LONDON, Dec 12- The former finance director of Bradford& Bingley, a UK lender, has been fined 30,000 pounds for failings related to a 2008 cash call, as the regulator forces board members to take responsibility for their actions.» Read More
The Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married couples.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of Comcast in a 5-4 decision that prevents cable TV subscribers in Philadelphia who had accused the company of owning a monopoly from filing suit as a group.
March has seen a fairly brisk exodus from municipal bonds in what could be the first signs that investors are beginning to worry about fixed income.
Citigroup complied with an order with the U.S. Federal Reserve to improve its anti-money laundering controls, after several units of the bank were subject to similar orders in 2012.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday over whether big drug companies can settle patent litigation with generic rivals by making deals to keep cheaper products off the market.
European Union lawmakers are expected to agree on Wednesday to bar bankers in Europe from getting bonuses bigger than their salary.
The FCC has ordered two marketing companies that made millions of illegal robocalls to cellphones in 2011 and 2012, for Democratic and Republican campaigns, to stop making such calls.
Britain's three main political parties struck a compromise deal on a new regulatory system for the country's newspapers.
Hedge fund advisory firm CR Intrinsic Investors has agreed to pay the SEC a record $600 million-plus to settle insider trading charges.
With the Dow Jones reaching an all-time high and the S&P 500 not far behind, markets have shrugged off the disappointment of the sequester. But Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura says that far bigger hurdles lie ahead that could potentially give the U.S. another "brush with default".
Democrats will unveil a budget blueprint that will slice the deficit by $1.85 trillion through spending cuts and tax increases.
SEC nominee Mary Jo White told lawmakers on Tuesday she does not believe her prior work defending big Wall Street clients will hinder her ability to lead the agency.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Goldman Sachs lost its battle to ignore an investor proposal to strip Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein of his chairman role, according to SEC's website.
Wall Street commodity revenues crashed last year to their lowest on record, as tighter regulation and limited price swings squeezed the once dominant traders of Goldman Sachs Group, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley.
The European Union fined Microsoft Corp 561 million euros ($731 million) for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser, an unprecedented sanction that will act as a warning to other firms involved in EU antitrust disputes.
Marc Cuban's effort to get an insider-trading case against him tossed was denied by a judge.
A Facebook shareholder filed suit over the company's botched initial public offering and is seeking to hold Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, directors, and officers responsible for the damage.
Businesses far too often fail to take basic steps to protect their digital infrastructure, or realize the biggest threat may be inside their own company.
A judge threw out part of the $1 billion verdict for Apple in its patent battle with Samsung and ordered a new trial.