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  • Bank Regulation Case Pits U.S. Against States Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 10:56 AM ET
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    The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday in a case that could change the way big banks are regulated.

  • Court Freezes Assets of Pang, Companies Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 11:56 PM ET
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    Federal regulators have won a court order freezing the assets of financier Danny Pang, whom they accuse of defrauding investors of hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • The author of the Credit Cardholder Bill of Rights tells us how the legislation will help, despite what the credit card industry has to say about it.

  • Madoff Investors Ordered to Return False Profits Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 2:21 PM ET
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    The trustee unraveling Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is threatening legal action to recover $735 million from investors who unwittingly made money off the swindle.

  • Credit Card Rage: Punished Because of the Economy?! Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 10:36 AM ET

    As Obama meets with top credit card execs, we debate why perfectly good credit users are being punished with higher rates and lower limits.

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    Banks have made it difficult for Congress to help homeowners negotiate lower monthly payments on mortgages and prevent higher credit card fees and interest rates.

  • Piracy On The High Seas: An Inside Look Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 11:14 AM ET

    An in-depth look at what life is like in pirate territory, with CNBC's Erin Burnett reporting from Cairo, Egypt.

  • Stanford Asks Court To Release Funds for Defense Sunday, 19 Apr 2009 | 2:15 PM ET
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    Accused fraudster Allen Stanford is asking a federal court to lift a freeze on $10 million of his assets to pay for his legal defense.

  • Stanford 'Intends to Fight' Civil Charges: Letter Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 4:34 PM ET

    Accused fraudster R. Allen Stanford "intends to fight" the civil charges against him, and is the victim of "unconstitutional" conduct by the federal government. Those words are in a letter to Stanford's employees—obtained by CNBC—written by Kathy Stoelker, the mother of Stanford's girlfriend.

  • Stanford Receiver Sues 66 Former Employees Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 2:29 AM ET

    The court-appointed receiver in the case of Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is suing 66 former employees of the firm, trying to recover $40 million dollars for victims of the alleged scam.

  • Madoff Victims Can Force Him Into Bankrutpcy: Judge Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 4:54 PM ET
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    A Manhattan judge has given investors a green light to go after Bernard Madoff's personal property by forcing the disgraced financier into bankruptcy.

  • Invest in Yourself: What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    The differences between incorporating and forming an LLC - and why it matters.

  • Law Student Suing Peter Madoff Has New Adversary Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 9:35 PM ET

    The Long Island law student who is suing Bernie Madoff''s brother over the loss of his trust fund has a new and unlikely adversary: the bankruptcy trustee who is representing Bernie Madoff's creditors.

  • SEC to Consider About 4 Short Sale Proposals Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 10:13 PM ET
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    U.S. securities regulators will consider about 4 proposals to restrict short selling, a type of investing blamed for accelerating the severe downturn in financial services stocks.

  • Job Center: The New Rules of Severance Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 8:24 PM ET

    The safety net provided by the corporate severance package is as crucial to many as ever, but it's in danger.

  • Contracts Now Seen as Being Rewritable Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 10:02 AM ET
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    The depth of the recession and the use of taxpayer dollars to bail out companies have made it politically acceptable for overseers to tinker with employment agreements.

  • Former Enron CEO Resentencing Is Set for July 30 Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 1:02 PM ET

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling will be resentenced July 30, after an appeals court earlier this year ruled his 24 year sentence was too harsh.

  • Web Extra: How to Prepare a Will Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 3:11 PM ET

    NOT SEEN ON T.V.: It's one of the most important documents you will ever draw up. Here's how to make sure you do it right.

  • Bonus Restriction Bill Takes Gentler Approach Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 12:21 PM ET
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    A House panel endorsed a gentler approach Thursday to trying to stop bailed-out financial institutions from giving their employees big bonuses, as lawmakers indicated they were willing to put down their pitch forks and partner with industry to salvage the economy.

  • Regulatory Reform Plan Calls for Increased Oversight Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 11:33 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will unveil a four part plan to reform financial regulation when he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee Thursday.