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  • France Expands Inquiry of Tax Evasion at UBS Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:35 PM ET
    French investigators have placed Swiss bank UBS under formal investigation on suspicion that it tried to persuade rich French clients to open undeclared accounts in Switzerland, a legal source said.

    UBS, the biggest Swiss bank, is the target of a widening tax evasion investigation in France, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor's office said.

  • Obama's Job Approval Intact Despite Scandals: Poll   Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 6:21 AM ET
    Obama's Job Approval Intact Despite Scandals: Poll

    CNBC's John Harwood, reveals the highlights of a new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll that shows recent political turmoil has had only a modest impact so far on the president's standing.

  • Why Apple's Court Battle May Not Cut E-Book Prices Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    The Barnes & Noble Nook, left, and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite.

    Apple's court battle with the Department of Justice may not have much effect on e-book costs. Prices were already dropping.

  • Apple E-Book Trial Begins   Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:11 AM ET
    Apple E-Book Trial Begins

    The tech giant is defending itself in a Manhattan court against charges of price-fixing, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Secret's Out! Swiss Banks Can Now Reveal Clients Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 9:52 AM ET

    The Swiss government says banks can sidestep secrecy laws to disclose clients' names in a move intended to help resolve a long-running tax dispute with the U.S.

  • Lawmakers Accuse IRS Officials of Lying in Scandal Friday, 17 May 2013 | 1:30 PM ET
    Ousted acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller is sworn in at Friday's hearing.

    Congressional Republicans accused leaders of the IRS of lying as they opened the first in a series of hearings about the agency's targeting of conservative groups.

  • IRS Commissioner Out After Tax Scandal   Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    IRS Commissioner Out After Tax Scandal

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; and Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell Chmn. & CEO, discuss the political fallout in the aftermath of the tax agency targeting conservative groups.

  • IRS Commissioner Resigns in Wake of Tax Scandal   Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET
    IRS Commissioner Resigns in Wake of Tax Scandal

    CNBC's John Harwood; and Ben White, POLITICO, discuss the political fallout from the IRS targeting of conservative groups.

  • Obama: Miller Out as Acting Commissioner of IRS Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:29 PM ET

    President Obama said IRS conduct targeting conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny was "inexcusable" and that acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller is out.

  • House Speaker Suggests Jail Time in IRS Targeting Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:38 PM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner

    House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner suggesting jail time over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.

  • Holder Defends AP Probe at House Hearing on IRS Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:49 AM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Holder told Congress that a serious national security leak required the gathering of AP telephone records as he stood by a probe in which he insisted he had no involvement.

  • AP Accuses Justice Department of Spying   Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:41 AM ET
    AP Accuses Justice Department of Spying

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the news organization's claim that the government secretly spied on phone lines used by several of its reporters in a broad surveillance campaign.

  • 10,000 Private Messages on Bloomberg Terminals Leaked Online: FT

    Robert Belair, Arnall Golden Gregory partner, discusses what Bloomberg must do to rebuild its brand after a privacy breach disclosed reporters had accessed information on clients' accounts.

  • AP Says DOJ Secretly Seized Telephone Records   Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:04 AM ET
    AP Says DOJ Secretly Seized Telephone Records

    The Associated Press is calling the Justice Department's secret monitoring of its phone calls a "massive and unprecedented intrusion," reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • No Gun, No Mask! Bank Cyberheist Nets $45M in Hours Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    The cell hacked into credit card processors to steal MasterCard debit card data, which it used to make about 36,000 transactions over 10 hours, the Justice Department said.

  • DOJ Alleges Novartis Hosting Doctors at Hooters   Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    DOJ Alleges Novartis Hosting Doctors at Hooters

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports that Novartis is accused of wining and dining doctors in places like Hooters. Meanwhile countries across Europe are cutting corporate rates. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT), says U.S. companies would bring back profits if rates were lower.

  • Beer Companies Settle the Tab   Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    Beer Companies Settle the Tab

    Rob Sands, President & CEO of Constellation Brands talks with CNBC's David Faber, about the company's settlement with regulators, allowing it to move forward in its purchase of Grupo Modelo; a move that will transform the wine seller to a beer giant.

  • DOJ's Case Against Constellation Brands Update   Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:12 PM ET
    Agreement 'in Principle' in DOJ's Case Against STZ

    There's a positive development in the Justice Department's case against Constellation Brands, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Whale Investigators Close In   Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:22 AM ET
    Whale Investigators Close In

    The Department of Justice is in advanced stages on an investigation into JPMorgan's London "Whale" trades, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Assistant US Attorney General Lanny Breuer.

    Criticized for letting Wall Street off the hook, the Justice Department is building a new model for prosecuting big banks.