Law

Equifax will pay $671 million to settle numerous state class-action lawsuits and investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, New York Department of Financial Services and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the company said Monday.

The case is shaping up to be an important test of President Donald Trump’s two appointees to the high court, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

The company said that its critics have “ulterior motives” in objecting the deal.

FBI Director James Comey made his first appearance before Congress since announcing his agency’s recommendation to not prosecute Hillary Clinton.

The economic power of the LGBT rights movement is about to be put to the test in the standoff over a so-called “bathroom bill” in North Carolina.

The U.K. government has updated foreign travel advice, warning British citizens about risks visiting America’s Southern states.

Congress is taking a closer look at the proposed merger that would create the world’s largest beer company.

The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could change the landscape of class action lawsuits.

Airbnb wins a battle in San Francisco, defeating a measure that would have capped the number of nights an Airbnb user could rent out their home or room.

As the new term of the Supreme Court gets underway, Hampton Pearson tells us about the noteworthy cases that could influence business.

Mary Thompson tells us the message the Pope delivered to Congress.

The stage is set for a legal showdown over Uber drivers and the outcome could have a wide-ranging impact on the sharing economy.

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning to drone operators. “Operating drones around airplanes and helicopters is dangerous and illegal. Unauthorized operators may be subject to stiff fines and criminal charges, including possible jail time,” the agency said. The FAA sent out this message Wednesday as the number of close calls with unmanned aircrafts reported …

Five years after Dodd-Frank was signed into law, Steve Liesman takes a look at whether or not our financial system is safer.

The Supreme Court gives same-sex couples the right to marry and that could have implications for business.