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  • U.S. Prosecutor Overseeing Forex, Libor Probes to Depart

    The U.S. Justice Department prosecutor who has overseen probes into the rigging of currency markets and benchmark interest rates is stepping down next month as her replacement awaits Senate approval.

  • Breuer Returning to Covington After Four Years at Justice

    After four years leading U.S. government efforts to prosecute financial crime, Lanny Breuer is returning to private practice where he’ll help expand his old law firm’s white-collar criminal defense practice.

  • Covington, Patton Boggs, Gibson, Nixon: Business of Law

    After four years leading U.S. government efforts to prosecute financial crime, Lanny Breuer is returning to his former law firm.

  • JPMorgan Is Too Big to Whine

    Claims of JPMorgan's persecution don't make sense.

  • Fraud Trial for WellCare Ex-CEO Shows Medicaid Abuse

    In October 2007, Todd Farha and his company were thriving. The chief executive officer of WellCare Health Plans Inc. had sold $57 million of his stock over three years as the share price rose seven-fold. Starting in 2002 with seed money from a George Soros fund, he had built WellCare into the largest insurer in Florida’s Medicaid program.

  • Who Decided U.S. Megabanks Are Too Big to Jail?

    Tom Hanks has a knack for playing the roles that define American generations. In “Saving Private Ryan,” he embodied the courage of the men who landed on the Normandy beaches under heavy fire. In “Apollo 13,” he conveyed calm and ingenuity under intense pressure: “Houston, we have a problem.” And Forrest Gump revealed much about America before, during and after the Vietnam War.

  • Has Eric Holder Found Wall Street’s Nightmare?

    Why didn’t the U.S. Justice Department get someone like Leslie Caldwell years ago when it needed her?

  • Pangang and Kolon, Like Edward Snowden, Elude U.S. Charge

    China’s Pangang Group Co. and Korea’s Kolon Industries Inc. have eluded U.S. criminal charges of trade-secret theft for months. Unlike fugitive security contractor Edward Snowden, they aren’t hiding from authorities.

  • HSBC Mexican Branches Said to Be Traffickers’ Favorites

    HSBC Holdings Plc’s Mexican branches had become so well-known to drug traffickers as the place to launder proceeds from illicit sales that cartels began using special boxes to speed transactions, U.S. prosecutors said.

  • Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Citigroup in Court News

    Morgan Stanley reached a settlement with MBIA Inc. over credit-default swaps that led to billions of dollars of losses for the bank, agreeing to terminate the contracts and drop a challenge to the insurer’s restructuring.

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