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  • AbbVie’s Shire merger backed with 13.5 billion pound bridge loan

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie's 32 billion pounds acquisition of Dublin-based Shire Plc is backed with a 13.5 billion pounds ($23.03 billion) bridge loan, according to the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the US....
  • Exclusive: Vatican dispute sheds light on HP case in troubled Autonomy deal

    (Reuters) - The Vatican has become enmeshed in a struggle between Hewlett-Packard Co and Michael Lynch, the former CEO of the UK software company Autonomy Corp bought by HP in 2011 in a deal that led to a big loss for the U.S. technology giant. An...
  • Report: Pension adviser seeks SEC probe on Walgreen's offshore move meetings

    Report: Pension adviser seeks SEC probe on Walgreen's offshore move meetings
    U.S. pension adviser CTW Investment Group has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate private meetings that executives of Walgreen Co. held with investors on moving its tax home base to Europe, the New York Post reported. CTW is...
  • EPA rules would likely block Pebble Mine in Alaska

    WASHINGTON The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced severe restrictions on the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska, a move that is likely to block a project the EPA said could devastate the best run of wild salmon left on the planet. "The...
  • Obscure company at the center of penny-stock bubble

    SEATTLE A half-forgotten company that Seattle Business publisher John Kueber conceived and sold years ago has suddenly ballooned into an epic bubble of penny-stock speculation. The unlikely rise of Cynk Technology, a purported social-networking company...
  • Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud

    Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud
    Federal prosecutors filed a wire fraud conspiracy charge Monday against a Broward County man who they say fed more than $20 million from investors and lenders to Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme in the four months before it collapsed. Frank Preve,...
  • SEC bans Seattle adviser who borrowed $8 million in client funds

    (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission has barred a Seattle investment adviser from the industry for using $8 million of investors' funds to make loans to himself, including one for a rare Mercedes-Benz model. Dennis Daugs, Jr., founder of...
  • Morningstar to pay $61 million to settle intellectual property lawsuit

    Morningstar to pay $61 million to settle intellectual property lawsuit
    Morningstar Inc. said it will pay $61 million to settle an intellectual property lawsuit filed by a Chicago-based developer of financial software, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Morningstar, a Chicago-based investment...
  • Exclusive: SEC targets 10 firms in high frequency trading probe - SEC document

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been seeking information on 10 registered broker dealers as part of an ongoing investigation into high-frequency trading strategies, according to an internal SEC document reviewed by...
  • New York trader claims sour bet on Cynk cost him his job

    (Reuters) - A trading suspension in the stock of little-known Cynk Technology, which mysteriously surged 20,000 percent before the halt, ends late on Thursday, but do not expect to see the stock trading again on Friday. Shares of the Belize-based social...
  • Tribune Publishing, parent of Daily Press, confirms Aug. 4 spinoff

    Tribune Publishing, parent of Daily Press, confirms Aug. 4 spinoff
    Tribune Publishing will spin off from Tribune Co. on Aug. 4, the new publishing company confirmed Tuesday. Tribune Publishing has applied to have its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TPUB" and expects to begin regular...
  • U.S. senators ask Gilead Sciences to explain high cost of hepatitis C drug

    Two U.S. senators asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to produce documents explaining why its new hepatitis C drug is priced at $84,000 per treatment course, raising renewed concerns over the high costs to taxpayers. In a letter sent Friday, Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)...