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  • The Brazilian unit of Deloitte will pay $8 million to settle civil charges that it issued and tried to cover up false audit reports.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • Dec 1- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission failed to verify whether futures and swaps brokerage firms have adequate policies to help ward off cyber attacks, an internal CFTC audit found. The audit was completed in October by Brown& Company CPAS and Management Consultants PLLC at the request of the CFTC's inspector general. Auditors took issue with the...

  • Connection to Asia is critical: Deloitte

    Cindy Hook, CEO of Deloitte Australia, weighs in on the debate on protectionism and free trade.

  • President-elect Donald Trump says he will distance himself from the international property management, real estate and branding business that's been built around his name. The Congressional Research Service recently provided three pages of guidance, at the request of Democrats, on federal provisions that "might technically apply" to the president.

  • Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's health and human services secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of Health and Human Services and oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and...

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of HHS and which oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and insurance...

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards, Trump said in a statement. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads...

  • YEHUD, Israel— The Israeli company that has built high-tech fences along the country's volatile borders is now trying to build a bridge to the Trump administration— hoping to use its experience to cash in on the president-elect's plan to seal the border with Mexico. Magal Security Systems has been a major player in building high-tech fences and walls along...

  • *Financial Conduct Authority shines light on opaque sector. LONDON, Nov 18- Consultants who advise pension schemes how to invest may face a full-blown competition probe, after coming under fire from Britain's financial regulator, which said their industry was prone to conflicts of interest and charged opaque fees. But the Financial Conduct Authority said the...

  • Nov 4- Institutional Shareholder Services on Friday recommended that investors in both companies approve Tesla Motors' plan to buy solar panel installer SolarCity for more than $2 billion. SolarCity's stock rose 9 percent on Friday to $20.40. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, who is chairman of SolarCity and the largest shareholder in both companies, has...

  • Nov 4- Institutional Shareholder Services on Friday recommended that investors in both companies approve Tesla Motors' plan to buy solar panel installer SolarCity for more than $2 billion. SolarCity's stock rose 9 percent on Friday to $20.40. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, who is chairman of SolarCity and the largest shareholder in both companies, has...

  • Darwin Deason had sued Xerox earlier this month in a U.S. District Court in Dallas over the company's plan to divide its legacy copier and printer business from its business process outsourcing unit, which would become a new company called Conduent Inc.. The Conduent business includes the operations of Dallas- based Affiliated Computer Services Inc, the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 28- Investors have punished staffing firms including On Assignment, Robert Half International, TrueBlue and Heidrick& Struggles so far this earnings season on worries about a slowdown in hiring. It forecast fourth-quarter revenue growth of 5.3 percent to 7 percent which was short of Wall Street expectations for 7.6 percent annual growth,...

  • The Treasury Department's office of Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, released an advisory that specifies what details banks should include in SARs when there is a cyber element in the case. It is the latest attempt by governments around the world to crack down on cyber crime after $81 million was stolen from Bangladesh Bank's account at the New...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 25- Research and development spending by the world's biggest companies is accelerating into software and services while investment in physical products is falling sharply, an annual study by consulting firm PwC's Strategy& unit has found. The study is both a reflection of current spending priorities by the top 1,000 companies in North America,...

  • AMSTERDAM, Oct 25- Randstad, the world's second-largest staffing agency, beat market forecasts for core earnings on Tuesday and said that if it can get its offer for Monster Worldwide accepted by more than 50 percent of shareholders it will succeed. The Dutch group is facing opposition from U.S. newspaper operator MediaNews Group Inc, controlled by hedge fund...

  • The code name for Time Warner in deal talks was "Rabbit," perhaps an homage to Warner Bros' carrot-chewing, wise-talking cartoon character. As a result, investment banking rival Morgan Stanley is now No. 1 in the U.S. merger advisory rankings with $435.3 billion in announced deals, about $435 million ahead of Goldman, which has $434.9 billion, according to Thomson...