Government Agencies Eric Holder

  • Attorney General Eric Holder is leading negotiations for MTN as the South Africa- based telecommunications giant tries to eliminate or reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed against the company's Nigerian subsidiary, the Nigerian Communications Commission said Thursday. Spokesman Tony Ojobo said Holder "is leading MTN's legal team" in negotiations agreed by...

  • Nov 10- Appeals to reform the "culture" of banking, most recently by New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley, amount to an abrogation of responsibility and a counsel of despair. Kicking off a closed-door, yes closed-door, meeting of regulators and bankers on cleaning up finance in New York last week, Dudley argued that "context largely drives conduct"...

  • What state gets the most from asset seizures? Friday, 22 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Military vehicles near City Hall, in Baltimore, May 1, 2015.

    Local law enforcement agencies benefit from the DOJ's Asset Forfeiture Program. Here's who gets the most.

  • How the Comcast/Time Warner Cable deal fell apart Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 2:27 PM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building in Washington, March 4, 2015.

    A series of meetings at the Justice Department earlier in the week led to the decision by Comcast to drop the deal with Time Warner Cable.

  • What's next for Time Warner Cable? Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    What's next for Time Warner Cable?

    CNBC's David Faber reports Charter Communications is interested in continuing its "halted pursuit" of Time Warner Cable.

  • How Comcast-TWC deal fell apart Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    How Comcast-TWC deal fell apart

    AG Eric Holder signed off on the lawsuit against Comcast-TWC, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 2:15 PM ET
    Loretta Lynch

    With her confirmation, Loretta Lynch will become the first black woman to become the top U.S. law enforcement official.

  • Sick scams: $3.3B recouped from health-care fraud Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 2:31 PM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder.

    Federal authorities spent just $1 in probes for every $7.70 they recovered from health-care fraudsters, who remain a persistent, pricy problem.

  • What stands in the way of prosecuting Wall Street Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    What stands in the way of prosecuting Wall Street

    The Justice Department will continue to pursue anyone that violated the law and contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. New York Times columnist Jim Stewart, shares his view.

  • S&P to pay $1.37 billion over ratings Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    S&P to pay $1.37 billion over ratings

    Standard & Poor's will pay $1.37 billion to settle charges it improperly rated mortgage backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • S&P's wrist slap Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    S&P's wrist slap

    Standard & Poor's is paying a $1.37 billion settlement on charges it improperly rated mortgage-backed securities. Andrew Stoltmann, says this a "slap on the wrist." Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Company; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.

  • Holder bolsters limits on federal profiling Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:24 AM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Federal profiling on the basis of religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identity will be banned, NBC News reports.

  • Top contender for new Attorney General... Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    Top contender for new Attorney General...

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading candidate to replace outgoing Eric Holder as attorney general.

  • For whistleblowers, SEC money's not enough Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Eric Schneiderman

    When it comes to turning in bad guys in banking, it's not all about the money.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder to resign Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:55 PM ET
    President Barack Obama stands with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. who announced his resignation today, September 25, 2014 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.

  • No decision on next AG: Javers Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    No decision on next AG: Javers

    President Obama has announced U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to the process to confirming the next AG.

  • Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job

    In announcing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, President Obama outlines his success over his time in office.

  • President Obama: AG Holder resignation bittersweet Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    President Obama: AG Holder resignation bittersweet

    President Obama announces U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, saying he has served in the Justice Department for parts of 6 presidential administrations.

  • White House: Personnel announcement scheduled Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    White House: Personnel announcement scheduled

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce he will step down at an announcement with President Obama at 4:30 this afternoon, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • AG Eric Holder to step down: Report Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    AG Eric Holder to step down: Report

    According to NBC's Pete Williams, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has plans to announce later today he will step down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.