May 29, 2012 Dewey & LeBoeuf, one of the largest law firms in the country, filed for bankruptcy last night after months of financial turmoil and partner defections.
Apr 27, 2012 Walmart named a former U.S. attorney earlier this year to check compliance with a U.S. bribery law. But is the U.S. law behind the times?
Apr 19, 2012 A peek inside annual meetings for the big banks, where small shareholders get to talk directly to executives.
Apr 18, 2012 Citigroup stock is down 0.1 percent , that after shareholders in an advisory vote said no dice to a hefty pay package for executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.
Apr 18, 2012 Citigroup and other companies face shareholder disapproval of high executive pay. Will the boards of directors heed the concerns?
Apr 18, 2012 Citigroup shareholders said no dice to a hefty pay package for senior executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.
Apr 18, 2012 Fifty-five percent of the bank's shareholders voted against pay packages for top execs, including $15 million in compensation for CEO Vikram Pandit. The vote is advisory only, though, and thus doesn't actually force a change in Citi's pay practices.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 3, 2012 In cases like the shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, it's possible the plaintiffs could add the homeowners' association to an action for its role in setting up the watch.
Apr 3, 2012 A New York banquet hall settles a lawsuit to pay waiters tips it never handed over. It’s the latest and biggest payback for jilted waiters.
Mar 15, 2012 Yesterday, the SEC brought charges against two money managers who allegedly misled and overcharged investors when selling them Facebook stock, before it officially goes public.