Lawyers for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will face Lorin Reisner, the deputy director of enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission , in the agency’s lawsuit over the bank’s use of subprime mortgage-backed securities.
Merrill Lynch & Co., the brokerage unit of Bank of America Corp. , won a U.S. judge’s ruling denying a bid by 17 black financial advisers for group status in their five-year-old discrimination lawsuit.
BP Plc may saddle potential buyers of its assets with lawsuits as Europe’s second-biggest oil company tries to raise money to pay claims that may reach $100 billion from the Gulf of Mexico spill, Bloomberg News’s Linda Sandler reports.
Samuel Wyly and Charles Wyly, the Texan brothers and entrepreneurs who funded ads helping George W. Bush’s presidential campaigns, were sued by U.S. regulators who accused them of misleading investors while selling hundreds of millions of dollars in stock.
Citigroup Inc., whose $285 million settlement with U.S. regulators over a collapsed collateralized debt obligation was faulted by a federal judge as too lenient, may have to pay more money to avoid admitting it did anything wrong, said lawyers following the case.
ICP Asset Management LLC and its founder were sued by U.S. regulators for their role in overseeing mortgage-linked investments insured by American International Group Inc. as the housing market declined.