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Judge strikes down SEC deal with Citigroup

Nov 28, 2011
A district judge said the SEC's proposed $285 million settlement with Citigroup over the sale of toxic mortgage debt was not in the public interest.
Posted In: SEC, Citigroup, Law

Some cities asking Occupy protesters to clear out

Nov 11, 2011
The mayor of Portland, Ore., is giving demonstrators until midnight Saturday. Oakland's police union wants protesters out too. But organized labor's building inroads.
Posted In: Law

Shareholders could loosen Murdoch's grip on News Corp.

Oct 21, 2011
A group of dissident investors will be putting Rupert Murdoch in the crosshairs at the company's annual shareholder meeting.
Posted In: Law

News Corp. on the grill

Oct 21, 2011
Rupert Murdoch faces shareholders at today's annual meeting in Los Angeles
Posted In: Law

Massachusetts abolishes lifetime alimony in most cases

Sep 30, 2011
The tough economy has forced lawmakers to reform antiquated rules. In Massachusetts, that means cutting out lifetime payments to former spouses.
Posted In: Law

Gay servicemembers demand greater equality

Sep 30, 2011
Gay men and women can now openly serve in the military. But they say there is still a large gap between the benefits gay and straight servicemembers receive.
Posted In: Law

Shipping company causes dispute on high seas

Aug 31, 2011
Cosco, one of the world's largest shipping companies, is refusing to pay for some ships that it chartered long-term in 2008. Ship owners are threatening to battle back.
Posted In: Law

White House says removing redundant regulations will grow jobs

Aug 23, 2011
The White House reveals a plan to remove business regulations -- from duplicate gas pump rules to a streamlined environmental filing system. Officials hope it will save businesses money, and eventually urge on hiring.
Posted In: Law

Can Verizon hear them now?

Aug 9, 2011
More than 40,000 workers continue to strike
Posted In: Law

These are the droids you are looking for

Jul 27, 2011
If you've been waiting for just the right time to buy an official Stormtrooper costume, get ready. A UK court just ruled against Lucasfilm, which...
Posted In: Entertainment, intellectual property, Law, Star Wars

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