You're hospitalized and your family faces impossible choices. This is the scenario living wills are supposed to help with. By signing an advance directive, you think you're spelling out your wishes and preventing a nightmare like the fight among Terri Schiavo's relatives.
Aiming to stay a step ahead of “the next Madoff,” the Securities and Exchange Commission is set to hire University of Texas professor Henry Hu to oversee risk analysis and seek out market areas where abuses may emerge, Joshua Gallu, Jesse Westbrook and David Scheer report.
Delaware would lose its status as the premier venue for U.S. bankruptcy cases, costing the state’s economy an estimated $100 million a year, under a bipartisan bill sponsored by leaders of the House Judiciary Committee.
A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analyst who fled while on probation for leading a $6.7 million insider-trading scheme was ordered to pay a $27.7 million judgment in a lawsuit filed by federal regulators.