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  1. August 16, 2013

    SEC bars Conrad Black from US directorships

    Conrad Black has been fined $4.1m and permanently barred from becoming a director of a US company, after reaching a final...

  2. July 17, 2013

    Cricket, tax and when to do the right thing

    The world’s first international cricket match took place in 1844 in New York between the US and Canada. That cricketing...

  1. November 9, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Conrad Black

    In Wiltons, a restaurant on Jermyn Street, London, that has been around in various forms since 1742, a man with a hearing...

  2. May 23, 2012

    High-profile Chicago prosecutor steps down

    Patrick Fitzgerald, the US attorney for northern Illinois viewed by many as a modern-day Elliot Ness for his prosecution of...

  3. May 3, 2012

    Shareholder spring set to flatten bosses

    The dry comment of one investor after a steep 54 per cent No vote against Aviva’s pay policy was that “a rolling stone...

  4. May 3, 2012

    Conrad Black released from prison

    Conrad Black’s release from a Florida prison on Friday capped a good recent period for the disgraced peer and former media...

  5. April 18, 2012

    Supreme Court backs Black on libel case

    Conrad Black has won a legal victory in Canada, where the country’s top court has ruled that the disgraced peer can pursue...

  6. February 2, 2012

    Jailed peers set to face expulsion

    Peers who are imprisoned for more than a year could be thrown out of the House of Lords under coalition plans to end the “no...

  7. July 22, 2011

    Murdochs and the madness of moguls

    This has been the sort of week that makes foreigners ask whether we are a serious country. There is a madness in the...

  8. July 15, 2011

    No space for Conrad Black’s views

    From Mr Stephen Rothwell. Sir, I subscribe to the idea that society should strive to rehabilitate offenders, but does the FT...

  9. July 13, 2011

    Murdoch, like Napoleon, is a great bad man

    Rupert Murdoch is probably the most successful media proprietor and operator in history. There is no possible argument about...

  10. June 24, 2011

    Black goes back to prison over mail fraud

    Conrad Black, the former media mogul, is set to return to prison after a US federal judge resentenced him to three and a...

  11. May 31, 2011

    Conrad Black on track for resentencing

    The US Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by Conrad Black against his conviction for corporate fraud, ahead of a...

  12. March 18, 2011

    How to court the courtroom

    What is the best dress for a courtroom appearance? This is not to be confused with best-dressed, and is something I’ve been...

  13. March 9, 2011

    Unlocking the psyche of F1’s architect

    No Angel The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone By Tom Bower Faber and Faber, £18.99 Of the many vignettes scattered across...

  14. November 1, 2010

    US court forced into review of Enron case

    A US federal appeals court is reviewing whether to uphold the conviction of Jeff Skilling, former chief executive of Enron,...

  15. October 29, 2010

    Black wins partial US court victory

    A US appeals court upheld Conrad Black’s conviction on a charge of obstruction of justice and one count of fraud, although...

  16. September 29, 2010

    Legislation urged to fill Skilling ‘void’

    New legislation is needed to “fill the void” in prosecuting corporate and public corruption created by a recent Supreme...

  17. July 31, 2010

    The role of remorse in court convictions

    Conrad Black – Crime: Fraud; Sentence: Six-and-a-half years; Date: 2007; Despite what the trial judge called his “stunning...

  18. July 29, 2010

    Notes from outside

    FROM: Martin.Lukes@IF.co.uk on 26/07/2010 TO: Conrad.Black@CBlack.com on 26/07/2010 SUBJECT: Welcome to freedom Dear...

  19. July 23, 2010

    Lord Black profits from a grey law

    As this week began, Conrad Black, the jailed former owner of The Daily Telegraph and dozens of other newspapers, was still...

  20. July 20, 2010

    Remaining fortune shrouded in mystery

    The financial net worth of Lord Conrad Black was shrouded in mystery even at the height of the former newspaper baron’s...

  21. July 20, 2010

    Disgraced peer close to gaining his freedom

    Conrad Black and his wife Barbara Amiel (right) arrive at the federal court in Chicago for his sentencing in December 2007...

  22. June 25, 2010

    White-collar charges curbed by court ruling

    The US Supreme Court yesterday put strict new limits on prosecutors' ability to charge white-collar criminals in a decision...

  23. June 24, 2010

    Supreme Court finds fault in Skilling conviction

    The US Supreme Court on Thursday put strict new limits on prosecutors’ ability to charge white collar criminals in a...

  24. April 20, 2010

    Small houses making big books

    The Folio Society has a habit of sending its books to convicts. The UK publisher sent a selection of its high-quality...

  25. April 19, 2010

    Small houses making big books

    The Folio Society has a habit of sending its books to convicts. The UK publisher sent a selection of its high-quality...

  26. March 2, 2010

    US top court hears Enron chief’s appeal

    The US Supreme Court is examining whether a law that helped prosecutors put white collar criminals such as Jeffrey Skilling...

  27. January 26, 2010

    No Murdochs on the mountains

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch looks likely to miss the annual trip to Davos this year, with the latest official position from...

  28. January 9, 2010

    Creditors step in as Canwest seeks buyer

    A group of creditors led by Bank of Nova Scotia has taken control of Canwest, Canada’s biggest newspaper publisher, while it...

  29. January 9, 2010

    Creditors step in as Canwest seeks buyer

    A group of creditors led by Bank of Nova Scotia has taken control of Canwest, Canada's biggest newspaper publisher, while it...

  30. November 30, 2009

    Lachlan Murdoch eyes Hollywood Reporter deal

    Lachlan Murdoch, the eldest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is closing in on his second deal in as many weeks, with a...

  31. November 29, 2009

    Lachlan Murdoch eyes Hollywood Reporter

    Lachlan Murdoch, the eldest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is closing in on his second deal in as many weeks, with a...

  32. October 7, 2009

    Canada’s National Post files for bankruptcy

    The National Post newspaper, started by Conrad Black, the now-imprisoned former proprietor of the UK’s Daily Telegraph, on...

  33. April 1, 2009

    Sun-Times joins ranks of Chapter 11 publishers

    The Sun-Times Media Group, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times and 58 smaller newspapers in the Chicago suburbs, yesterday...

  34. March 31, 2009

    Sun-Times files for Chapter 11

    The Sun-Times Media Group, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times and 58 smaller newspapers in the Chicago suburbs, became the...

  35. December 18, 2008

    Blagojevich will not try to appoint successor to Obama senate seat

    Rod Blagojevich, the Illinois governor accused of trying to sell Barack Obama's Senate seat, will not appoint anyone to...

  36. December 17, 2008

    Blagojevich will not fill Senate vacancy

    Rod Blagojevich, the governor of Illinois accused of trying to sell Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat, will not use his...

  37. December 10, 2008

    Attorney with relentless zeal who knows how to raise a smile

    Patrick Fitzgerald is no stranger to bringing down the most powerful of power-brokers, reports Hal Weitzman in Chicago....

  38. December 9, 2008

    US attorney becomes bête-noire of corrupt elite

    Patrick Fitzgerald is no stranger to bringing down the most powerful of American power-brokers. Since his appointment as US...

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