G. Robert Blakey, the law professor who helped draft the U.S. wiretap statute, may submit a brief supporting imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam’s effort to overturn his conviction for insider trading, a U.S. appeals court ruled.
World leaders are cutting back their visits to the United Nations General Assembly session this week as they find the Group of 20 and other smaller gatherings more effective venues to debate international problems.
President Barack Obama used the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly to press leaders, in public and private, to take “coordinated action” to prevent the world’s economy from slipping into a recession.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is showing the way on fiscal austerity as he attends his first summit of world leaders today. Whether his path leads to recovery or another recession is driving a transatlantic dispute that will dominate the talks in Canada.