Merrill Lynch Puts Ex-Advisers' Deferred Pay Suit To Rest

Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. has reached a deal to end a putative class action accusing it of breaching contracts by denying deferred compensation to thousands of financial advisers who quit after it was acquired by Bank of America Corp., according to a g


RBS under investigation by US authorities

The bank also said that it had initiated discussions with UK and US authorities to discuss its historical compliance with the relevant regulations and laws, “including US economic sanctions”


Assange urges end to U.S. 'war on whistle-blowers'

Julian Assange speaks to the public from a window of the Ecuadorian embassy in London today, where he urged that the U.S. "renounce its witch-hunt against WikiLeaks," the whistle-blowing organization he founded.