Benjamin Lawsky, New York’s top financial regulator, has asked more than a dozen banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG for documents related to their currency trading practices, a person familiar with the matter said.
President Barack Obama urged Congress to back two of the top priorities of U.S. multinational corporations: broader authority for his administration to negotiate trade deals along with changes to immigration laws.
Steven Donziger, a New York attorney accused of leading a racketeering scheme in an environmental lawsuit against Chevron Corp., hired appellate attorney Deepak Gupta of Washington’s Gupta Beck PLLC to represent him in an anticipated appeal, the firm said on its website.
Fresh off a stint as a counter- terrorism adviser on Bill Clinton’s National Security Council, attorney Lee Wolosky was hoping to return to law. Most firms, he says, saw a guy with a two-year experience gap who’d need to start near the bottom.