A bitter fight between two of the New York area's wealthiest families is playing out in the modest trappings of a county courthouse.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
The government is after JP Morgan in a way that we haven't seen since Jimmy Hoffa, CNBC's Jim Cramer said.
Facebook users who employ its "Like" feature to show support for a political candidate engage in legally protected speech, the court ruled.
A Cayman Islands entity at the center of a investigation into possible insider trading in Heinz said trades placed in its account were unauthorized.
Twenty-two investment firms will pay more than $14.4 million in sanctions to settle SEC charges of illegal short-selling practices.
A lawyer for a former JPMorgan employee who worked with the "London Whale" wants prosecutors to drop criminal charges against Julien Grout.
The SEC wants to know whether exchanges have adequate backup systems to avoid glitches like the one that shut down Nasdaq trading on Aug. 22.
The SEC cannot let stand the Nasdaq's bungled handling of its late-August trading outage, former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt told CNBC.
Regulators want to build more rules around high-speed and algorithmic futures trading. Uh-oh.
Some economists believe India's slowdown may help turn the country away from the corruption and crony capitalism that fueled the recent boom.
A group of investors are asking U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White to ensure investment rights equality for gay couples.
A federal judge who found Apple liable for conspiring to fix e-book prices entered an injunction on Friday intended to bar the iPad maker from further antitrust violations.
Russia's finance minister says that G-20 leaders have agreed on a plan to take on multinational companies who tuck away their profits in offshore jurisdictions.
Even as a shift in U.S. prosecution policy gives states more leeway to legalize marijuana, the companies that dispense it are likely to have trouble finding a bank.
In vitro fertilization can result in children born well after the death of one or even both parents, complicating inheritance laws.
Legal same-sex marriages will be recognized for federal tax purposes, the Obama administration said, allowing couples to claim the same tax benefits as heterosexual couples.
The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
The US expects to announce a program to allow some Swiss banks to avoid prosecution over offshore tax dodging by Americans, a Justice Department official said.
About 40 percent of the highest-paid CEOs end up being fired, paying fraud-related fines, or accepting government bailout money, according to a study released Wednesday.