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  1. 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...

  2. 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 military-grade...

  1. 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...

  2. 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 the...

  3. 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...

  4. 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 newspaper...

  5. 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 violations...

  6. 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 which...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 morning,...

  9. 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 Scannell....

  10. 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 influence,...

  11. 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 fog. -...

  12. 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 systems of...

  13. 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 Markets...

  14. 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 closer to...

  15. 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,...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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,...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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