Law Lawsuits


  • Intrade In Trouble

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the CFTC is charging Intrade and its operator TEN for selling investment contracts that are technically options. The companies agreed not to sell options in a 2005 settlement.

  • Insider Trading Legal Strategies: Judge

    Richard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg partner, explains the courts view of insider trading, and how the government may build its case against former fund manager, Mathew Martoma, who is accused of making more than $276 million in illicit profits.

  • Holder on BP: Case Is Not Closed

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Attorney General Eric Holder says the criminal investigation regarding BP remains ongoing.

  • BP Pays Record Fine

    BP will pay a total of $4.52 billion over five years to resolve charges from the Department of Justice and the SEC, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • MF Revelations: 'This is Corzine's Fault!'

    "I am 100 percent convinced he is a criminal and he does belong in jail," said James Koutoulas, Commodity Customer Coalition co-founder, discussing Jon Corzine's blunders which eventually took the company into bankruptcy.

  • BP Agrees to Pay a Record Criminal Fine

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports BP has resolved its 2010 spill claim with the U.S. Department of Justice for $4 billion.

  • No More 'Thermonuclear War' For Apple?

    Discussing whether Apple's patent settlement with HTC signals a change in strategy under Tim Cook, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst.

  • Apple is trying to expand an existing California lawsuit against Samsung by adding on patent infringement claims, trying to ensnare both Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 and Google's Android 4.1 operating system, called Jelly Bean.

  • Lance Armstrong's Livestrong in Jeopardy?

    Asset protection isn't only for the well-off. Anyone with a nice home and a couple of cars should consider taking a few simple steps.

  • Federal Agents Arrest Paul Ceglia

    Federal agents have arrested Paul Ceglia, the man who sued Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • No Huddle Offense: Justice Dept. Sues Bank of America

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Next Insider Trading Trial to Begin

    A look ahead to next week's insider trading trial of Anthony Chaisson, Level Global Investors co-founder, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.

  • Gupta to Prison in January

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports tonight's major headlines, including Rajat Gupta was sentenced to two years in prison today, and a $5 million fine for his part in feeding Goldman secrets to Hedge Fund Operator Raj Rajaratnam.

  • Best Currency Play Post-Fed Decision

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the International Trade Commission's preliminary ruling on the Apple and Samsung patent trial; and trading the Fed's monetary policies, with Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank.

  • Federal Prosecutors Sue Bank of America Over Mortgage Program

    Federal prosecutors sued Bank of America on Wednesday, accusing the bank of carrying out a mortgage scheme that defrauded the government during the depths of the financial crisis. The New York Times reports.

  • Gupta Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison, Fined $5 Million

    Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member, was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $5 million for insider trading.

  • Mortgage Fraud Lawsuit

    Federal prosecutors are suing Bank of America, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • US Sues Bank of America

    The U.S. is suing Bank of America on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Wynn's Victory in Court vs Okada

    Jonathan Galaviz, MD & Chief Economist, Galaviz & Company discusses the Nevada court ruling against Kazuo Okada's appeal to reverse Wynn Resorts' share buyback.

  • JPM Sued on Mortgage Bonds

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing JPMorgan alleging widespread fraud that the Bear Stearns business JPMorgan took over in 2008 defrauded mortgage-bond investors. Mike Ozanian, Forbes Magazine; Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ); former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore (R); and Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute, weigh in.