Regulation

Tunisia seeks to block HSBC settlement in Geneva: paper

Published 05/07/2015

ZURICH Tunisia has filed an objection to HSBC's agreement to pay 40 million Swiss francs ($42.5 million) to settle a money laundering investigation at its [more…]

UBS has whistleblower deal in Brazil currency investigation: paper

Published 03/07/2015

SAO PAULO Swiss lender UBS AG made a whistleblower deal with Brazilian authorities investigating the suspected rigging of Brazil's currency market and will receive no [more…]

BBC to cut over 1,000 jobs as Britons trade TVs for tablets

Published 02/07/2015

LONDON The British Broadcasting Corporation will cut more than 1,000 jobs to cover a 150-million-pound gap in license fee income next financial year as millions [more…]

Obama plans to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers

Published 30/06/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday announced a proposal that would make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that would [more…]

EU in preliminary deal to scrap mobile roaming fees by mid-2017

Published 30/06/2015

BRUSSELS The European Union reached a preliminary deal on Tuesday to scrap mobile roaming charges across the 28-country bloc by June 2017 as part of [more…]

Former Utah attorney general pleads not guilty to corruption charges

Published 29/06/2015

SALT LAKE CITY Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of public corruption, his lawyer said, in a scandal [more…]

U.S. top court rules against Obama administration over air pollution rule

Published 29/06/2015

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled the Obama administration should have considered compliance cost when it decided to limit emissions of mercury and [more…]

AT&T, DirecTv extend ‘termination date’ for second time

Published 29/06/2015

AT&T Inc (T.N), the No. 2 U.S. telecom company, said it has extended the "termination date" of the merger agreement with satellite TV provider DirecTV [more…]

California bill to limit vaccine exemptions goes to governor

Published 29/06/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. California lawmakers on Monday sent Governor Jerry Brown a bill to substantially limit vaccine exemptions for school children in the most populous U.S. [more…]

Charter lists consumer benefits to win merger approval

Published 26/06/2015

Charter Communications Inc (CHTR.O) formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC.N) and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit [more…]