Law Lawsuits


  • Cramer: Rajaratnam Case Helped Diminish Insider Trading Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host explains how the Raj Rajaratnam case helped put an end to most insider trading on Wall Street.

  • Word On the Street Now Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    Word On the Street Now

    Reaction to the guilty verdict at the Rajaratnam trial and today's market movers, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson and the Fast Money Traders.

  • Hedge Fund Titan & the SALT Conference Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 12:21 PM ET
    Hedge Fund Titan & the SALT Conference

    Discussing the impact of the Rajaratnam guilty verdict on the hedge fund community and future investment strategies, with hedge fund investor, Jamie Dinan, York Capital chairman/CEO.

  • Raj Guilty Verdict Reax from SALT Conference Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 12:12 PM ET
    Raj Guilty Verdict Reax from SALT Conference

    Insight on today's guilty verdict at the Raj Rajaratnam trial and its impact on the hedge fund industry, with Jonathan Urfrig, U Capital Group managing partner. Also, CNBC's Kate Kelly with an update on AIG's smaller than expected Re-IPO.

  • Stanford Ponzi Scheme Trial Set for September 12 Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 7:19 PM ET
    Allen Stanford

    The long awaited trial of accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford has been set for September 12, according to a new scheduling order issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston.

  • Lenny Dykstra Indicted for Bankruptcy Fraud Friday, 6 May 2011 | 6:46 PM ET
    Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra, an outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies known by the nickname "Nails," has been indicted for bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement from the bankruptcy estate.

  • New Allen Stanford Indictment Unlikely to End Delays Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:28 PM ET
    Allen Stanford on a hospital trolly after being assaulted by jail prisoners.

    A federal grand jury in Houston has returned a new, 14-count indictment against alleged fraudster Allen Stanford, who was already accused in 2009 of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme. But the new charges are unlikely to move the case closer to a trial.

  • Stanford: What's the Hold Up? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:16 AM ET
    Stanford: What's the Hold Up?

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals a new twist in the case against alleged ponzi schemer Allen Stanford.

  • Deutsche Bank Embarassed in Mortgage Lawsuit: Analysts Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 10:25 AM ET

    The lawsuit that the United States has brought against Deutsche Bank, which accuses the German bank and its MortgageIT unit of misleading the US government over the quality of housing loans which received state guarantees, will dent the bank's reputation but is unlikely to deal it a significant blow, analysts told CNBC.

  • Inside Dish on TiVo Monday, 2 May 2011 | 12:54 PM ET
    Inside Dish on TiVo

    Discussing TiVo's recent $500 million settlement against DISH Network and Echo Star, and the company's future growth prospects, with Tom Rogers, TiVo CEO.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    Real life court cases bear very little resemblance to the ones on "Law & Order," and Exhibit A is the Raj Rajaratnam insider trading trial in New York.

  • Philip Morris, Others Win Verdict Over Hospitals Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:18 PM ET
    Cigarette in ashtray

    Philip Morris and other major tobacco companies won a lawsuit Friday filed by 37 Missouri hospitals seeking more than $455 million for treating sick smokers.

  • Sony Plays Against the Justice Dept. Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 9:11 AM ET
    Sony Plays Against the Justice Dept.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story on Sony facing more scrutiny after the Play Station security breach.

  • Judge Orders End to NFL Lockout; Appeal Expected Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    A federal judge has sided with NFL players and granted their request for a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout.

  • Jury Begins Deliberations in Rajaratnam Case Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:32 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    A jury has begun deliberating at the trial of a hedge fund founder accused of making tens of millions of dollars through insider trading.

  • Spotlight on Gupta in Galleon Case Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 10:53 AM ET
    Rajat Gupta

    Throughout Raj Rajaratnam’s trial, which could go to the jury as soon as Monday, there has been an elephant in the courtroom: Rajat K. Gupta.

  • Federal Court Rejects Mattel's 'Bratz' Copyright Claim Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 2:49 PM ET
    Bratz Dolls

    A federal court jury has rejected Mattel Inc.'s copyright infringement claims involving MGA Entertainment's popular line of Bratz dolls and awarded MGA $88.4 million for misappropriation of its trade secrets by the Barbie-maker.

  • Rajaratnam Attorney: 'This is My Last Trial' Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 6:26 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    No matter how the insider trading trial of hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam turns out, his lead attorney tells CNBC exclusively that it will be his last trial.

  • Taco Bell Ads Take Parting Shots at Law Firm Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    Taco Bell took a parting shot Wednesday at the law firm that questioned the beef content of the filling in the chain's tacos and burritos.

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    A top Justice Department official says a sweeping guilty verdict in a Florida mortgage fraud case adds another face to the financial crisis.