Department of Justice
DOJ Lays Out a Path to Reduced Corporate Penalties
A new Justice Department policy gives defense counsel a framework for winning reduced monetary penalties for fiscally poor client companies.
Third Point Fined Over Antitrust Violations
The activist fund allegedly failed to comply with premerger notification rules before acquiring stock in DowDuPont two years ago.
U.S. Approves $26B T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
The deal is still being opposed by 14 states that claim it will harm "consumers, workers, and innovation."
Huawei CFO Argues for Halt to Extradition Case
Meng Wanzhou's lawyers said President Trump's comments about the case are evidence it is politically motivated.
Fresenius Medical Fined $231M in Bribery Probe
The German medical device company allegedly paid $31 million in bribes to doctors and public health officials in at least 17 countries.
Lumber Liquidators Settles Fraud Case for $33M
The nation's largest hardwood retailer allegedly made false statements to investors about the safety of laminate flooring it sold in the U.S.
McKinsey Fined $15M Over Disclosure Failures
The Department of Justice says the firm showed a "lack of candor" in seeking advisory appointments in bankruptcy cases.
HSBC to Pay $765M in Toxic RMBS Settlement
The Department of Justice says bank employees ignored the warnings of its primary due diligence vendor about the quality of loans underlying its RMBS.
Petrobras Fined $1.8B for Duping U.S. Investors
U.S. authorities say the Brazilian energy giant padded its financial statements to conceal the payment of kickbacks to company executives by contractors.
RBS to Settle RMBS Claims for Record $4.9B
The Justice Department says the penalty is the largest it has ever imposed for financial crisis-era misconduct at a bank.
U.S. Appeals Loss in AT&T-Time Warner Trial
The appeal, if successful, would unravel AT&T's takeover of Time Warner but legal experts see it as a long shot.