Tag: DOJ

DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Halliburton

DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Halliburton

Nearly two years ago Halliburton announced its intentions to takeover rival oil-services firm Baker Hughes Inc. in a move that immediately brought up antitrust questions. Today, the DOJ filed a suit in federal court to stop the acquisition. DOJ not […]

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger by Charles Kennedy, OilPrice.com The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to block the merger of Baker Hughes and Halliburton, preventing the tie-up of the second and third largest oilfield services companies. DOJ filed […]

Former Chesapeake Energy Corporation CEO Indicted By DoJ

Former Chesapeake Energy Corporation CEO Indicted By DoJ

On Tuesday the United States Department of Justice indicted former Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) CEO Aubrey McClendon on federal charges. McClendon is accused of conspiring to rig bids for oil and natural gas leases, according to an indictment filed in Oklahoma this […]

Swiss – US Tax Evasion Saga: Where Are We Now?

Swiss – US Tax Evasion Saga: Where Are We Now?

Swiss – US Tax Evasion Saga: Where Are We Now? by Matthew Allen – swissinfo.ch swissinfo.ch charts the evolution of the long-running tax dodging dispute between Switzerland and the United States and looks at how far there is still to […]