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Google's Lawyers Under Siege


Google is threatened by a "perfect storm" of litigation with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the European Commission both readying legal action over how it promotes its own services in search results, and the patent-wielding behaviour of its Motorola Mobility Inc (MMI) phone subsidiary.

SEC Receives More Than 3,000 Whistleblower Tips

Blowing Whistle

Over the past year, the Securities and Exchange Commission received more than 3,000 whistleblower tips from all 50 states and from 49 countries, according to the agency's 2012 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program.

Banker's Ex-Girlfriends Insider Trading Verdict


Jessica Mang, 30, and 44-year-old Christina Weckwerth, two girlfriends of former Mizuho International investment banker Thomas Ammann were found not guilty of illegally trading on tips from him about Canon’s acquisition of OCE NV.

UK Bank Bailout Money 'May Never Be Recovered': Report


The U.K. taxpayer could lose the entire 66 billion pounds ($107 billion) paid to bail out struggling Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds at the height of the credit crisis, according to a report by an influential group of UK members of parliament (MPs).