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  • Murder Accusation Made in Tobias Estate Case Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 9:46 AM ET

    Attorneys for the brothers of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias say his wife killed him because "Seth was worth substantially more to (her) dead than he was alive, and she knew that."

  • Buffett Won't Have to Turn Over Documents, Judge Says Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 2:23 PM ET

    A federal judge overseeing the trial of four former executives at the General Re unit of Berkshire Hathaway said the reinsurer need not turn over some documents involving Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett.

  • Vonage, Nortel Settle Patent Disputes Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 10:45 AM ET
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    Internet phone company Vonage Holdings and Canadian telecommunications equipment maker Nortel Networks have settled their patent disputes, the companies said Monday.

  • Wyeth Sues Teva over Heartburn Drug Patent Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 7:36 AM ET

    Wyeth said Monday it will sue Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for alleged patent infringement and said it received an approvable letter from U.S regulators for bazedoxifene, a drug that helps prevent post-menopausal osteoporosis.

  • Lawyers Get Big Payday in Tyco Case Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 12:35 PM ET

    Lawyers who won a class action suit against Tyco International and PricewaterhouseCoopers will be awarded 14.5 percent of the $3.2 billion settlement, plus nearly $29 million in expenses, a judge has ordered.

  • Temasek Appeals Indonesia Antitrust Ruling Tuesday, 18 Dec 2007 | 10:03 PM ET

    Temasek Holdings filed an appeal against an order to divest its stake in one of Indonesia's two largest mobile phone operators, the Straits Times reported on Wednesday.

  • Tobias Aide to Testify in Fund Manager's Estate Case Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 11:41 PM ET

    A former assistant to Seth Tobias has agreed to testify in the court battle over the late hedge fund manager's estate.

  • SEC Sues Two Former Morgan Stanley Advisors Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 4:34 PM ET

    U.S. securities regulators sued two former financial advisers at Morgan Stanley Friday for defrauding at least 50 mutual fund companies and their shareholders.

  • Ex-newspaper Mogul Black Gets 6.5 Years in Jail Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 3:03 PM ET
    Conrad Black leaves a federal courthouse in Chicago on Januart 12, 2007.

    A judge sentenced former media mogul Conrad Black to 6-1/2 years in prison for obstructing justice and defrauding shareholders of one-time newspaper publishing giant Hollinger International.

  • Inquiry in SAC Sex Harassment Case Nearly Complete Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 5:24 PM ET

    A federal  investigation into sexual harassment charges by a former trader at SAC Capital, a powerful Greenwich, Conn. hedge fund run by financier Steve Cohen, is in its final stages and should be completed in the next two or three weeks, CNBC has learned.

  • New York Funds Take Lead in Countrywide Lawsuits Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 3:11 PM ET

    A federal judge has named two New York pension funds lead plaintiffs for five class-action lawsuits accusing Countrywide Financial, the largest US mortgage lender, of inflating earnings and overstating its ability to weather the housing slump.

  • Shareholders File Suit Against Virgin Mobile USA Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 3:55 AM ET

    Shareholders who lost money after investing in Virgin Mobile USA's IPO and stock have filed a class action lawsuit against the mobile service provider, Kahn Gauthier Swick said on Wednesday.

  • Cisco Removes Latam VP Over Brazil Fraud Case Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 4:33 AM ET

    U.S. network-equipment maker Cisco Systems said Thursday it suspended one of its Latin American executives due to criminal accusations against him regarding the company's ongoing tax evasion case in Brazil.

  • Saks Settles Vendor Lawsuits: Report Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 3:57 AM ET

    Upscale retailer Saks confirmed that it has settled two lawsuits alleging it engaged in abusive practices against vendors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday in its online edition.

  • Wal-Mart Loses Bid to Seal Documents in Tax Dispute Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 3:48 AM ET

    A North Carolina state judge rejected an attempt by Wal-Mart Stores to block public access to certain court documents in a tax dispute with state authorities, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday in its online edition.

  • Freddie Mac Sued Over Mortgage Problems Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | 4:06 AM ET

    A shareholder sued Freddie Mac, its chief executive and others on Wednesday, alleging the No. 2 U.S. home funding company did not take adequate steps to protect itself from problems in the mortgage industry.

  • Qualcomm Wins a Round in Patent Battles with Nokia Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | 3:45 AM ET

    Qualcomm won a round in its patent battles with wireless phone maker Nokia Wednesday as a U.S. trade court tossed out a lawsuit asking for Qualcomm's chips to be barred from the United States.

  • Cerberus Fights Back Against United Rentals Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | 7:04 PM ET

    Cerberus Capital Management, in its latest attempt to scuttle its $4 billion purchase of United Rentals, said it filed a request for declaratory judgment Wednesday in New York State Supreme Court.

  • United Rentals Sues Cerberus Over Broken Deal Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 3:23 AM ET

    United Rentals said Monday it filed a lawsuit seeking to force Cerberus Capital Management to complete its $4 billion leveraged buyout of the equipment rental company.

  • Indonesia Telecoms Stocks Fall on Anti-Monopoly Ruling Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 12:13 AM ET

    Shares of Indonesia's two biggest telephone stocks tumbled at the start of trade on Tuesday following a ruling by the country's anti-monopoly agency, and dragging down the Jakarta stock index