Google Inc. asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit by authors over the digitizing of books, saying that the company’s book-scanning program is a fair use of copyrighted material and a benefit to the public and authors.
Lady Catarina Pietra Toumei, one of three charged in a scheme to use the Guggenheim family name to swindle investors through phony billion-dollar deals, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and was given two years of probation.
When Mark Walter, the chief executive officer of Guggenheim Partners LLC, ran Chicago investment firm Liberty Hampshire Co., a junior associate asked in 1996 why he decided to accept money from outside investors.
Guggenheim Partners LLC, the U.S. firm seeking to acquire Deutsche Bank AG’s asset management businesses, would quintuple in size with the deal, enabling it to better compete against the biggest global investors.
Guggenheim Partners LLC, the U.S. firm seeking to buy Deutsche Bank AG’s asset management business, hired Henry Silverman, the former chief operating officer of Apollo Global Management LLC, to advise on expansion.
Vladimir Zuravel, one of three people charged with posing as members of the wealthy Guggenheim family in a plan to swindle investors through phony billion- dollar deals, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to one year probation.
Federal prosecutors charged three people with posing as members of the Guggenheim family, known for its wealth and philanthropy, in an attempt to swindle investors and gain access to two former U.S. presidents.