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  • Tobias Estate Case Wraps Up with Settlement Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    The lurid case of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias, who died mysteriously in September, is finally nearing an end.

  • A settlement has been reached in the estate case of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias, pending the approval of a Florida probate judge on Monday, CNBC has learned.

  • Settlement Reached in Tobias Estate Case Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 9:02 PM ET

    A settlement has been reached in the estate case of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias, pending the approval of a Florida probate judge on Monday, CNBC has learned.

  • CSX Holders Violated Securities Laws, US Judge Says Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 4:55 PM ET
    CSX Railroad

    A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that two investment firms waging a proxy battle at railroad CSX violated securities law in acquiring large stakes in the rail company, but allowed them to continue their fight at the annual shareholder meeting.

  • US Top Court to Hear Philip Morris Damages Appeal Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 11:35 AM ET
    Altria's company offices in New York.

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it would hear a Philip Morris USA appeal seeking to overturn a $79.5 million punitive damages award won by the widow of a longtime Oregon smoker.

  • Corrupt officials are raking off a sum equivalent to one third of Russia's annual budget, or $120 billion, a senior prosecutor was quoted as saying on Friday.

  • Broadcom Co-Founder Faces Drug, Fraud Charges Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 6:01 PM ET
    Henry Nicholas III

    Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was indicted Thursday on fraud, conspiracy and drug charges—including allegations he spiked the drinks of technology executives and customer representatives with ecstasy and maintained a warehouse for ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamine.

  • Exclusive: New Twist In Bizarre Sex Case Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    In an exclusive report CNBC’s Charlie Gasparino reveals new details in the sexual harassment case involving a former junior trader at SAC Capital...

  • Ex-Credit Suisse Banker Gets 10 Years Jail Sentence Saturday, 31 May 2008 | 7:32 AM ET

    A former Credit Suisse investment banker convicted of leaking inside information about pending mergers was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge Friday.

  • John F. Marshall spent decades teaching at business schools and watching his students parlay his lessons into fortunes on Wall Street. But when he and another professor reached for some of those riches themselves, events took a startling turn, the authorities say.

  • Merck Wins Appeals in Three Vioxx Cases Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 10:57 AM ET

    Appeals courts in New Jersey and Texas on Thursday scrapped verdicts against drug maker Merck stemming from some of the earliest trials involving its once popular painkiller Vioxx.

  • Sun Hung Kai Chairman Sues as Internal Rift Deepens Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 10:11 PM ET

    A power struggle at the top of Hong Kong's largest property firm intensified on Thursday after its chairman filed suit against his brothers to stop them firing him, according to the firm and court documents obtained by Reuters.

  • Bush Won't Veto Bill Halting Shipments to Oil Reserve Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 10:50 AM ET

    The White House said that President Bush would not veto a final bill from Congress that orders a halt to filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve while oil prices are very high.

  • Subprime Mortgage Collapse Under Federal Probe Monday, 5 May 2008 | 5:42 AM ET
    Fed Cut and Mortgage

    Federal prosecutors in New York have formed a task force together with other government agencies to examine the collapse of the market for risky home loans, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Brooklyn said Monday.

  • Ebay's Lawsuit is Hypocritical, Says Craigslist Friday, 2 May 2008 | 5:48 AM ET

    Popular online classified site Craigslist accused minority shareholder eBay Thursday of suing Craiglist over the same business practices used by eBay itself.

  • EEOC Closes SAC Capital Female Sex Hormone Case Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 12:44 PM ET

    The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided to close its investigation into charges made by a former junior trader at SAC Capital alleging that his supervisor had sexually assaulted him and forced him to take female hormones.

  • NY Judge Reserves Clear Channel Judgment Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 6:43 AM ET

    A New York state judge on Thursday made no immediate ruling on a group of banks' request to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to force them to fund the $20 billion leveraged buyout of Clear Channel Communications.

  • US Regulators to Settle with Ex-Fannie Executives Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 10:23 PM ET

    U.S. federal regulators will announce a settlement on Friday with former Fannie Mae  executives over their alleged roles in a 2004 multibillion-dollar accounting scandal, a person familiar with the settlement said on Thursday.

  • AstraZeneca Shares Leap on Nexium Settlement Deal Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 5:50 AM ET

    AstraZeneca has settled U.S. patent litigation against India's Ranbaxy Laboratories over its top-selling drug, ulcer pill Nexium, securing future sales and sending its shares soaring.

  • Hynix Shares Drop as US Jury Favors Rambus Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 10:57 PM ET

    Shares in Hynix Semiconductor fell early after a U.S. jury patent verdict that favored Rambus in a trial between the U.S. technology developer and chip manufacturers including Hynix.