Corporate News

Will US companies put overseas cash to work? Don't bet on it

Dec 14, 2017

Will GOP tax plan put overseas corporate cash to work for the economy? Don't bet on it

Dakota Access developer, publication argue over lawsuit

Dec 14, 2017

The Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access pipeline and a Florida-based environmental publication are arguing in federal court in North Dakota over whether something billed as a social movement can be sued

Fox looks to wrap up Sky takeover in UK, hand over to Disney

Dec 14, 2017

21st Century Fox says it will continue to pursue its 11.7 billion ($15.4 billion) takeover offer for Sky, even though Disney is buying a large part of the company owned by Rupert Murdoch's family

NYT publisher stepping down, to be succeeded by son

Dec 14, 2017

The publisher of the New York Times Company is stepping down after 25 years

Lawsuit challenges cancellation of farmer fair practice rule

Dec 14, 2017

Farmers in Alabama and Nebraska have joined a fair trade group to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture over the cancellation of rules that would have made it easier for farmers to demand better treatment when they contract with meatpacking companies.

US firm: Hackers interfered with industrial facility

Dec 14, 2017

A U.S. cybersecurity firm says that hackers disrupted the operations at an industrial facility using malicious software which interfered with safety equipment

No Paris climate accord? No problem, bloc of states says

Dec 14, 2017

A program that reduces power plant emissions in the Northeast is being eyed by states looking to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Trying to predict tax bill winners and losers? Think again

Dec 14, 2017

Investors who are trying to bet on which companies might benefit from a corporate tax cut and which won't may want to think again.

Peru's president is in trouble over Odebrecht payments

Dec 14, 2017

Peru's president is in hot water over previously undisclosed payments that he received a decade ago as a consultant to a giant Brazilian construction company at the center of Latin America's biggest graft scandal

Venezuela quickly resolves financial dispute with China

Dec 14, 2017

Venezuela's cash-strapped government has quickly settled a lawsuit filed by a state-run Chinese company, making good on an unpaid bill and appeasing an important ally that holds billions in the South American country's debt

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