Federal prosecutors asked a judge to unseal medical information that Raj Rajaratnam, the hedge fund manager convicted of directing a massive insider trading ring, is using to argue for a reduced sentence.
GlaxoSmithKline Plc agreed to pay about $60 million in the first settlements of lawsuits alleging the company’s Avandia diabetes drug causes heart attacks and strokes in some users, people familiar with the accords said.
Every day, bankers check the league tables, a scoreboard that shows who won the biggest deals. Then they check their Strava app to see who’s chewing up the pavement fastest on his $20,000 bike. That's recreation on Wall Street.
Lawyers suing Toyota Motor Corp. and those for the automaker were told by a federal judge to quickly resolve an evidence dispute so the first cases over unintended sudden acceleration of its vehicles can go to trial in the first three months of 2013.
Toyota Motor Corp. lawyers and attorneys for plaintiffs suing the automaker over claims of unintended sudden acceleration told a judge today they are close to resolving a major hurdle in pre-trial evidence-gathering.
GlaxoSmithKline Plc has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to resolve more than 800 cases alleging its Paxil antidepressant caused birth defects in some users’ children, according to people familiar with the settlements.