Law & Regulation

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The companies that designed, manufactured, and installed cladding - a material used to wrap a bui

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Wells Fargo bank, based in San Francisco, California, has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 mi

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Hundreds of climate activists broke through a police line at RWE’s Garzweiler lignite coal mine i
The algorithms that make social media addictive have become powerful mechanisms for drug dealers
Uber, the global taxi technology company, has been using a
Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, will pay a $1 billion fine to the U.S. government after pleading guilty to hiding information about the likelihood that the company’s car air bags could accidentally explode. Takata air bags have been linked to at least 17 deaths around the world.
American International Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley, Washington Mutual Inc. and Merrill Lynch & Co. are part of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into potential abuse in relation to the current financial markets meltdown.
Watchdog groups say the companies are trying to derail legislation that would require public disclosure of their giving.
Phoenix-based gun dealer George Iknadosian of X-Calibur Guns will go on trial on charges he sold hundreds of weapons, mostly AK-47 rifles, to smugglers, knowing they would go to a drug cartel in the western state of Sinaloa. The guns helped fuel the gang warfare in which more than 6,000 Mexicans died last year.