Corporate Fraud

  1. Is Deutsche Bank Getting Relief? (DB, RBS)

    The Department of Justice hints at a settlement with the beleaguered and unprofitable ...
  2. White-Collar Criminals Explain Their Motives

    Convicted financial criminals like Bernie Madoff and Robert Allen Stanford describe ...
  3. Valeant International Sued For Alleged Racketeering ...

    The class action suit claims that Valeant overcharged the buyers for prescription ...
  4. Valeant Shares Plunge Amid Criminal Probe (VRX)

    Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation to determine whether Valeant ...
  5. Top 8 Ways Companies Cook the Books

    Find out more about the fraudulent accounting methods some companies use to fool ...
  6. Procter & Gamble Faces Tax Probe in Italy

    The alleged sum of tax evaded by Procter & Gamble is unknown. Italy’s finance police ...
  1. Is Deutsche Bank Getting Relief? (DB, RBS)

    The Department of Justice hints at a settlement with the beleaguered and unprofitable ...
  2. Valeant International Sued For Alleged Racketeering ...

    The class action suit claims that Valeant overcharged the buyers for prescription ...
  3. Valeant Shares Plunge Amid Criminal Probe (VRX)

    Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation to determine whether Valeant ...
  4. Procter & Gamble Faces Tax Probe in Italy

    The alleged sum of tax evaded by Procter & Gamble is unknown. Italy’s finance police ...
  5. Valeant: Why Drug Price Cuts Not Seen Yet (VRX, ...

    Learn the details of the Valeant scandal, look into the Citron accusations and Valeant's ...
  1. What was the Mahonia company and why did it become the subject of a lawsuit?

    In 1992, J.P.Morgan went into the energy trading business by creating a venture company called Mahonia Limited. At least, ...
  2. What was the most notable hostile takeover of all time?

    The drama of the RJR Nabisco takeover and wide coverage make it one of the most notable takeovers in history.
  3. Excessive trading is:

    A. acceptable if the client is young enough to recover from any losses before retiring.B. acceptable if the firm mandates ...
  4. Why is a "hockey stick bid" considered fraudulent?

    A "hockey stick bid" is a pricing strategy in which a supplier will spike the price of a commodity considerably beyond the ...
Hot Definitions
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