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DOJ takes shots at AT&T in new filing over battle for Time Warner deal

The United States Department of Justice came out swinging in a new briefing that attacks AT&T in the appeal for the Time Warner merger case. The government, seeking to overturn the judgement of a lower court in June, took a direct aim in fewer page.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Trump Attacks Sessions and Prosecution Tactics

President Trump took aim at Justice Department tactics after his former lawyer implicated him in illegal hush-money payments, and he again slammed Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who responded that the department wouldn’t be ‘improperly influenced.’.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 24th, 2018

Uber Hires Former Justice Department Lawyer for Compliance Post

Uber Technologies has tapped Scott Schools, a former top official at the U.S. Justice Department, to be its first chief compliance officer, ahead of a highly anticipated initial public offering next year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 9th, 2018

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Is Said to Resign From Republican Committee

Michael Cohen has been inactive on the committee for several months, an RNC official said. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen resigned from a position on the Republican National Committee, two people familiar with th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 20th, 2018

AT&T"s Aggressive Attacks Won the Day in Time Warner Bid

Lawyer Daniel Petrocelli claimed he had little antitrust experience, but his strategy helped sow doubts about the U.S. fight to block the Time Warner deal......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 16th, 2018

G7 nations struggle to salvage summit as Trump attacks trade

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - Top U.S. allies scrambled on Friday to keep a Group of Seven nations summit from veering off track as President Donald Trump vowed to deal with "unfair trade practices" by Canada and the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2018

The boom and bust of Michael Cohen"s taxi business

Before becoming President Trump's personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen built up a fleet of taxicabs and medallions. Now the enterprise is under scrutiny, with his former business partner taking a plea deal to cooperate with investigators......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2018

Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2018

Top Novarits lawyer exits over Trump attorney deal error

Novartis General Counsel Felix Ehrat will leave the Swiss drugmaker over his role in a $1.2 million contract it struck with the personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, saying the pact was legal but an error. Sonia Legg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 16th, 2018

Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

Novartis says its top lawyer is retiring over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company's relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2018

Top Novartis lawyer exits over Trump attorney deal error

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis' top lawyer Felix Ehrat is leaving the Swiss drugmaker, saying a $1.2 million contract he co-signed with U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney was a mistake......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2018

Novartis top lawyer exits in wake of Trump attorney deal

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis General Counsel Felix Ehrat will leave the Swiss drugmaker over his role in a $1.2 million contract it struck with the personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, saying on Wednesday the pact was legal but an error......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2018

Giuliani says Trump "denied" the AT&T-Time Warner deal, then backtracks 

With five simple words, "the president denied the merger," President Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani contradicted months of statements by the White House and the Justice Department......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 12th, 2018

Capitol Report: AT&T CEO may feel hiring Cohen was ‘big mistake,’ but market doesn’t judge Time Warner deal as any less likely

Embarrassing or not, the market doesn’t seem to think the disclosure that AT&T paid President Trump’s personal lawyer makes the Time Warner deal any less likely to close......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2018

Top AT&T official steps down over hiring of Trump lawyer

AT&T says its top Washington executive, Robert Quinn, is retiring after what the company called a reputation-damaging and mistaken hiring of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen struck deal for Republican fundraiser who allegedly got Playboy model pregnant

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer negotiated a deal in late 2017 to pay $1.6 million to a former Playboy model who said she was impregnated by a top Republican fundraiser, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2018

Trump’s Personal Lawyer Michael Cohen Is ‘Under Criminal Investigation,’ Justice Department Says

It's separate from Mueller's probe. A months-long investigation into President Donald Trump's.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 13th, 2018

A Controversial Republican Donor Gave Jeff Sessions Justice Department Hiring Advice: Report

Elliott Broidy reportedly suggested nominees, including his personal lawyer......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 9th, 2018

Appeals court to hear U.S. Justice Department objection to AT&T deal on Dec. 6

A U.S. appeals court will hear oral arguments on Dec. 6 in the Justice Department's fight against AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner, the court said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Trump Vows To Go After "Horseface" Stormy Daniels And Her "3rd Rate Lawyer" Avenatti

President Trump on Tuesday vowed to go after "Horseface" Storm.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 16th, 2018