Two-time U.S. presidential candidate and former North Carolina Senator John Edwards is about to learn his fate on charges he violated campaign finance rules to hide a mistress as the process to select a jury begins.
Major League Baseball veteran Roger Clemens is likely to face another trial on charges of lying to Congress unless his attorneys can show prosecutors deliberately provoked yesterday’s mistrial, lawyers say.
Standard & Poor’s may face widening litigation over credit ratings during the housing boom as states investigate the company and consider bringing new cases that would add to more than a dozen across the country.
Switzerland said it expects to deliver account data on almost 4,450 UBS AG clients suspected by the U.S. of tax evasion, prompting the Internal Revenue Service to say it will drop a lawsuit against the bank within months.
Highland Capital Management LP, the debt manager with about $22 billion in assets under management, and JPMorgan Chase & Co . were sued by a Houston pension plan over claims that willful looting led to the demise of the Highland Crusader Fund.