With the shutdown of Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, once the world’s largest exchange for digital currency transactions, other companies in the Bitcoin universe worked to defend the nascent industry’s reputation.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. lender, is moving about 2,000 employees to offices in Brooklyn’s MetroTech Center after a review of its real estate holdings, said a person with direct knowledge of the plan.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are probing possible criminal violations tied to the shutdown of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, two people familiar with the matter said.
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., which have sued each other around the globe over patents, joined together to tell the European Union to cut down on the ability of companies that license patents to win court rulings limiting product sales.
Ernst & Young LLP was accused by the U.S. of failing to comply with an Internal Revenue Service request for documents in an investigation of the tax liability of the billionaire chairman of industrial-bearing maker Schaeffler AG.