Hong Kong’s securities regulator must be able to seek asset-freezing court orders to protect investors, the city’s top court said in rejecting Tiger Asia Management LLC’s claim such action can only be taken after a civil or criminal trial.
Stuart Hall, a former host of British Broadcasting Corp. television programs, pleaded guilty to 14 sexual-assault offenses, involving victims as young as nine over a period spanning almost two decades.
B. Wayne Hughes, a sharecropper’s son who became a billionaire pioneering warehouses for Americans needing storage space, is buying thousands of houses to rent as more people find homeownership out of reach.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief criminally charged with sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper, was sued by the woman for what her lawyer called “violent and deplorable acts.”
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.
Max Clifford, a celebrity publicist who has represented O.J. Simpson, David Beckham and Simon Cowell, was arrested by U.K. police probing decades-old pedophilia claims against people in the entertainment industry.
Alex Karras, who followed one successful career in professional football with another in movies and television, play-punching a horse in one of the signature madcap scenes of “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 77.