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A Brooklyn federal judge granted a request by prosecutors on Tuesday to partly anonymize and sequester jurors who will soon hear a corruption case against three men charged in a sweeping conspiracy to corrupt the global soccer group FIFA, rejecting the men's protests that it would give jurors the wrong idea about the seriousness of the case.
Federal judges in California and New York on Tuesday ordered the Trump administration to produce a broad range of internal documents detailing how the government reached the conclusion last month to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
New York-based Assurant Inc., led by Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, said in a Wednesday statement it will snap up private equity-backed The Warranty Group for $1.9 billion, as the insurance company looks to expand its global reach.
The conviction of auto racer Scott Tucker and his attorney on Friday over a $2 billion payday lending fraud paints the tribal lending businesses embroiled in the scheme in a harsh light, ratcheting up pressure on other lending tribes to show their operations are legitimate and have controls in place that could head off a similar mess.
Interest rate swap trading company MarkitServ Ltd. has settled allegations it has a monopoly on the processing service industry brought by financial technology company TrueEx LLC, according to a filing in New York federal court Tuesday.