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  1. Moody's sees $14.5bn FX fines for top banks

    Meanwhile, JP Morgan has notified the Securities and Exchange Commission it is under criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the UK Financial Conduct Authority, with the regulators...

  2. Netting problems will restrict pension funds, FCMs warn

    Asset managers say FCMs have been worse communicators since a similar issue involving the Department of Labor was solved earlier this year (see Box: FCMs, not fiduciaries). In February 2013, the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued an important...

  3. BAML increases inflation market share

    The deal was managed from start to finish by the inflation group, working in tandem with the bank's legal department. It involved getting everyone to agree on the methodology and the legal aspects, and also timing it so that the French seller and...

  4. Taiwan compels life insurers to offer longer-dated products

    It will benefit their asset and liability matching in the long run," says Wei Syu-ting, Taipei-based deputy head, life insurance department, at the FSC. According to Taipei-based Chris Chien, senior supervisor in the investment management...

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  5. Google: 25,000 Government Requests for Data in First Half of 2013

    However, the US Department of Justice contends that US law does not allow us to share information about some national security requests that we might receive.Google and other tech giants have started demanding the right to reveal this information...

  6. How to Find Free Images With Google's Advanced Image Search

    It's no fun receiving one of these threatening letters from the Legal Department at Getty Images demanding nearly $1000 per image. There are several benefits to doing this, with the most important being to capture the attention of many more readers...

  7. Google Provides Vague Range of How Often FBI Seeks User Data

    Apparently these vague numbers were all that Google was allowed to publish, with Salgado saying, "This is to address concerns raised by the FBI, Justice Department and other agencies that releasing exact numbers might reveal information about...

  8. Collateral clawback fears leave US pension funds unable to clear

    Bankers and fund managers are hoping for a clarifying statement from the US Department of Labor (DOL), but the hold-up is frustrating some pension plans. The DOL declined to provide an on-the-record comment, but it is understood the department has...

  9. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    Department of Justice (DOJ) to further investigate Google's Street View service, specifically whether Google violated the Wiretap Act when the company collected Wi-Fi data from unencrypted residential Wi-Fi networks during a 2010 run of its Street...

  10. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    Five agencies that participated in the investigation of Google for distributing paid search ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipping drugs into the U.S.will split $230 million of the $500 million Google forfeited to avoid prosecution by...

  11. Google-Motorola Acquisition Approved in U.S., EU

    Department of Justice (DOJ) and the European Commission (EC) each announced that the deal had been cleared by their respective antitrust authorities and could proceed. Such patents have played a central role in the ongoing legal battles each...

  12. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    SOPA’s predecessor COICA would have allowed the Justice Department to seize domain names and order credit card and banks with U.S.operations to cease doing business with the accused sites immediately.