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Law Lawsuits

  • Fitch on DOJ Suit Against S&P

    Fitch has commented on the reported DOJ suit against Standard & Poor's, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Fitch says they have no reason to believe their agency is a target.

  • DOJ Threatens to Sue S&P

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest on the DOJ threatening to sue ratings agency S&P.

  • Wynn vs. Okada

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest developments between Wynn's battle with co-founder Kazuo Okada.

  • Wasendorf Ordered to Pay $215.5M In Restitution

    PFG founder Russell Wasendorf has been sentenced to 50 years in prison, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Justice Dept. Blocks Beer Deal

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest detail on the Justice Department's move to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Groupo Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands are down sharply on the news. Evan Benn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, weighs in.

  • Justice Files Suit Against Anheuser-Busch Buy

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Justice Department is filling suit to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Group Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands were down sharply on the news. CNBC's David Faber, weighs in.

  • Justice Dept. Challenges Anheuser-Bush

    The Justice Department has filed a suit challenging Anheuser-Busch buy of Grupo Model. Shares of Constellation fell on the news, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche and David Faber.

  • The Sig716 Patrol Rifle

    NRA's Keene said he "did not think there'd be a ban on the so-called assault weapons by the Congress;" and Cynthia Tucker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; Lenny Mcallister of the McAllister Minute; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, weigh in on the attack of the 2nd Amendment.

  • Hank Greenberg's Case Against 'Uncle Sam'

    AIG decided not to join former chief Hank Greenberg in his lawsuit against the government. David Boies, Boies, Schiller & Flexner chairman, discusses the merits of the case and why his client is not backing down.

  • AIG Reflects Interest in Developing Positive Public Relations: Pro

    Meyer Shields, Insurance Sector Analyst, Stifel Nicolaus says given the level of antagonism the lawsuit would have generated, AIG made the right call to sit on the sidelines.

  • UBS has yet to fully purge itself of a global interest rate scandal that has put it at risk of a wave of costly civil suits, its investment banking chief said on Wednesday.

  • BofA in $10 Billion Loan Settlement With Fannie Mae

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Bank of America announced a settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage repurchases.

  • Monday Morning Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew report on all the market moving stories of the day. Among the stories: a look at the battle on Capitol Hill over the debt ceiling; the outlook on earnings; and the Basel Committee relaxing liquidity standards for banks.

  • Bank of America Announces Fannie Mae Settlement

    The big bank announces a $10 billion settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage repurchases, reports the "Squawk Box" news team.

  • Congress to Vote on Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Congress is getting ready to vote on a $9.7 billion package for relief from superstorm Sandy.

  • RIG Agrees to Pay $1.4B in Fines & Penalties

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on Transocean's settlement agreement with the Department of Justice.

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    Thursday won the dismissal of a New York lawsuit by 26 hedge funds that accused the German automaker of causing more than $1 billion of losses by cornering the market in Volkswagen AG shares.

  • Toyota Motor eliminated a huge obstacle with a U.S. settlement over unintended acceleration in its cars and trucks, leaving it to fight smaller cases that will be harder for plaintiffs to prove and less likely to damage the company's growing sales.

  • A federal jury on Wednesday found that Marvell Technology Group infringed two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University, and ordered the chipmaker to pay $1.17 billion in damages.

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    Toyota Motor plans to spend $1.1 billion to resolve sweeping U.S. class-action litigation over claims that millions of its vehicles accelerate unintentionally, as the Japanese automaker looks to turn the page on the biggest safety crisis in its history.