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PWC to face MF Global lawsuit

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A federal judge rejected PricewaterhouseCoopers' bid to dismiss a $1bn lawsuit accusing the accounting firm of professional malpractice for helping cause the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings, a brokerage once run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

One-time billionaire's $800m Citigroup bid rejected

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A federal appeals court rejected a one-time billionaire's bid to revive his $800m lawsuit accusing Citigroup of fraudulently hiding its exposure to subprime and other toxic mortgages, inducing him to hold on to shares he otherwise would have sold.

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Friend of Madoff pays $277m to settle suit

The estate of one of Bernard Madoff’s oldest friends agreed to pay the con man’s victims $277m to settle claims that the Beverly Hills money manager, who died in 2010, got rich from Madoff’s fraud at the expense of thousands of investors, including his own clients.