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You might have seen the headlines. You might have seen curious press pics and television news clips with German top managers, such a Klaus Zuminkel, the (since pushed into resigning) CEO of Deutsche Post, led in handcuffs from their homes, a battalion of tax investigators bearing boxes of documents trailing triumphantly.
Spain is investigating a number of people suspected of using accounts in Liechtenstein to dodge taxes, Spanish authorities said on Wednesday.
Is it a sign of the increasingly worrisome state of UK public finances (now that Northern Rock is officially on the books) that has driven the government to buy information from a whistleblower in Lichtenstein?
The European Business Summit takes place each year in Brussels and this year the event is focusing on green issues.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it harder for consumers to sue manufacturers of federally approved medical devices.
The tax controversy between tiny Lichtenstein and its big German neighbor is more intriguing than fiction.
Now that American Apparel CEO Dov Charney's sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit is headed to trial, will there be changes in the boardroom or behavior in how day-to-day management of American Apparel is handled? ...The trial is set to begin today...
The focus of much of the mainstream media coverage of the Northern Rock nationalization has been directed towards the fate of the stricken lender’s long-suffering shareholders. But it's tough to find sympathy for equity investors.
For wealthy Germans, many of whom have long hidden their money outside the country to avoid its high taxes, this has been a weekend of high anxiety. For their fellow citizens, it has been a riveting spectacle, dominating the public discussion for days.
Klaus Zumwinkel will resign as chief executive of German mail and logistics group Deutsche Post, the company said on Friday as a tax-dodging probe threatened to ensnare more rich Germans.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck said on Friday that prosecutors' investigations into suspected tax dodging by Deutsche Post AG chief executive Klaus Zumwinkel were damaging to public confidence.
Societe Generale ignored early signs of alarm regarding Jerome Kerviel's trading, as long as he was bringing money to the bank, Guillaume Selnet, one of Kerviel's lawyers, told CNBC Europe on Thursday.
Bill Lerach was corporate America's worst nightmare. If there was anyone who could actually scare a CEO, he was the man. As an attorney who made millions suing companies on behalf of shareholders, he was known as "The Doberman" at the law firm Milberg Weiss, and he was proud of the title.
William Lerach, a former partner at a well-known New York law firm, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a lucrative kickback scheme involving class-action lawsuits against some of the nation's biggest corporations.
Filomena Tobias, wife of the late hedge fund manager Seth Tobias, is unlikely to face any charges in the death of her husband, according to a report in the Palm Beach Post that quoted a spokesman for the Palm Beach County State Attorney.
Prenuptial agreements are often associated with millionaire moguls and super celebs, but the truth is prenups are not only for the über rich and famous. In fact, people of all ages and ranges of net worth could find a lot of value in signing one before they tie the knot.
The number of Americans trading in marriage for cohabitation continues to rise. So, assuming that arrangement means commitment and longevity, couples need to make sure you have an estate plan in place to avoid some very unwelcome surprises down the road.
The first e-mail message arrived in Société Générale’s offices on Nov. 7. The surveillance office at Eurex, one of Europe’s biggest exchanges, alerted a compliance officer at the bank that for seven months a trader named Jérôme Kerviel had engaged in not just one but “several transactions” that had raised red flags.
The U.S. is looking into stock sales by a member of French bank Societe Generale's board shortly before the bank announced billions of dollars in losses by a single trader.
The U.S. Senate Thursday pushed back until next week a showdown on an economic stimulus package, with Democrats seeking to expand the tax rebates and other benefits approved by the House.