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Remembering David Rakoff: My Blind Date With Him And Other Stories

Steven Petrow | Posted 10.11.2012 | Home
Steven Petrow

My blind date with David Rakoff was the best of my life. We became pals and co-conspirators in the cancer club.

Popular Humorist And Radio Personality Dies

Posted 10.10.2012 | Home

David Rakoff, the popular writer and radio personality, died yesterday of cancer, age 47. He was a frequent contributor to the radio show This America...

SEC Litigates With Judge, Lets Wall Street off the Hook

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The SEC faced the choice: litigate with Citigroup, the big, powerful, well-connected Wall Street bank, or litigate with a single Federal District Judge who can't actually defend himself.

The 99 Percent Win One Against Citibank

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Mark W. Schleisner

The Securities and Exchange Commission and Citibank mistook Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff for a robo-signer to their toothless fraud settlement deal. Big mistake.

Loren Berlin

Court Rules SEC Can No Longer Be 'Yapping, Small Dog' | Loren Berlin | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

When federal judge Jed Rakoff tossed out a proposed settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and banking giant Citigroup on Monday, h...

Will Anyone Be Punished for Citibank's $40 Billion Subprime Lie?

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Laws are only as good as the regulators who enforce them. If the SEC believes in the charges it brought against Citi executives, it should be working with prosecutors to pursue a criminal case.

Judge Rakoff Slaps Bank Of America Again - And Loves Ballroom Dancing (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Judge Jed S. Rakoff is at it again. In his latest salvo in Bank of America's civil trial with the SEC over the Merrill Lynch bonus scandal, Judge Rak...