U.S. antitrust regulators are preparing to block Staples acquisition of smaller rival Office Depot, the New York Post reported.» Read More
Banks are lobbying U.S. policy makers for a delay from a provision requiring them to sell investments in private-equity and venture-capital funds.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a broad examination of alternative mutual funds, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Obama is loosening restrictions on lobbyists who want to serve on federal advisory boards.
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, ensnared for months by legal challenges, is finally official.
Consumers who encounter problems such as fraud when using bitcoin have a new place to lodge a complaint: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Argentina called on Washington to intervene in a court case over the country's defaulted debt.
Videogame streaming site Twitch can no longer fly under the legal radar, as evidenced by the announcement that videos in its archives with unlicensed music will be flagged muted.
U.S. scientists face legal obstacles and frustrations in trying to study the medical uses of marijuana, the New York Times reports.
More than 20 current and former athletes sued, saying that players should share in the profits of college athletics.
A former Microsoft employee was sentenced to two years in prison for his part in an insider trading scheme that netted more than $400,000.
Argentina's notices to the public regularly and systematically omit the vital obligations of the republic, Judge Griesa said, according to Reuters.
In a setback for the trustee seeking money for the former customers of Bernard Madoff, an appeals court refused to void two settlements.
An investigator linked to the U.K. drug giant GSK was convicted in a case that many say highlights the risks of conducting due diligence in China.
Republican politicians sued the SEC, seeking to throw out a rule that limits political donations by investment advisers.
Everyone agrees it’s good to put a child pornographer away but they’re still outraged about Google reading their mail. Raj Mahal says: Get over it!
An Indonesian man sold millions of dollars of fake French wine to the wealthy was sentenced to 10 years in jail in Manhattan federal court.
"The economy is so unstable and will not survive at the current pace. And Russia does not make anything on its own," said one oligarch.
Google IS scanning your mail—and you've already agreed to it.But it doesn't apply to EVERYTHING, says former assistant US attorney Mitchell Epner.
A musician says he has a right to play his guitar in public areas—with an open case. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Bank of America and the Justice Department are closing in on a deal to settle mortgage probes that could reach as much as $17 billion.