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DealBook: MF Global Employees Say They Are Cooperating With Investigation

MF Global

Lawmakers asked Christine Serwinski, the chief financial officer for the firm’s North America operations, why she didn’t tell regulators about her concerns before the firm’s bankruptcy.


US regulators push for online "do not track" system

Federal Trade Commission

U.S. regulators pushed Internet companies on Monday to adopt a "Do Not Track" system that would give consumers more control over their personal data online, and asked Congress to pass privacy legislation.


T-Mobile asks FCC to block Verizon-cable deal


T-Mobile USA, which just had its acquisition by AT&T blocked by regulators, is now urging the federal government to block another deal in the wireless world: Verizon's planned purchase spectrum from cable companies for $3.6 billion.


Verizon ditches $2 fee after customer uproar


Verizon Wireless has reversed its decision to charge a $2 fee for telephone and online bill payments, bowing to a storm of criticism from consumers and the U.S. communications regulator.

Senh: Now that Verizon has reversed their decision, I guess this is a moot point.


AT&T, Justice agree to postpone case as companies scramble to salvage deal

AT&T T-Mobile Merger

AT&T and T-Mobile on Monday asked a federal judge to postpone an antitrust lawsuit as the companies were assessing “whether and how” to proceed with their $39 billion mega-merger. The announcement signals that the deal as originally conceived is all but dead. The two companies could still seek ways to retool the terms to address the concerns of regulators.


NYC judge rejects $285M SEC-Citigroup agreement

A federal judge on Monday struck down a $285 million settlement that Citigroup reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying he couldn't tell whether the deal was fair and criticizing regulators for shielding the public from the details of what the firm did wrong.


James Murdoch resigns from UK newspaper boards

James Murdoch resigns from UK newspaper boards

James Murdoch has resigned from the boards of the companies that publish its British newspapers including the now-defunct News of the World tabloid at the center of the phone hacking sandal, regulatory filings show.


MF Global activity looks "suspicious": CFTC official

A U.S. futures regulator said on Tuesday that activity leading up to the bankruptcy of brokerage MF Global appears to be "either nefarious or illegal."


Georgia Bank Is Closed in Year's 88th Failure

Regulators closed Community Bank of Rockmart, Ga., on Thursday, raising the nationwide count of bank failures to 88 for the year.


Regulator revokes Full Tilt Poker's gambling license

Gambling authorities have revoked the license of Full Tilt Poker, saying the online site had "fundamentally misled" regulators about its finances ...


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