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Philip Esformes put a former Florida state nursing home inspector on the stand Friday to defend the condition of his facilities as the Miami nursing home owner opened his defense in the blockbuster health care fraud trial.
Counsel for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. on Friday pointed to a New Jersey state jury’s “logically inconsistent” findings in urging a court to torpedo a roughly $1.8 million whistleblower award to a former company executive, but her attorney countered that the pharmaceutical giant consented to such a result during the trial.
The D.C. Circuit said Friday an attorney can't force President Donald Trump to amend financial disclosures filed while a presidential candidate, ruling the attorney brought the claims under a law that has no power over acts that occurred before Trump took office.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Friday that it has reached a $335 million settlement resolving its case against PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP over the accounting giant's audit work for the now-failed Colonial Bank, an amount that's roughly half of what an Alabama federal judge had previously said the agency was entitled to in damages.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is asking investment advisers if blockchain would help them track client assets and whether they consider tokens and cryptocurrencies to be securities or funds, incorporating new technology into the agency's evaluation of asset-custody regulations.