securities and commodities violations

Texas Attorney General Is Again Fighting Fraud Charges

The federal Securities and Exchange Commission refiled a lawsuit against Ken Paxton that a judge previously dismissed, and Mr. Paxton also faces criminal charges.

California Wins $15 Million From Madoff-Tied Settlement

California will recover $15 million tied to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme as part of an agreement over the estate of a Beverly Hills investment adviser.

California Wins $15 Million From Madoff-Tied Settlement

California will recover $15 million tied to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme as part of an agreement over the estate of a Beverly Hills investment adviser.
David H. Brooks, 61, Dies Serving Time for Insider Trading

David H. Brooks, 61, Dies Serving Time for Insider Trading

David H. Brooks with Sandra Hatfield, a co-defendant.

White Collar Watch: Kickback Case Questions Whether Valeant Was Victim or Participant

The case appears to be a straightforward tale of avarice, but the Justice Department may have a difficult time proving the charges.

Russia Turns Over American Cybertheft Suspect to the U.S.

The decision was seen by some as an effort to tamp down criticism over Russian meddling in the American presidential campaign on behalf of Donald Trump.
Fair Game: Whistle-Blowers Spur Companies to Change Their Ways

Fair Game: Whistle-Blowers Spur Companies to Change Their Ways

Boxes were wheeled into court in 2002 when Arthur Andersen was charged with destroying documents in the Enron investigation. The Sarbanes-Oxley law, a reaction to cases like Enron’s, gave new
Platinum Hedge Fund Executives Charged With $1 Billion Fraud

Platinum Hedge Fund Executives Charged With $1 Billion Fraud

Robert Capers, the United States attorney in Brooklyn, arriving at federal court on Monday to announce the indictment of Mark Nordlicht, the founder and chief investment officer of Platinum Partners,
White Collar Watch: After Uncertain Year, New Administration Portends Shift in Wall Street Scrutiny

White Collar Watch: After Uncertain Year, New Administration Portends Shift in Wall Street Scrutiny

Gary D. Cohn, the choice as the top economic policy adviser in the Trump administration. He is one of several people from Goldman Sachs whom Donald J. Trump has tapped for important roles.
Corzine Reaches $5 Million Settlement With Regulators in MF Global Case

Corzine Reaches $5 Million Settlement With Regulators in MF Global Case

Jon S. Corzine, a former senator and New Jersey governor, ran MF Global when it collapsed into bankruptcy in 2011 and lost more than $1 billion in customer money.

White Collar Watch: Under New Chairman, S.E.C. Enforcer Role Might Shrink

The choice of a Wall Street deal-maker to head the agency raises questions about enforcement, Peter J. Henning writes in the White Collar Watch column.
JPMorgan Ordered to Pay Damages for Firing Whistle-Blower

JPMorgan Ordered to Pay Damages for Firing Whistle-Blower

JPMorgan Chase has been ordered to pay back wages, damages and legal fees to Johnny Burris, a former broker who was fired when he complained about the bank’s practices.
Enforcement Chief to Step Down at Financial Derivatives Regulator

Enforcement Chief to Step Down at Financial Derivatives Regulator

Aitan Goelman will step down in February as chief of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s enforcement division.

White Collar Watch: When Making a Fraud Claim, Choose Your Filing Date Wisely

The Supreme Court will consider when the S.E.C. must file a claim to recover money from a fraud. It’s not as simple as it sounds.
Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups

Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups

Ryan Feit set up one of the first websites that list companies trying to raise money from small investors. “Investing in start-ups is really risky, and it’s very different than buying a used couch,’'
Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups

Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups

Ryan Feit set up one of the first websites that list companies trying to raise money from small investors. “Investing in start-ups is really risky, and it’s very different than buying a used couch,’'
Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups

Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups

Ryan Feit set up one of the first websites that list companies trying to raise money from small investors. “Investing in start-ups is really risky, and it’s very different than buying a used couch,’'
Fair Game: A Costly Drug, Missing a Dose of Disclosure

Fair Game: A Costly Drug, Missing a Dose of Disclosure

H.P. Acthar Gel goes for $38,000 a vial.
Deutsche Bank Fined in Plan to Help Russians Launder $10 Billion
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