Cyrus Vance Jr. is poised to run unopposed for re-election as Manhattan district attorney after a first term that saw the streamlining of criminal cases, protests against Wall Street and the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
The best chance for 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to avoid execution for the deadly Boston Marathon bombing may be to cooperate fully with investigators, or convince a jury he was “brainwashed” by his older brother.
Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director, will probably testify next week at his insider-trading trial, his lawyer told the judge after the prosecution rested and the defense began presenting its case.
Rajat Gupta , the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director accused of passing tips to Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, will remain silent as his insider-trading trial enters its final week, his lawyer told the judge.
Fairfield Greenwich Group, the hedge fund that steered $7 billion to Bernard Madoff, faces new claims of fraud by investors who previously alleged negligence against co-founders Walter Noel, Jeffrey Tucker and Andres Piedrahita.
Jon S. Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd.’s former chief executive officer, may face potential legal liability if investigators show he knew customer money might be used when he ordered $200 million transferred to a U.K. account as his brokerage neared collapse, former prosecutors said.
Aldon James, former president of the National Arts Club, was accused in a lawsuit by the New York attorney general of abusing his position to obtain apartments and go on personal shopping sprees at the club’s expense.
If Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. had decided to codename his investigation of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, he might have called it “Operation Rock and a Hard Place.”