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    1. August 17, 2016

      Former Perella Weinberg banker convicted of insider trading

      A former banker at the boutique investment bank Perella Weinberg has been convicted of securities fraud after passing...

    2. Fast FT

      August 17, 2016

      Ex-Perella Weinberg banker convicted of securities fraud

      A former banker at the boutique investment bank Perella Weinberg has been convicted of securities fraud after allegedly...

    1. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Ex-Visium fund manager found dead

      Sanjay Valvani, a former portfolio manager at a New York hedge fund who was charged last week with netting about $32m...

    2. June 15, 2016

      Current and former Visium portfolio managers charged with fraud

      A current and a former portfolio manager at Visium Asset Management were charged with fraud in a Manhattan federal...

    3. FT Alphaville

      May 3, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “’It’s the Burning Man 1%,‘ said Charles, a documentary filmmaker with spikes pierced through...

    4. April 20, 2016

      US launches criminal inquiry into Panama tax schemes

      US prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation “regarding matters” related to the Panama Papers leak of documents...

    5. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      NY banker charged with stealing $25m from clients

      A senior banker at PJT Partners’ Park Hill Group has been arrested and charged with setting up a scheme to defraud...

    6. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Judge gives green light to lawsuit against Bharara

      David Ganek, the founder of hedge fund Level Global, was given the green light to pursue his civil lawsuit against...

    7. January 5, 2016

      US lawsuit brings Volkswagen back down to earth with a bump

      Just before Christmas, some at Volkswagen dared to believe. “Things look like they are slowly getting better,” said one...

    8. October 22, 2015

      US to withdraw charges in SAC insider trading cases

      The US attorney’s office in Manhattan will seek to dismiss insider trading charges against a former SAC Capital trader...

    9. October 11, 2015

      US Insider Trading: Hello Newman

      Maybe insider trading ought to be illegal in the US. Of course, in some sense it is. In recent years US prosecutor...

    10. October 6, 2015

      Former official at UN charged with bribery

      Former UN General Assembly president John Ashe has been charged with receiving about $1.2m in bribes from a Macau real...

    11. October 5, 2015

      Preet Bharara warns of insider trading ‘bonanza’

      US attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara warned of a “bonanza” for friends and family of the rich after the Supreme...

    12. September 17, 2015

      GM faces paying more than $1.5bn over fatal ignition switch fault

      General Motors’ total bill to resolve criminal penalties and civil lawsuits stemming from an ignition switch defect...

    13. July 30, 2015

      Supreme Court asked to rule on insider trading

      The US Department of Justice has asked the Supreme Court to reverse two overturned convictions on insider trading that...

    14. April 3, 2015

      Bharara loses challenge to insider trading ruling

      US prosecutors have lost an attempt to challenge a federal court ruling setting a higher bar to prove insider trading,...

    15. March 19, 2015

      BNY Mellon to pay $700m over fraud claims

      Bank of New York Mellon on Thursday agreed to pay $714m to settle allegations that it committed fraud by giving...

    16. FT Alphaville

      February 5, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The world is awash with more debt than before the global financial crisis...

    17. January 23, 2015

      Bharara challenges insider trading definition

      The US Attorney’s office in Manhattan has decided to challenge an appeals court decision overturning two convictions in...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Preet Bharara steps up pursuit of New York political figures

      Preet Bharara, the US’s highest-profile federal prosecutor, on Thursday vowed to keep pursuing New York politics’...

    19. January 9, 2015

      Abu Hamza sentenced to life in prison

      Radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri was sentenced to life in prison on Friday in connection to the 1998 kidnapping of...

    20. December 14, 2014

      US appeals court ruling could weaken insider dealing cases

      Some defendants who pleaded guilty in an alleged insider trading scheme could be found innocent after a US appeals...

    21. December 8, 2014

      US sues Deutsche in $190m taxes claim

      Deutsche Bank and other firms are being pursued for more than $190m over allegedly setting up shell companies to avoid...

    22. 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...

    23. August 12, 2014

      Preet Bharara takes on Andrew Cuomo in battle of New York

      It is a public showdown with little precedent in the rough-and-tumble history of New York. Preet Bharara, a federal...

    24. July 30, 2014

      BofA ordered to pay $1.3bn in ‘Hustle’ case

      Bank of America was ordered to pay $1.3bn by a judge on Wednesday for a “brazen fraud” in which bank staff sold toxic...

    25. July 8, 2014

      Rajaratnam’s brother acquitted by jury

      Rengan Rajaratnam, brother of the convicted co-founder of Galleon Group, the $8bn hedge fund, was on Tuesday acquitted...

    26. July 3, 2014

      BNP sends CFO to US to reassure investors

      Fresh from agreeing to pay an almost $9bn fine for sanction violations, BNP Paribas is sending its chief financial...

    27. 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...

    28. April 29, 2014

      US offers $5m bounty for Chinese businessman

      The US has offered a $5m bounty and filed new charges against a Chinese businessman it has accused of trying to sell...

    29. 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...

    30. January 30, 2014

      US seeks $2.1bn from BofA over mortgage fraud

      The US government has asked for $2.1bn in penalties from Bank of America in a high-profile case where the bank was...

    31. January 27, 2014

      Bitcoin champion on laundering charge

      Charlie Shrem, the Bitcoin entrepreneur backed by the Winklevoss twins, has been charged with conspiracy to commit...

    32. January 7, 2014

      JPMorgan sets record with $2.6bn Madoff payment

      JPMorgan Chase bankers had concerns about Bernard Madoff for more than a decade but failed to inform US authorities,...

    33. FT Alphaville

      January 6, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Retail has rotated: Dan notes that flows into bond funds were still positive last...

    34. FT Alphaville

      January 6, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: The first days of 2014 trading in Asia continued to be marked by declines across the region’s equity markets....

    35. January 5, 2014

      Former SAC manager resolute as trial poised to start

      When prosecutors open their trial this week against Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital portfolio manager accused of...

    36. December 20, 2013

      Maid in Manhattan drama exposes rift

      Caught between fury in India at the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York and an unapologetic US Attorney in...

    37. December 20, 2013

      Sotheby’s agrees to return 10th-century Cambodian statue

      After a two-year legal battle, Sotheby’s has agreed to return a 10th-century sandstone statue that was pillaged from...

    38. December 5, 2013

      Russian diplomats face US fraud charges

      The Russian diplomats indulged in luxuries like affluent New Yorkers do, shopping at Swarovski and Tiffany and Jimmy...

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