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    1. 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 President...

    2. 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 for...

    1. 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 to a...

    2. 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...

    3. 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 endanger...

    4. 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 the...

    5. 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 Eric...

    6. 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 Department...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. 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....

    18. 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,...

    19. 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. -...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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