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  1. 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,...

  2. March 19, 2014

    Toyota reaches $1.2bn settlement in criminal probe

    Japan’s Toyota has attempted to move on from the most damaging chapter in its history by agreeing a $1.2bn fine with US...

  1. March 14, 2014

    The racial clouds that hang over DC

    There have long been two Washingtons: one the seat of the US government, rich with history, almighty and all powerful; the...

  2. March 13, 2014

    DoJ faulted by watchdog over mortgage fraud programme

    The US Department of Justice has been criticised for “immensely” overstating the success of a homeowner fraud programme and...

  3. February 14, 2014

    US banks cleared to take legal marijuana money

    US regulators gave banks the green light to accept money from legal marijuana businesses but cautioned that they expected...

  4. January 24, 2014

    US softens tone on any Snowden deal

    The US government is beginning to drop hints about opening a legal negotiation with Edward Snowden a week after the White...

  5. December 18, 2013

    JPMorgan sues FDIC for more than $1bn

    JPMorgan Chase sued the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on Tuesday, striking back against the government weeks after...

  6. November 25, 2013

    EU accuses US of improperly trawling citizens’ online data

    Brussels is to warn Washington that US tech companies risk losing their exemption from privacy rules unless the US changes...

  7. November 19, 2013

    JPMorgan agrees $13bn settlement over mortgage securities

    JPMorgan Chase agreed on Tuesday to pay $13bn in a landmark settlement with the US Department of Justice and state...

  8. November 12, 2013

    Settlement unlocks US Airways-AMR $11bn deal

    US Airways expects to go ahead with its $11bn merger with American Airlines’ bankrupt parent company as early as next month,...

  9. November 4, 2013

    US air merger prospects brighten

    Prospects for the planned merger of US Airways and American Airlines’ parent company brightened considerably after Eric...

  10. November 4, 2013

    J&J hit by fines of more than $2.2bn

    Johnson & Johnson is to pay more than $2.2bn in fines to US federal and state authorities for kickbacks and promotion of its...

  11. October 20, 2013

    Mortgage watchdog seeks $6bn from BofA

    The US government agency that secured a large slice of the record $13bn penalty against JPMorgan Chase is demanding even...

  12. 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...

  13. FT Alphaville

    September 27, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian stocks are set for a positive end to the week as data from China, Japan and the US boosted confidence in the...

  14. 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...

  15. FT Alphaville

    September 26, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Studies on African economies from Wiley, free through December 31 (HT Diane Coyle). - Matt Klein...

  16. September 13, 2013

    How we all went Dutch

    I’m not Dutch but, in 1976, my family moved to the Netherlands. Though my new classmates were only seven, most cycled to...

  17. August 20, 2013

    Scaring the living daylights out of drug offenders works

    It is hard not to applaud the latest big decision of Eric Holder, US attorney-general. The federal government will no longer...

  18. August 16, 2013

    Holder is right to withdraw from the war on drugs

    Even in the drug war, it is possible, as Vermont senator George Aiken suggested during the war in Vietnam, to declare...

  19. August 13, 2013

    Department of Justice takes wind from under airlines’ wings

    As they negotiated their complex merger plan last year, Doug Parker and Tom Horton, the chief executives respectively of US...

  20. August 13, 2013

    US should not be blind to injustice

    Eric Holder, US attorney-general, this week declared that America’s justice system was “in too many respects broken”. This...

  21. August 13, 2013

    DoJ sues to block US Airways-AMR merger

    Plans to create the world’s largest airline by sales hit a potentially fatal complication on Tuesday when the US’s...

  22. August 13, 2013

    Why Eric Holder is reforming mandatory minimum sentence laws

    Here is why Eric Holder might want to trim the US prison population: America has the highest incarceration rate in the...

  23. August 12, 2013

    US to soften petty crime stance

    Low-level, non-violent drug offenders will no longer face tough mandatory sentences under new guidelines proposed on Monday...

  24. August 6, 2013

    US sues Bank of America over mortgage securities

    The US government sued Bank of America on Tuesday, alleging it committed fraud by packing mortgage-backed securities with...

  25. July 26, 2013

    US tells Russia Snowden will not be tortured

    The Obama administration has assured the Russian government that Edward Snowden will not be tortured or face the death...

  26. July 25, 2013

    Obama administration presses Texas over Voting Rights Act

    The Obama administration is trying to force Texas to get federal government approval for any changes to its voting laws, its...

  27. July 19, 2013

    A civil rights chase of Zimmerman is doomed to failure

    The US attorney-general Eric Holder, speaking at the convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored...

  28. July 12, 2013

    Napolitano quits as homeland security chief

    Janet Napolitano, the US homeland security secretary who oversaw an aggressive increase in the deportation of undocumented...

  29. June 30, 2013

    Snooping claims add new complication to tough EU-US trade talks

    A German newspaper report about alleged US spying on EU institutions has threatened to complicate further an already...

  30. June 11, 2013

    EU official warns of ‘grave consequences’ from US eavesdropping

    The EU’s top justice official has complained to the Obama administration of “grave adverse consequences” to the rights of...

  31. June 4, 2013

    Washington leaks

    An aspect of Barack Obama’s administration that most surprises onlookers is the zeal with which it pursues leakers. Eric...

  32. May 28, 2013

    Press freedom: A heavy-handed approach

    Bob Woodward used to place a flowerpot on his windowsill as a signal to Deep Throat to meet during the Watergate...

  33. May 22, 2013

    White House admits to strikes on US citizens

    The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that it has killed four American citizens during drone...

  34. May 19, 2013

    White House faces ‘intimidation’ accusation

    Republicans have accused President Barack Obama’s administration of perpetuating a “culture of intimidation” as they...

  35. March 26, 2013

    US in crackdown on Citigroup anti-laundering flaws

    The US Federal Reserve has ordered Citigroup to improve its compliance with anti-money laundering rules, citing deficiencies...

  36. March 12, 2013

    Singapore to share Todd evidence with FBI

    Singapore has pledged to share with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation evidence it gathers in a widening probe into the...

  37. March 11, 2013

    Financial groups lobby over ‘too big to fail’

    Trade groups representing prominent Wall Street companies have attempted to rebut claims that the largest banks enjoy a...

  38. March 8, 2013

    Bin Laden son-in-law pleads not guilty

    Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who acted as an al-Qaeda spokesman, pleaded not guilty on Friday to...

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