Financial Regulatory Forum

SCENARIOS-Possible outcomes in NY attorney general race

September 10, 2010

By Basil Katz

NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) – As New York state prepares to elect its next attorney general, an office made nationally prominent for cracking down on Wall Street before the financial crisis erupted, five Democrats will face off in the primary on Tuesday to select who will run against the sole Republican.

New York charges Bank of America, ex-CEO with fraud; SEC settles

February 5, 2010

By Jonathan Stempel and Joe Rauch

NEW YORK/ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 4 (Reuters) – New York’s attorney general charged Bank of America Corp former Chief Executive Kenneth Lewis and former Chief Financial Officer Joe Price with fraud for allegedly misleading shareholders about the acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co.