LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, March 13- Media companies plan to press Comcast Corp for higher fees in the coming year, seeing an opportunity to squeeze better terms from the U.S. cable company as regulators review its planned takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc..» Read More
WASHINGTON, Nov 19- Taxation of large U.S. multinational corporations would be dramatically overhauled by a raft of proposals unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Senate's top tax writer, though there is broad skepticism that they could become law anytime soon.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- A lawyer for bankrupt Residential Capital on Tuesday asked a judge to confirm the mortgage lender's plan to end its Chapter 11 case and pay back creditors, criticizing "scorched-earth" opposition by bondholders in the opening of what figures to be a marathon hearing.
The panel voted overwhelmingly that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should approve the drug, Vimizim, which is made by BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. The FDA is not obliged to follow the recommendations of its advisory panels but typically does so.
The panel recommended that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve the drug, Vimizim, which is made by BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. The FDA is not obliged to follow the recommendations of its advisory panels but typically does so.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- E* Trade Financial Corp said on Tuesday that it has received approval from regulators to divert capital from its bank subsidiary to use for broader corporate purposes. The New York- based company said regulators and its board approved allowing E* Trade Bank to send its parent a dividend of $75 million this quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- The rapid spread of utility meters, medical equipment and even cars connected to the Internet is drawing scrutiny from regulators and big business suppliers worried about privacy and security issues.
*Lithuania, Germany say Tymoshenko question must be solved. KIEV, Nov 19- Ukraine's parliament met for a crunch session on Tuesday to try to pass a law that would allow jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko to go to Germany for medical treatment and clear the way for landmark deals with the European Union.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- U.S. Internal Revenue Service officials fretted on Monday about an idea being pushed by some businesses to expand the ubiquitous W-2 tax form to include more healthcare data in an effort to avoid the creation of a new IRS form.
Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, is one of the most controversial pieces of post-crisis Wall Street reform. "I'm going to be providing the commissioners with a document by tomorrow," Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler told journalists on the sidelines of an industry conference on Monday.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- A federal judge in New York has ordered MF Global Inc to return more than $1 billion to harmed customers and pay an additional $100 million penalty as part of a civil settlement with U.S. derivatives regulators.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- SynQor Inc's $111 million court victory against various companies that manufacture power converter systems that it sued for patent infringement is now final after the U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would not review the case.
SHANGHAI, Nov 16- China may reduce the influence of the state on stock markets as part of its sweeping reform agenda, including by making it easier for companies to list their stocks and making management of state-owned enterprises more accountable to shareholders. To list in China requires the approval of the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15- California regulators said on Friday an enhanced monitoring regime for oil and gas production that is part of the state's new fracking regulations would shore up groundwater protection, a top concern in the growing state.
WASHINGTON, Nov 15- Prominent Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday threw their weight behind industry complaints that the nation's derivatives regulator is confusing markets as it rushes through a plethora of new rules.
WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President Barack Obama will push for an extension of emergency unemployment insurance benefits through the end of 2014, the White House said on Friday, saying the help is still warranted given stubbornly high unemployment.
Nov 15- Residential Capital LLC, a bankrupt mortgage lender, won a court ruling on Friday that it does not owe approximately $340 million in interest claimed by junior secured noteholders. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn also criticized the legal tactics of the noteholders, who are virtually alone in opposing that plan.
WASHINGTON, Nov 15- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is under pressure from some businesses to reduce the information they may soon have to collect and report to the IRS under the health law known as Obamacare, including the birth dates and Social Security numbers of employees' children.
As Wall Street seeks more complex ways to make a buck, the political-intelligence business has been seeing big benefits. Mother Jones reports.
Nov 15- American Airlines Group, the company that will be formed when AMR Corp's American and US Airways Group Inc complete their merger, will trade under the symbol "AAL" on the Nasdaq market, the companies said on Friday. American and US Airways this week reached an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department paving the way for the merger.
TOKYO/ WARSAW, Nov 15- China, the EU and campaign groups criticised Japan at U.N. climate talks on Friday after Tokyo slashed its target to cut greenhouse gas emissions, blaming its shuttered nuclear power industry in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.
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