A challenge to the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule was rejected by a federal judge, who said the plaintiffs had no legal right to bring the case and that courts may not intervene in the workings of Congress.
Barclays Plc’s deferred prosecution for improper dealings with sanctioned countries ended after the judge overseeing the U.S. case weighed whether the bank’s admissions in a probe involving manipulation of the London interbank offered rate should affect the deal.
The brother of an ex-Army Corps of Engineers official at the center of a $20 million bribery and false-billing scheme involving federal contracts was sentenced to two years in prison after admitting he hid kickback payments.
Barclays Plc’s deferred prosecution for dealings with sanctioned countries was ended after a U.S. judge weighed whether its admissions in a probe of manipulation of the London interbank offered rate should affect the bank’s agreement with the government.
Barclays Plc and the U.S. Justice Department missed a deadline for filing reports on the bank’s cooperation with the government under a deferred-prosecution agreement over its dealings with nations including Iran.
Barclays Plc and the U.S. Justice Department were ordered by a federal judge to explain how the bank’s settlement of allegations involving its manipulation of Libor should effect a 2010 deferred prosecution agreement.
To see how the federal government has pursued money-laundering cases against big banks over their dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. trade sanctions, consider what happened when Barclays Plc and the Justice Department were required to file reports describing the U.K. bank’s cooperation under a settlement in 2010.
California and New York, along with Florida, agreed to join more than 40 other states in a nationwide settlement 16 months in the making that seeks to end abusive bank foreclosure practices that followed the collapse of the housing bubble, a person familiar with the matter said.