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How Credit Suisse Got Off Easy

Newsweek | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business

Last fall, James Cole, the No. 2 man at the Justice Department, sent an intriguing email about the criminal investigation of Credit Suisse’s offshor...

Our Fraudulent Two-Tiered Justice System

Carl Gibson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Carl Gibson

We're all familiar with the golden rule, right? I'm not talking about the "do unto others" bit from The Bible, but the "He who has the gold makes the ...

Mark Gongloff

Credit Suisse Proves It Really Is Too Big To Jail

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

Pleading guilty to criminal charges is proving so harsh and damaging to Credit Suisse that its stock price is only up 1 percent Tuesday morning. Must ...

Mark Gongloff

Big Bank Hit With Criminal Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

The U.S. government has finally backed up its boast that no bank is too big to jail, if by "jail" you mean "vigorously slap on the wrist." The Just...

Pressure Mounts On Credit Suisse CEO To Quit

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business

ZURICH, May 18 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Chief Executive Brady Dougan came under further pressure to resign on Sunday, with a key figure in Switzerl...

Report: Big Bank Expected To Plead Guilty To End Tax-Evasion Probe

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG is expected to plead guilty and pay nearly $2.5 billion to U.S. authorities to end a probe of potential tax evasion...

Credit Suisse Deal With U.S. Authorities Could Top $2 Billion

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business

By Karen Freifeld and Aruna Viswanatha NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - New York state's banking regulator is seeking hundreds ...

'There Is No Such Thing As Too Big To Jail'

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

(Adds background) By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing criminal in...

So Fannie and Freddie Weren't the Problem...

Harlan Green | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

We are learning just how much mortgage fraud was committed by 18 national and international banks and other financial entities that the Federal Housin...

16 Major Banks Slammed With Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation sued 16 of the world's largest banks on Friday, accusing them of collusively suppressin...

International Corporate Volunteering: Profitable for Multinational Corporations

Alice Korngold | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business
Alice Korngold

People from multinational corporations head off and volunteer for weeks or months in another country, leaving their work behind for others to do. Building a better world is good for business.

Wanna Shrink The Deficit? Go Arrest These Guys

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billions of dollars in U.S. taxes are going unpaid because Americans are exploiting Swiss bank accounts, and the U.S. government h...

Coal India Abandons Share Offer Amongst Growing Investor Skepticism

Justin Guay | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Justin Guay

Co-authored by Ashish Fernandes, Greenpeace Three years can be an eternity for a coal company. In October 2010, Coal India, then the world's larges...

Big Banks May Have Bribed Libyan Officials

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

Feb 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating banks, private equity firms and hedge funds that may have violated anti-bribery la...

Kathryn Sollmann: Be A One-Minute Mentor

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 03.16.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Busy people are focused on their own busy schedules, not the all-encompassing career and life change foremost on a friend or family member's mind. But mentoring does not have to be hand-holding or micro-managing.

How Stolen Data Exposed Tax Dodgers

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Edward Taylor, Matthias Inverardi and Mark Hosenball DUESSELDORF, Germany, Nov 21 (Reuters) - In the digital age, pen and paper are...

New Index Makes It Easy To Invest In LGBT-Friendly Companies

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Investors looking to put their money in companies that support LGBT employees now have a tool to do so. The financial services company Credit Suis...

CEO's Pay Rises In Face Of Strict New Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

* Pay for Brady Dougan up one third to 7.77 mln Sfr * Robert Shafir is top earner with 10.59 mln Sfr * Chairman Rohner s...

Eleazar David Melendez

Banks Could Owe HOW MUCH For Housing Boom Fraud?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business

A verdict delivered earlier this month by a prominent federal judge heightens the prospect that the nation’s largest financial institutions will be ...

Credit Suisse Faces Government Probe

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey is investigating Credit Suisse AG over mortgage-backed securities p...

Shut Down the Merchants of Death -- A Divestment Strategy to Stop Gun Violence

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Around the country, Americans are not only lobbying their Congressmembers to support legislation to reduce gun violence, they are also voting with their dollars -- through pension funds, government purchasing policies, and university endowments.

Ex-Trader Sent To U.S. To Face Mortgage Fraud Charges

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A British court on Monday approved the extradition of a former Credit Suisse trader to the United States, where he is wan...

Big Bank's New Bonus Scheme Ties Workers To Risky Assets

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

* Investment bankers only ones to get asset bonuses this year * Full details to be announced internally later in January ...

Brokers Eat Their Own

Dan Solin | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

It would be difficult to find an industry as ethically bankrupt as those involved in "managing" your investments. The harm these "advisers" have done to the retirement aspirations of hardworking Americans is incalculable.

Ben Hallman

Subprime Bankers Have Much To Be Thankful For

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Even in the movie version of the financial crisis, the giant mortgage company accused by the U.S. government of rampant fraud and abuse wouldn't be so...