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    1. July 6, 2015

      Holder: big penalties changed bank culture

      Eric Holder, the former US attorney-general who oversaw the biggest post-crisis financial investigations in history,...

    2. April 15, 2015

      Ernst & Young to pay $10m over Lehman accounting

      Ernst & Young will pay a $10m penalty for allegedly helping Lehman Brothers hide its precarious financial situation,...

    1. March 17, 2015

      Abortion politics stymie confirmation of US attorney-general

      Less than three months into a Republican-controlled Congress, even long-term watchers of the institution are alarmed by...

    2. March 4, 2015

      Justice Department will not charge Ferguson officer

      The US Justice Department will not charge a white police officer with violating civil rights laws in the killing of an...

    3. February 24, 2015

      US not to charge killer of unarmed black man

      Federal authorities have declined to file charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an...

    4. February 17, 2015

      US sets deadline over financial crisis charges

      US prosecutors have been given a 90-day deadline to assess whether they have enough evidence to bring cases against...

    5. 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...

    6. January 10, 2015

      Prosecutors recommend Petraeus face criminal charges

      Federal prosecutors have recommended that retired general and former CIA director David Petraeus face criminal charges...

    7. FT Alphaville

      January 5, 2015

      FirstFT

      Nine-year low for the euro, Iranian referendum threat and Discovery’s global boost from true detectives The euro fell...

    8. December 29, 2014

      Mobster-hunter faces new tests in Washington

      Loretta Lynch, nominee to be US attorney-general, cut her teeth pursuing mobsters, drug dealers and terrorists, but her...

    9. 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...

    10. November 16, 2014

      NYU School of Law: ‘Oasis’ in Greenwich Village is no remote bubble

      Trevor Morrison, dean of New York University School of Law, describes its campus location as “an oasis”, situated in...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. August 24, 2014

      Missouri politicians welcome Obama review of militarised police

      Political leaders in Missouri have welcomed a White House decision to review the government’s provision of...

    15. August 19, 2014

      St Louis police kill knifeman near town of Ferguson

      Protesters looped up and down the mile or so of West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday night, chanting...

    16. August 19, 2014

      Obama tries to stay clear of race divide

      Ferguson stand-off enters second week Attorney-general Eric Holder arrives in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday carrying...

    17. August 15, 2014

      Tear gas clears on riot-ravaged Ferguson

      Militarised US cops on Ferguson streets The atmosphere outside the burnt-out husk of the QuikTrip petrol station was...

    18. August 8, 2014

      A tawdry trade that tarnishes German justice

      Iactually find this capitalist system good,” the Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Bild...

    19. June 23, 2014

      BNP and US cross the ‘T’s and dot the ‘I’s

      The transatlantic negotiations between BNP Paribas and US authorities over the French bank’s alleged sanctions...

    20. June 17, 2014

      US captures suspected ringleader of attack on Benghazi consulate

      The US said on Tuesday it had captured the suspected ringleader of the 2012 attack on its consulate in Benghazi in...

    21. 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...

    22. May 20, 2014

      US takes moral high ground over ‘good’ espionage

      As the US Department of Justice announced it was charging five Chinese military officers for cyber theft on Monday...

    23. May 20, 2014

      Credit Suisse plea helps Holder redefine his legacy

      Eric Holder, the US attorney-general, has rewritten part of his legacy in just a few short months, writes Kara...

    24. May 19, 2014

      Guilty plea marks turning point for DoJ

      Eric Holder, US attorney-general, told lawmakers in March 2013 that the size of large banks “has an inhibiting...

    25. FT Alphaville

      May 19, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - How did we get so busy? (Why was Keynes wrong?) - Forget the cloud. Tech’s future is in the...

    26. May 19, 2014

      US to charge Chinese military officers with cyber spying

      The US has filed criminal charges against five Chinese military officers, alleging they hacked into the computer...

    27. FT Alphaville

      May 6, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asia-Pacific markets were quiet on Tuesday, with key bourses shuttered for a public holiday. (FT’s Global...

    28. 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...

    29. 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,...

    30. 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...

    31. 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;...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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