Deloitte & Touche LLP won dismissal of a lawsuit filed by an Iowa pension fund over the auditing of WG Trading Co., a company that U.S. prosecutors said was used as a Ponzi scheme by two of its former managers.
Hedge fund manager Paul Greenwood , the general partner of WG Trading Co., pleaded guilty to six charges including conspiracy and securities fraud and is cooperating with the U.S. against co-defendant Steven Walsh .
Jon S. Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd.’s former chief executive officer, may face potential legal liability if investigators show he knew customer money might be used when he ordered $200 million transferred to a U.K. account as his brokerage neared collapse, Bloomberg News’ Linda Sandler and Phil Mattingly report that former prosecutors said.
The receiver in charge of liquidating WG Trading Co., the company allegedly used in a Ponzi scheme by former managers Paul Greenwood and Steven Walsh , sued to recover $21 million in profit from a Cooper Industries Inc. trust.
Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the so-called Big Four accounting firms, was sued by a pension fund over WG Trading Co., the company allegedly used in a Ponzi scheme by former managers Paul Greenwood and Steven Walsh.
Three former bankers with a General Electric Co. unit that sold investment contracts to state and local governments were indicted for conspiring to profit at taxpayers’ expense by rigging bids, showing the broadening scope of a Justice Department investigation of municipal finance.
The receiver in charge of liquidating WG Trading Co., the firm allegedly used in a Ponzi scheme by former managers Paul Greenwood and Steven Walsh , sued to recover profit made by investors including American International Group Inc. ’s SunAmerica Life Insurance unit.
AMR Corp. ’s American Airlines agreed to give evidence against other carriers and pay $5 million to a group of freight shippers to settle a New York class-action lawsuit over its role in a global price-fixing cartel.
Mark Wilson , who was replaced as leader of American International Group Inc. ’s main Asia unit, joins more than 70 managers who defected to competitors, retired or were forced out following the insurer’s rescue.