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  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the evidence phase in the insider trading trial for SAC Capital.

  • Bharara: SAC criminal case 'remains open'     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was asked about the SAC Capital settlement at the DealBook Conference. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Bharara also defended the indictment of the corporation.

  • SAC plea decision delayed by judge Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 5:11 PM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    The judge in the SAC case will wait to decide whether to accept SAC's guilty plea until after a pre-sentencing report is filed.

  • SAC Capital to fight civil case against founder Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    SAC Capital Advisors

    SAC is planning to fight the civil case against its founder Steve Cohen for failure to supervise employees.

  • SAC's Cohen plans to fight SEC     Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 5:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital has signaled it is planning to fight the SEC in another civil case against Steve Cohen for failure to supervise employees who allegedly broke the law.

  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that SAC Capital is considering moving its family office into a new corporate entity, which may result in a name change.

  • SAC Capital to become a 'family office' Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 11:54 AM ET

    SAC Capital says it will manage only the capital belonging to founder Steve Cohen, his relatives and certain employees.

  • Former FDIC chair Shelia Bair feels the $1.8 billion fine against SAC hurts and she applauds the U.S. Attorney and SEC for bringing charges against SAC.

  • SAC settlement awaiting approval by judges     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    SAC Capital Advisors is expected to pay $1.8 billion to the federal government after pleading guilty to criminal fraud charges. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the latest details.

  • Cohen's 2013 compensation likely to exceed fine Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Steve Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer of SAC Captial Advisors LP.

    Steven Cohen will likely earn more in 2013 than the $1.8 billion he has paid in settlements for SAC Capital, said people close to the matter.

  • SAC Capital takes responsibility     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:09 PM ET

    SAC said that it is responsible "for the handful of men who pleaded guilty and whose conduct gave rise to SAC's liability." CNBC's Kate Kelly reports.

  • Record insider trading penalty     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says it is rare to hold a corporate entity like SAC Capital accountable for these types of securities fraud charges, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • What's next for SAC?     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Are some institutions too big to jail? CNBC's Kate Kelly says this unprecedented case is not over yet and this settlement serves as a warning to what potential litigation lies ahead.

  • April Brooks, FBI special agent-in-charge, says SAC's plea demonstrates that cheating and breaking the law were permitted and allowed to persist. SAC will terminate operations as an investment adviser, Brooks added.

  • U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces the resolution to the SAC plea agreement which does not involve guilt by any individual nor does it provide criminal protection or immunity for any individuals going forward.

  • SAC Capital investigation is ongoing     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair contributing editor, discuss the large scope of the SAC investigation.

  • SAC to end advisory business in plea agreement Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    Hedge fund SAC Capital has agreed to pay $1.8 billion in an insider-trading settlement with the U.S.

  • U.S. to settle with SAC soon     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that SAC Capital will settle with the Federal government for a $1.8 billion fine and will plead guilty to at least one count of securities fraud.

  • Awaiting SAC Capital's settlement     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    SAC Capital could reach an agreement with Federal prosecutors as early as this week, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. In the wake of a settlement, SAC must either become a family office, or close down entirely.

  • SAC, prosecutors are ready to settle: Sources Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 12:48 PM ET

    Federal prosecutors are close to finalizing a settlement with SAC Capital, according to sources, who added that a deal could be announced this week.

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