns on the...

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    With a third of the world’s 200m unemployed under the age of 25, FT writers examine th...
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  1. July 10, 2014

    Argentina looks to China and Russia for support

    After Argentina’s defeat in the US courts in its decade-long dispute with hedge funds, President Cristina Fernández will...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 1, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Camp Alphaville reminder: It’s on Wednesday (Details here) There’s now a comedian on the programme as well. Markets: Markets...

  3. FT Tech Hub

    June 30, 2014

    Google to face US wiretapping claims in StreetView case

    The US supreme court has rejected Google’s bid to limit the legal fall-out from the StreetView spying case. In the process,...

  4. FT Photo Diary

    June 30, 2014

    Bible basher

    Jonathan Ernst/Reuters A protester dressed as a copy of the Bible joins groups demonstrating outside the US Supreme Court in...

  5. June 30, 2014

    US Supreme Court rebuffs Madoff trustee

    The US Supreme Court has sheltered HSBC, UniCredit and UBS from facing more than $10bn in legal claims stemming from the...

  6. June 30, 2014

    US Supreme Court grants religious opt-out on contraception cover

    The US Supreme Court has sided with religious freedom advocates and dealt a blow to the Obama administration by ruling that...

  7. beyondbrics

    June 26, 2014

    Argentina's holdout saga: pacta sunt servanda

    The most casual followers of the Argentine debt saga will be familiar with the Latin term pari passu, or “equal footing” –...

  8. June 26, 2014

    Aereo could have saved the airwaves from the broadcasters’ ransom

    Aereo, one of the most quixotically improbable technology companies to come along in many years, is on its last legs. It...

  9. FT Alphaville

    June 26, 2014

    Why the vultures aren't the big problem

    Or, why the pari passu saga’s legacy won’t be to make holdouts all-powerful in sovereign debt, a worry expressed by Martin...

  10. June 25, 2014

    Q&A: what exactly is Aereo?

    On Wednesday the US Supreme Court ruled that online TV service Aereo was illegal, in a landmark decision that dissenting...

  11. FT Alphaville

    June 25, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - The war dividend. - If Minsky was around today. - Bailing out banks is not a lucrative business. -...

  12. June 23, 2014

    Supreme Court limits shareholder lawsuits

    The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to overturn a landmark decision that permitted certain class action investor...

  13. June 23, 2014

    Supreme Court backs US carbon curbs

    The US Supreme Court has affirmed the US environmental regulator’s authority to control greenhouse gas emissions from power...

  14. beyondbrics

    June 23, 2014

    Guest post: implications of the US Supreme Court ruling on Argentina

    By José Antonio Ocampo of Columbia University The US Supreme Court decision not to review the prior findings of New York...

  15. June 20, 2014

    Psychology: IQ tests – a matter of life or death?

    A few dropped marks in an IQ test is no big deal – unless you’re on Death Row. US federal law bans the death penalty for the...

  16. June 20, 2014

    Argentina sovereign bond default case shifts power to creditors

    In the early stages of Argentina’s second debt restructuring in 2009, Amado Boudou, then economy minister, said that the...

  17. June 19, 2014

    Argentina’s fight with creditors fails to spoil investor appetite

    Argentina stands on the brink of default, engaged in one of the ugliest fights ever witnessed between a country and its...

  18. June 19, 2014

    Software patents survive US Supreme Court test

    The US Supreme Court issued a narrowly drawn verdict in a closely watched patent case on Thursday, putting an end to fears...

  19. June 18, 2014

    Argentina changes tack by agreeing to meet ‘vulture’ funds

    Argentina has made a key concession in its long-running dispute with a group of so-called holdout creditors after agreeing...

  20. FT Alphaville

    June 17, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - The big freeze on hiring. - PC sales to companies are growing again. - The economic impact of...

  21. June 17, 2014

    Ending Argentina’s lengthy bond battle

    After Argentina’s default in 2001, most of its creditors eventually accepted a restructuring. But two hedge funds, Elliott...

  22. beyondbrics

    June 17, 2014

    Argentina's bond saga: Kicillof speaks

    Tuesday’s event in Argentina’s fast-unfolding debt saga will be a press conference by Axel Kicillof (pictured), economy...

  23. June 17, 2014

    US Supreme Court ruling leaves Argentina in a quandary

    Cristina Fernández, the Argentine president, raised the prospect of a new sovereign default in a national address on Monday....

  24. FT Alphaville

    June 17, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, Would you like to hear Steve Englander, Paul Lambert, Kit Jukes, and Stephen Lewis discuss FX? Or...

  25. June 17, 2014

    Argentina refuses to submit to ‘extortion’ on debt

    President Cristina Fernández of Argentina has raised the prospect of a sovereign default, saying that her government could...

  26. beyondbrics

    June 16, 2014

    Argentina's bond drama: pathway to peace or a new Falklands?

    News on Monday that the US Supreme Court would not, after all, hear an appeal by Argentina against a lower court ruling...

  27. June 16, 2014

    Argentina faces fresh default

    Argentina is facing the prospect of a fresh default after the US Supreme Court refused to overturn lower court rulings that...

  28. FT Alphaville

    June 12, 2014

    The injunction has landed: Pari passu, the Black Eagle, and sovereign debt enforcement

    Later on Thursday, the US Supreme Court may decide whether to accept or reject Argentina’s pari passu case. Rejection could...

  29. June 11, 2014

    World Cup fever masks Argentina’s ailments

    For Argentina, it all kicks off on Thursday. The country’s team under Lionel Messi – perhaps the world’s greatest player –...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 10, 2014

    Guest post: de-dramatising Argentina

    By José Barrionuevo of StormHarbour Partners As the US Supreme Court prepares to decide on June 12 whether or not to hear...

  31. June 10, 2014

    US Supreme Court delivers blow on BP payouts

    BP’s compensation payments for businesses affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which have been suspended since...

  32. 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 in a...

  33. FT Alphaville

    May 31, 2014

    Recalcitrant, moi? The courtroom version

    On Thursday, we reported on a memo by Cleary Gottlieb, lawyers to Argentina in sovereign debt matters. The memo suggested...

  34. May 29, 2014

    BP warns of ‘staggering’ oil spill compensation costs

    BP has asked the US Supreme Court to step in after federal courts in New Orleans lifted an injunction blocking the payment...

  35. May 28, 2014

    BP faces resumption of Deepwater Horizon compensation payments

    BP is close to being forced to restart contentious compensation payments under its settlement for victims of the 2010...

  36. May 20, 2014

    US court rejects BP appeal to limit Deepwater Horizon costs

    BP has suffered a decisive setback in its court battle to limit the cost of its settlement for victims of the 2010 Deepwater...

  37. April 29, 2014

    Supreme Court backs coal plant emission curbs

    The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for environmental regulators to curb soot and smog emissions from coal-fired power...

  38. April 22, 2014

    US Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

    The US Supreme Court has upheld a Michigan law that allows the state to ban the use of affirmative action, or racial...

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