Law Lawsuits

  • James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    Rupert Murdoch’s son James received and responded to e-mail messages in 2008 that referred to “a nightmare scenario” of legal repercussions from widespread phone hacking at the tabloid The News of the World, the NYT reports.

  • Corzine Questioned by Senators

    Jon Corzine, MF Global former CEO is testifying before the Senate Agriculture Committee about the recent collapse of his firm. CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the story.

  • Corzine's Return Engagement

    Tomorrow, the Senate Agriculture Committee will put Jon Corzine, former MF Global CEO, back in the hot seat for more questioning regarding the whereabouts of hundreds of millions of dollars in customer funds. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.

  • CTFC Commissioner on MF Global

    Sharing her expectations from the hearing and the investigation on MF Global's bankruptcy, with Jill Sommers, CFTC commissioner.

  • MF Global

    Criminal charges are likely involving MF Global, the bankrupt broker-dealer that went bust due to bets it made on European debt, outgoing Commodity Futures Trading Commission head Bart Chilton told CNBC.

  • F. Scott Yeager, former senior vice president of business development for Enron Broadband Services.

    When Enron filed for bankruptcy on December 2, 2001—at the time the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history—the once high-flying energy company cemented its reputation as the very symbol of corporate fraud. Its top executives, including Chairman Ken Lay, CEO Jeffrey Skilling and Chief Financial Officer Andy Fastow became household names, and the term “Enron accounting” joined the business and political lexicons.

  • Arthur Anderson Accounting Agency

    One of the first casualties of the Enron scandal was its accounting firm, Arthur Andersen LLP, accused of obstructing the investigation of Enron by destroying documents.

  • Rajat Gupta

    The federal judge overseeing the civil and criminal insider trading cases against former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta has put much of the civil case on hold, in a victory for prosecutors.

  • Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling

    On the eve of the tenth anniversary of Enron's collapse, the energy giant's former CEO, Jeff Skilling, is again asking the Supreme Court to grant him a new trial.

  • MF Global: Looking For Answers

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on where the money really went after the company has filed for bankruptcy and is under investigation.

  • Allen Stanford

    With the global financial crisis bearing down on him in late-January, 2009, financier Allen Stanford traveled to Libya in search of a lifeline—money from the Gaddafi regime, whose sovereign wealth funds had been investing with Stanford for some time.

  • The Tech Play, Rambus, & Google's MP3 Store

    The Fast Money traders with the tech plays to make, and weigh in on Rambus losing its case against Hynix & Micron. Also Julia Boorstin has the update on Google's new music store, and Rick Summer, Morningstar discusses whether Google can compete with Apple's iTunes.

  • The Battle Over Obama's Health Care Plan

    NBC's Pete Williams, reports the Supreme Court will hear challenges to President Obama's health care law, and debating whether this signals the end for Obamacare, with Betsy McCaughey, former Lieutenant Governor of NY, and Igor Volsky, Center for American Progress.

  • Joe Paterno

    Penn State trustees fired legendary football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.

  • Apple Store 5th Ave NY

    Yale professor David Gelernter survived an attack by the Unabomber. Now, he's up against a bigger force: He's suing Apple. After seeing an email from Steve Jobs in the case, one patent law expert said simply, "Wow."

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    Australia goes downbeat, and Greek no-confidence vote gives none - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Legal Implications for MF, Corzine?

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on MF Global's meltdown, and a look at the legal fallout MFand its CEO, Jon Corzine may be facing, with Jake Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates.

  • Ruth Madoff Speaks the Truth

    Bernie Madoff's wife, Ruth,speaks publicly for the first time in almost three years since her husband confessed to running the largest Ponzi scheme ever. Insight with Diana Henriques, The New York Times senior financial writer.

  • Raj Rajaratnam, confronted by media as he leaves the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Court House at 500 Pearl Street after being found guilty of 14 charges against him on May 11, 2011 in New York City. After eleven days of deliberation a jury convicted Rajaratnam with all 14 counts of securities fraud and conspiracy.

    The story of billionaire hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam, which shocked the investment community and led to the indictment this week of former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta, is headed to the big screen.

  • Avon Plunges on SEC Probe

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on the SEC's investigation into Avon.