Citing the scandal in the city of Bell, California Treasurer Bill Lockyer asked the state's largest pension to release data on the 100 highest state and local government salaries to avoid pay abuses.
The state retirement and pension system, which claims as estimated loss of $18 million, will represent complaints from investors nationwide.
A recent study by Towers Watson has shown that while legislation recently signed into law could provide a between $19 billion and $63 billion reduction in required contributions over five years, only one-quarter of employers are likely to seek relief.
In an 82-page ruling, Supreme Court Justice Lewis Bart Stone in Manhattan dropped some of the charges against Hevesi, which include felonies and misdemeanors of bribery, grand larceny, money laundering and fraud.
President Obama's signature on the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill gives the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) oversight of the roughly $600 trillion OTC derivatives market while forcing most swaps to be cleared on a regulated exchange.
Under the Public Records Act, the First Amendment Coalition (FAC) filed the suit against the pension demanding access to records revealing factors influencing CalPERS' financial commitment in 2006 to the Page Mill Properties II project.
Of the lawsuit's total penalty, the largest ever paid by a Wall Street firm, $15 million represents disgorgement of gains from the deal while the remaining is a civil penalty.
Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Allen Sumner has ruled that the public has a right to know about county workers' pensions.
Cambridge Place Investment Management has sued 15 US banks after losing $1.2 billion on subprime mortgage-backed securities.
Goldman executives and directors, including Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein, are defendants in the many shareholder lawsuits filed against the bank.
Executives from American International Group Inc. and Goldman Sachs are testifying today in a two-day FCIC hearing, focusing on the role of derivatives during the financial crisis.
Legal experts say the Supreme Court ruling would likely hit claims from BP’s foreign shareholders in US courts while also negatively impacting the position of US investors.
Takahiro Mitani, president of the world's largest pension fund, says splitting the fund in two would be inefficient.