Tag: DOJ

Visium Asset Management Charged By DoJ, SEC

Visium Asset Management Charged By DoJ, SEC

An investigation into Visium Asset Management, first reported on March 7, has yielded charges against three hedge fund managers, two charged with insider trading and a third charged with falsely inflating asset values to generate higher fund fees. Visium employees […]

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 […]