Jun 14, 2013 Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Nelson is challenging the copyright to the happy birthday song after being asked to pay $1,500 to Warner Music to use the tune in her film.
May 15, 2013 The SEC meets with experts Tuesday about the alleged conflicts of interest in the bond-rating industry, after delaying new rules to deal with the issue.
Apr 3, 2013 In a move that could change the way companies communicate with their investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that company executives can use sites like Twitter and Facebook to release market moving news.
Mar 27, 2013 The public lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal court worry sequester cuts could slow the wheels of justice.
Mar 26, 2013 Call it "churning," or "feather bedding." A suit against the world's largest law firm reveals blatant efforts to juice up legal bills.
Mar 12, 2013 With the Senate Banking Committee taking up the Mary Jo White nomination to head the SEC, at issue are possible conflicts White might have as a former attorney who defended financial institutions and executives against government prosecution.
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Jan 24, 2013 Mary Jo White battled mobsters and terrorists as U.S. Attorney. Now, she’ll face hedge fund titans and high-speed traders to revive the SEC.
Jan 24, 2013 The former U.S. Attorney brings her background in white collar law and mob prosecutions to the role of Wall Street's top cop.
Dec 10, 2012 SEC chairman Mary Schapiro will officially step down from her post on Friday.
Dec 4, 2012 SEC investigates potential accounting fraud against U.S. investors involving Chinese firms publicly traded in U.S.