SEC

Merrill Lynch to Pay $415M for Misusing Customer Cash: SEC

Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch unit will pay $415 million and admit to wrongdoing to settle charges that it misused customer cash to generate profits and failed to safeguard their securities from creditors, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday.

Madoff Victims May Soon Recoup Another $247M

Nearly 7-1/2 years after Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme was unmasked, the court-appointed trustee recouping money for the swindler's victims on Thursday sought court approval to free up another $247 million to help cover their losses.

Citigroup to Pay $425M Over Attempted Benchmark Manipulation

Citigroup and its affiliates have agreed to pay a collective $425 million to resolve civil charges the bank attempted to manipulate several key benchmarks, including the U.S. dollar ISDAFIX, the Yen Libor and the Euroyen TIBOR, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said.

Five Ex-Madoff Employees Lose on Appeal

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the convictions of five former employees of Bernard Madoff's firm who prosecutors said helped their boss conceal his multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme for years.