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Former Qwest CEO Nacchio withdraws appeal

Former Qwest Communications chief Joseph Nacchio voluntarily withdrew an appeal of his criminal conviction on Friday, marking what may be the final chapter of his long running insider trading case.

JPMorgan fires back in $6.4 billion Madoff lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase & Co accused the trustee seeking $6.4 billion for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme of doing an end run around the law in pursuing his case, and said it has a right to a jury trial.

JPMorgan ignored suspicions about Madoff: lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase & Co executives stood by silently as their client Bernard Madoff ran his epic Ponzi scheme, hoping to protect the bank's investments and continue doing business with him, a newly released $6.4 billion lawsuit claims.

SEC pushes banks to disclose cost of lawsuits

NEW YORK, Feb 3 (Reuters Legal) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is cracking down on corporate disclosure of litigation costs, a Reuters Legal analysis has found. In particular, the agency is targeting banks and other institutions that have reported large settlements of financial crisis-related lawsuits that they had not disclosed in prior regulatory filings.

Prosecutors widen currency probes: report

Prosecutors assisted by whistleblowers are widening an investigation into whether banks overcharged public pension funds in the United States by tens of millions of dollars for foreign-exchange transactions, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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