WASHINGTON, March 17- A top U.S. audit regulator is sounding the alarm over what she fears may be a false stamp of approval that some accounting firms are using as they market themselves to potential clients.» Read More
Investors who fled in fear over potentially massive tax increases associated with the "fiscal cliff" have barely broken a sweat over corresponding spending cuts.
Anheuser-Bush InBev changed terms of its proposed $20.1 billion acquisition of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo in an attempt to get the deal past regulators.
A federal judge has dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing Visa, MasterCard, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo of conspiring to fix automated teller machine fees.
An attempt by the IRS to get new regulations to stop fraud among tax preparers has hit a roadblock. The issue raises the age-old question of credibility for those who prepare our taxes.
Hewlett-Packard is imposing new limits on the employment of students and temporary agency workers at factories across China. The New York Times reports.
Eighteen people have been charged in what may be one of the nation's largest credit card fraud rings, a sprawling international scam that duped credit rating agencies and used thousands of fake identities to steal at least $200 million, federal authorities said.
SAC Capital, still fighting distractions on multiple fronts, churned out a modestly positive January with returns of about 2.5 percent, say two people familiar with the matter.
The modern income tax system has been called a lot of things, and now it also can be called a centenarian. The current tax system was formalized 100 years ago this month, when the 16th Amendment was ratified. Here's a celebration of quotes about the taxman.
Tomorrow the SEC will hold a hearing on whether they should let some stocks trade in increments of other than a penny.
Regulators in charge of monitoring the bankrupt futures brokerage Peregrine Financial Group missed warning signs as far back as 1994, according to an independent report released on the same day Peregrine's founder was sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Spain's ruling People's Party denied on Thursday that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other leaders received payments from a slush fund after a newspaper published what it said were secret party accounts.
Chesapeake Energy, battling a governance crisis and financial strain, said that CEO Aubrey McClendon is leaving the company.
Iceland unexpectedly won its legal battle to avoid being forced to pay back the British and Dutch governments for not honouring deposit guarantees for savers in Icesave.
For a man who has emerged as the Justice Department's great white whale in its insider trading investigation, Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire owner of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, does not appear concerned.
U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.
President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.
A top U.S. lawmaker is close to releasing a draft on ways to revamp corporate taxes levied on complex financial products, a committee aide said on Wednesday.
Flu season is drawing attention to mandatory paid sick leave for the 40 percent of American private-sector workers — more than 40 million people — who don't have it.
Toyota Motor has settled a wrongful death lawsuit that was to go to court next month and serve as a test case for hundreds of others involving sudden acceleration.
With children sitting nearby, President Obama proposed a new ban on assault weapons and universal background checks for gun buyers on Wednesday in a sweeping package to curb firearm violence after the killing of 20 first-graders and six adults in a Connecticut school last month.
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