San Diego-based electricity storage and transmission company Maxwell Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay more than $14 million to settle civil claims and criminal charges against it for allegedly bribing Chinese government officials in exchange for electric utilities contracts.
The British government has reportedly delayed implementation of its sweeping new anti-bribery law yet again, this time for an additional three months.
A law professor and former investor who disagrees with the equity disbursement plan by the trustee overseeing the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff's securities firm has lost his bid to stop the trustee from pursuing avoidance actions.
Federal prosecutors said Monday they had charged three individuals in connection with a fraudulent investment scheme that involved soliciting money and promoting bogus investment opportunities by pretending to be members of the prominent Guggenheim family.
A federal judge has ordered a union official to serve more than two years in prison for bribing a commissioner in Ohio's Cuyahoga County — the latest defendant sentenced in the wake of a wide-ranging corruption probe into county contracts.
The management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Inc. has called a subpoena issued by Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam nothing more than a "fishing expedition" on the eve of his trial over criminal insider trading allegations.
A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. computer programmer convicted of stealing trade secrets has asked a district court to overturn his conviction or grant him a new trial.
Prosecutors have responded harshly to three former employees of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, deriding their motion to dismiss the indictment against them as "especially frivolous" and denying the government had interfered with their right to counsel.
A Minnesota day trader serving a nearly 10-year prison sentence for scamming investors out of over $21.5 million was hit with an additional $85 million penalty in a civil case stemming from the Ponzi scheme.
Hearst Corp. announced Monday it will pay €651 million ($891 million) in cash for 102 titles in Lagardere SCA's magazine portfolio, including Car and Driver and Women's Day, just days after the French conglomerate was indicted for insider trading.
The founder and a former executive of investment firm Quellos Group LLC were each sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to a scheme that allowed clients to avoid more than $240 million in taxes.
Two former brokers at Sky Capital Holdings Ltd. pled guilty Friday to soliciting investors and manipulating stock prices as part of a $140 million fraud scheme allegedly orchestrated by infamous Wall Street executive Ross H. Mandell.
A former Texas county judge has been charged with taking $611,000 in kickbacks in exchange for securing contracts involving more than $3.2 million in federal government-funded debris removal work following Hurricane Ike.
Lagardere SCA said Friday that France's financial market regulator has issued an indictment against the media giant over alleged insider trading from its 2006 sale of EADS NV stock despite an acknowledgement that it has "no evidence" against Lagardere.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is reintroducing legislation to increase penalties for the most egregious criminal violations of food safety standards.
Former Jenkens & Gilchrist LLP lawyers and other professionals accused of helping wealthy clients cheat on their taxes are seeking to block the federal government from introducing exhibits they call irrelevant and unfairly prejudicial at trial.
A federal judge sentenced former "CHiPs" TV star and financial trader Larry Wilcox on Friday to three years' probation after prosecutors agreed to cut him a break in a penny-stock securities fraud case.
The Sydow Firm LLP, which represents accused Ponzi schemer Robert Allen Stanford, and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, which represents Lloyd's of London in the Stanford litigation, have filed competing motions over the proper venue for a coverage dispute.
A judge on Friday sentenced the boyfriend of a former Walt Disney Co. executive assistant to a little over two years in prison for trying to sell the company's financial information to Wall Street traders ahead of its public release.
The bankruptcy trustee overseeing convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s defunct law firm has cut a $500,000 settlement deal with one of Rothstein’s partners, to be paid out of his future earnings and a liquidated retirement account.