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  • CANBERRA, Australia— An Australian court on Thursday fined gambling company Tabcorp a record 45 million Australian dollars for failing to comply with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing obligations. The Federal Court approved a settlement reached between the Sydney- based company and regulator AUSTRAC after finding Tabcorp...

  • The secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will not approve or reject the merger but will face the issue of industry consolidation. How Trump responds on those issues- and who he picks to lead the USDA- could determine whether he is able to maintain the strong rural support he demonstrated in the Nov. 8 election. Trump has also met with Elsa Murano,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will name Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change, as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team official said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice of Pruitt fits...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, fits neatly with...

  • TORONTO, Nov 17- Former TMX Group Ltd executive Kevan Cowan has been appointed chief regulator of a yet-to-be-created national securities regulator meant to unify the current patchwork of provincial entities, its implementation body said on Thursday. The much-delayed cooperative system which currently includes British Columbia and Ontario, as well as...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has won over the U.S. coal industry by promising to revive the downtrodden sector and scrap regulations if elected. But the industry has a Plan B if the New York businessman loses to his more green-minded Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on Tuesday: carbon capture and storage, a technology that...

  • *Supreme Court to examine legal principle of identification. LONDON, Oct 13- Britain's markets watchdog and a former JPMorgan executive on Thursday took their legal battle over alleged improper identification to the UK's highest court in a case that could limit details published by the regulator when it fines banks. The hearing in the Supreme Court, which...

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    The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan reversed a lower court judge's dismissal of investors' antitrust claims against 16 banks.