NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A federal judge in New York on Aug.
29 granted preliminary approval of a $590 million settlement between
shareholders, Citigroup Inc. and certain of its current and former executive
officers and directors on claims that the defendants misrepresented Citigroup's
LOS ANGELES - (Mealey's) The U.S. government on Feb. 5 announced the
filing of a lawsuit in California federal court against Standard & Poor's
Ratings Services alleging that the ratings agency lied about its objectivity
and independence and issued inflated ratings on certain structured...