Jun 25, 2012 There's a new settlement related to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. It's about a money manager named Ezra Merkin, who has agreed to pay more than $400 million dollars to his former customers who lost billions when he invested their money with Madoff.
May 23, 2012 The shareholder lawsuit against Facebook and its banking partners argues they made a "severe and pronounced reduction" to the company's revenue projects days before the initial offering but hid it from the public.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Apr 4, 2012 Today President Obama will sign the STOCK Act -- short for “Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge.” It says Capitol Hill finally has to follow the same insider trading rules as everybody else.
Mar 23, 2012 Washington leaders have passed a bill that bans members of Congress from trading stocks based on non-public information, and President Obama says he will sign it.
Mar 15, 2012 The growing social network addresses copyright issues.
Mar 8, 2012 Lawmakers are considering yet another bill to ban insider trading. But the term "insider trading" seems open to interpretation. Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch helps us understand what it is and why it's a big deal.
Mar 7, 2012 A Federal Jury in Texas has convicted Allen Stanford of defrauding investors to the tune of $7 billion in a Ponzi scheme.
Feb 10, 2012 In the midst of debates that could potentially tighten the rules on insider trading in Washington, the head of the House Financial Services Committee faces serious allegations.
Feb 8, 2012 Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced their version of an anti-insider trading bill. The version that passed the Senate had provisions that focused specifically on those who traffic in 'political intelligence.'
Feb 2, 2012 A number of law schools across the country are being sued by former students who claim they inflated the numbers on post-graduate job placement.