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    1. 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, which...

    2. 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 customers...

    1. 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 and...

    2. 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 a...

    3. January 22, 2015

      Preet Bharara steps up pursuit of top New York political figures

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

    4. 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 western...

    5. 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 court...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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 of a...

    11. 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 officer...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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 found...

    16. 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 money...

    17. 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,...

    18. 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 year,...

    19. 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. In...

    20. 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...

    21. 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 Manhattan,...

    22. 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 the Koh...

    23. 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 Choo....

    24. September 20, 2013

      Latest news from the art market: prosperous on the Bosphorus

      “I can’t get over it – I never thought I would sell Scandinavian artists so well in Turkey!” said a delighted Stefan...

    25. September 10, 2013

      US seeks to seize Russian criminal group’s real estate

      US prosecutors are looking to seize New York property used by a Russian criminal organisation to launder funds derived from...

    26. July 26, 2013

      Wall Street braces itself for SAC fallout

      Since federal investigators stunned Wall Street by raiding three hedge funds and issuing subpoenas to several others in...

    27. July 25, 2013

      Role of Richard Lee in the SAC probe

      The criminal indictment filed against SAC Capital introduced a new name in the long running investigation that has now seen...

    28. July 25, 2013

      Decade-long quest ends at SAC front door

      As the legal net tightened around SAC Capital, the $15bn hedge fund charged on Thursday with insider trading, its founder...

    29. May 22, 2013

      Wall Street justice should be delivered in open court

      After six years of scrutiny, and repeated legal action against those around him, Steve Cohen remains a free man. His $15bn...

    30. April 12, 2013

      NY corruption cases fuel calls for reform

      Politicians roused at dawn and led in handcuffs from their homes. A councilman accused of telling an undercover agent that...

    31. April 2, 2013

      Six charged over mayoral race ‘bribery’

      US prosecutors have charged a New York state senator and other officials with bribery, fraud and extortion over an alleged...

    32. FT Alphaville

      March 21, 2013

      The Closer

      The S&P 500, slipping. The index closed at 1,545.8, a 0.8 per cent decline. Shares in Oracle fell 9.7 after yesterday’s...

    33. January 20, 2013

      Wegelin down but battle not over

      When US prosecutors filed criminal charges against Wegelin, Switzerland’s oldest private bank, in February last year many...

    34. January 3, 2013

      Wegelin to close after US guilty plea

      Wegelin, Switzerland’s oldest private bank, is to close after pleading guilty to helping US citizens evade paying taxes on...

    35. December 20, 2012

      Ex-banker charged in US for Olympus fraud

      A former Taiwanese banker has been arrested and charged in the US for allegedly helping Olympus conceal a $1.7bn accounting...

    36. December 17, 2012

      Fund managers guilty of insider trading

      Two former hedge fund managers were found guilty of insider trading, the latest among six dozen people convicted in the US...

    37. November 1, 2012

      Wells argues new suit violates settlement

      Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a government lawsuit against it on...

    38. October 27, 2012

      Facebook claimant charged with fraud

      Paul Ceglia, the internet entrepreneur who claimed in federal court that Mark Zuckerberg had promised him a 50 per cent...

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