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  • Groupon Revisions Highlight New Model’s Risks

    Groupon Inc.’s latest restatement, following accounting missteps last year, heightens concern about the reliability of the company’s financial reporting and raises questions whether auditors gave enough oversight to the coupon provider’s novel business model.

  • Groupon Reports ‘Material Weakness,’ Restates Quarterly Revenue

    Groupon Inc., the largest provider of daily deals online, reported a “material weakness” in its financial controls and said fourth-quarter results were worse than previously stated because of higher refunds to merchants.

  • Health-Care Law, Goldman, Facebook, JPMorgan in Court News

    The Obama administration today will defend a requirement that Americans obtain insurance or pay a penalty -- the core of the president’s health care overhaul --in a Supreme Court case central to the Republican campaign to take over the White House.

  • Madoff Feeder Fund’s Liquidators Drop Ernst & Young Lawsuit

    The liquidators of M-Invest Ltd., a so-called feeder fund for Bernard Madoff’s bankrupt investment firm, dropped a lawsuit accusing Ernst & Young LLP of negligence, malpractice and breach of contract.

  • Madoff, JPMorgan, Stanford, Morgan Stanley in Court News

    After several drinks at a Greek restaurant on Manhattan’s Third Avenue in the summer of 2006, two computer programmers at Bernard Madoff’s investment firm asked their supervisor whether the boss’s business was a scam, Bloomberg News’ David Glovin and Bob Van Voris report.

  • Ernst & Young Suit Over Lehman Fees Sent to N.Y. State Court

    A lawsuit accusing Ernst & Young LLP of facilitating a “major accounting fraud” by helping Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. deceive the public about its financial condition was sent back to New York state court.

  • Goldman Sachs, Insider Trading, Facebook, BNY in Court News

    A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. computer programmer was freed after his conviction for stealing the bank’s high-speed trading code was reversed by a U.S. appeals court.

  • Countrywide, UBS, JPMorgan, Goldman in Court News

    Countrywide Financial Corp. investors, led by a group of New York retirement funds, agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for more than $600 million, a person familiar with the case said.

  • New York to Pursue Ernst & Young Lawsuit

    Ernst & Young LLP, bankrupt Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s former auditor, should “disgorge” $125 million in fees earned in an alleged fraud involving so- called Repo 105 transactions that concealed tens of billions of dollars in debt, the New York attorney general said.

  • Pension Fund Asks Class Status in Lehman Auditor E&Y Suit

    The Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association asked a judge to certify a class-action lawsuit against Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s former auditor Ernst & Young LLP over investment losses.

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