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The billion-dollar bash – how post-crisis investigation work is changing the way law firms advise banks

April 11th, 2014 (0)
With banks setting aside eye-watering sums of money to meet liabilities generated by the fallout from the financial crash, in-house legal departments and law firms are having to rethink their business models. Alex Newman reports By any standards, $23bn ...

Cyprus: A Mediterranean island slowly rebuilding after crisis

April 11th, 2014 (0)
Cyprus, the tiny Mediterranean island bailed out a year ago, remains “in difficulty…but not as bad as one would have expected,” its finance minister Harris Georgiades told CNN during an interview in the capital city Nicosia. The country, which ...

Deutsche Bank Said to Find Improper Communication in FX Case

April 10th, 2014 (0)
Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) put a London-based currency saleswoman on leave last month for inappropriate communication with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, a person familiar with the matter said. No other details on Kai Lew’s communications with MAS were ...

Record Europe Dividends Keep $3 Trillion From Factories

April 10th, 2014 (0)
Given the choice between investing in their businesses or paying off shareholders, European chief executive officers are choosing the latter. Companies of the benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 Index will pay 11.54 euros a share in dividends this year, the ...

Apple Witness at $2 Billion Samsung Trial Is All About Sales Ban

April 9th, 2014 (0)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) showed that it’s aiming beyond $2 billion in damages in its trial against Samsung Electronics Co. by calling a witness whose studies were previously used to argue for a ban on U.S. sales of the Galaxy ...

Pistorius Defense to Call Pathologist as Murder Trial Resumes

April 7th, 2014 (0)
Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers plan to call a forensics expert as their opening defense witness before the Paralympic gold medalist testifies in his murder trial. Jan Botha, a pathologist, may be the first to testify as the defense starts its ...

Vivendi Selling SFR to Altice in $23 Billion Deal, Hard-Fought Win for Drahi

April 7th, 2014 (0)
Billionaire Patrick Drahi’s Altice (ATC) SA won the bidding contest for Vivendi SA (VIV)’s French phone unit, beating a government-backed offer from Bouygues SA (EN) by agreeing to a deal valued at more than 17 billion euros ($23 billion). ...

Asian Stocks Snap 8-Day Winning Streak Led by Industrials

April 7th, 2014 (0)
Asian stocks fell for the first time in nine days, snapping the longest winning streak on the regional gauge this year, with telecommunication and technology shares leading declines. Naver Corp. slumped 6.3 percent in Seoul, SoftBank Corp. lost 4.5 ...

US Senator: Coal Boss Has ‘Blood on His Hands’

April 3rd, 2014 (0)
Four years into the criminal investigation of the nation’s worst mining disaster in decades, federal officials told ABC News that prosecutors are now focused on the role of West Virginia coal boss Donald L. Blankenship. “I believe this permeated ...

Ukraine crisis: NATO suspends cooperation with Moscow

April 2nd, 2014 (0)
NATO will suspend “all practical civilian and military cooperation” with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea, saying it has seen no sign that Moscow was withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border. Foreign ministers from the 28 members of ...
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