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  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- President Barack Obama's legal defense of some key initiatives including his signature healthcare law is collapsing as courts put cases on hold until after President-elect Donald Trump, hostile to the policies, assumes office on Jan. 20. They also include Obama's executive action, put on hold by the Supreme Court in June, to spare from...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier to prosecute insider trading cases, ruling that tipsters who provide confidential information that enables friends and family to profit do not need to get something in return to have broken the law. In the court's first insider trading ruling in two decades, the justices by an 8-0 vote upheld the 2013...

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    Apple sued Samsung for copying design features of its devices, including, among other things, its colorful grid of app icons.

  • Michael Lewis, author of Flash Boys.

    Michael Lewis, "The Undoing Project" author, weighs in on insider trading, Wall Street regulation and the Trump administration.

  • SCOTUS makes key ruling on insider trading casing

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding insider trading.

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • Supreme Courts gets tough on insider trading

    The Supreme Court cracks down on insider trading by ruling that tips from relatives and friends are illegal, even if the insider gets nothing of value in return.

  • The justices, in an 8-0 decision, upheld the 2013 conviction of Bassam Salman, a Chicago man who made nearly $1.2 million trading on non-public information that came from his brother-in-law at Citigroup Inc. It was the court's first ruling in an insider trading case in two decades. The ruling was a major victory for securities regulators and prosecutors, who for...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to two whistleblower sisters by upholding a jury verdict that found State Farm defrauded the U.S. government when the insurance company assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico coast in 2005.. The court ruled 8-0 to reject State Farm's challenge to a 2015 lower court...

  • Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case

    The US Supreme Court ruled for the South Korean company in a dispute over damages related to Apple's iPhone design.

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    It's a victory for prosecutors seeking to curb corruption on Wall Street.

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court, ruling in an insider trading case for the first time in two decades, on Tuesday upheld a Chicago man's conviction in a decision that could make it easier to prosecute people accused of profiting from confidential information. The justices, in an 8-0 decision, ruled against Bassam Salman, who was appealing a 2013 conviction stemming...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict that found State Farm defrauded the U.S. government when the insurance company assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico coast in 2005.. The court ruled 8-0 in rejecting State Farm's challenge to a 2015 lower court ruling upholding the verdict in a 2006 lawsuit...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that said the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. Samsung had been seeking to pare back $399 million of $548 million it paid Apple in December...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court, ruling in an insider trading case for the first time in two decades, on Tuesday upheld a Chicago man's conviction in a decision that could make it easier to prosecute people accused of profiting from confidential information. The justices, in an 8-0 decision, ruled against Bassam Salman, who was appealing a 2013 conviction stemming...

  • Court makes key ruling on insider trading cases

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on two decisions from the Supreme Court regarding insider trading and patent infringement.

  • WASHINGTON— A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the government in a legal clash over the nation's insider trading laws, a victory for prosecutors seeking to curb corruption on Wall Street. It also limited the impact of a 2014 ruling from the federal appeals court in Manhattan that had raised doubts about the scope of insider trading laws.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. Cupertino, California- based Apple had won a $399 million judgment against South Korea- based Samsung for infringing parts of the iPhone's patented design, but the case now returns to a lower court to...