WASHINGTON, April 14- A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down parts of a regulation that forces public companies to disclose if their products contain "conflict minerals" from a war-torn part of Africa, saying it violates free speech rights.» Read More
DAKAR/ LONDON, April 9- A Guinea government report recommended that BSG Resources and its joint venture partner, Brazilian mining giant Vale, be stripped of two iron ore concessions, saying BSGR obtained the rights by corruption.
DAKAR/ LONDON, April 9- A Guinea government report recommended that BSG Resources be stripped of two iron ore concessions, saying the company and a joint venture it owns with Brazilian mining giant Vale obtained the rights by corruption.
April 8- German carmaker BMW is planning a second North American factory to cater to the rising demand for its vehicles, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
RAMALLAH, West Bank, April 8- The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday it plans to issue bonds to banks as part of a restructuring of its sizeable debts, in what will be the first sale of government bonds in the territory's 20- year history. Jihad Al Wazir, head of the Palestinian Monetary Authority, said around $200 million of debt would be converted to bonds.
Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday asked generic drug manufacturers to respond to a request from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd seeking to prevent a lower court ruling from taking effect while the high court considers an appeal in a patent fight over Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug, Copaxone.
Nigeria has outstripped South Africa as Africa's largest economy after it recalculated its GDP to add in sectors such as its Nollywood film industry.
PARIS, April 7- Cement makers Lafarge and Holcim said on Monday that two-thirds of the divestments needed for their merger to satisfy competition watchdogs would be in Europe and the rest outside of the continent.
It began flying in 1921, after carriers like Australia's Qantas and Colombia's Avianca. Mexico's Federal Judiciary Council said the decision meant an administrator will be appointed to start selling off the company's assets to repay the airline's obligations.
MILWAUKEE— Attorneys representing sexual abuse victims filed an objection Friday to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's bankruptcy reorganization plan. The reorganization plan filed by the archdiocese in February would set aside about $4 million to compensate nearly 130 people abused by priests who worked for the archdiocese.
It began flying in 1921, after carriers like Australia's Qantas and Colombia's Avianca. Mexico's Federal Judiciary Council said the decision meant an administrator will be appointed to start selling off the company's assets to repay creditors.
NEW YORK— J.C. Penney is hoping that some supermodel magic will win over shoppers in the lingerie department. The beleaguered department store chain is launching an exclusive lingerie collection in the U.S. with a partnership with Elle Macpherson, who along with Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford and others defined a new generation of supermodels in the 1980 s.
FORT WORTH, Texas— US Airways is joining the venture that lets American Airlines and British Airways work together on setting prices and schedules between the U.S. and Europe. American Airlines Group Inc. said Thursday that US Airways will add 28 trans-Atlantic routes to the joint venture, including nonstop flights from the U.S. to 18 new European destinations.
HELSINKI, April 1- Finnish retailer Stockmann is freezing plans to open more department stores in Russian cities due to the uncertainty caused by the Crimean crisis, the company's chief executive said on Tuesday. Expansion in Russia had been one of the firm's strengths over the past decade.
March 31- Hewlett-Packard Co agreed to pay $57 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the personal computer maker's former management of defrauding shareholders by abandoning a business model it had long touted.
NEW YORK, March 31- JPMorgan Chase& Co must face a lawsuit from shareholders accusing it of securities fraud by misleading them about its ability to manage risk, which surfaced when it lost $6.2 billion in the "London Whale" scandal.
*Bank of China to be Deutsche Boerse clearing partner-sources. FRANKFURT, March 28- Deutsche Boerse and Bank of China are set to sign a strategic partnership agreement that would make it easier for Chinese and European investors to gain access to each other's capital markets, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday.
*Cargill gains access to sugar in top producer Brazil. *Venture may limit options for smaller Brazil mills. Cargill will gain access to sugar in Brazil, the world's top producer, without the financial burden of buying and operating assets, while Copersucar will expand its global footprint and secure Cargill's market know-how, analysts said.
*Venture may limit options for smaller Brazil mills. LONDON, March 27- U.S.-based agribusiness and global commodities trader Cargill said it was forming a joint sugar trading business with Brazil's Copersucar, which is likely to be the world's largest.
SAO PAULO, March 27- Brazilian sugar trader Copersucar and U.S. commodities company Cargill said on Thursday they would merge their sugar trading operations in a 50-50 joint venture to create a global juggernaut. Following are some facts about Copersucar:. *The 47 mills crush 120 million tonnes of cane a year, or a fifth of Brazil's main center-south cane crop.
*Hyundai says to sign deal on Chongqing plant on Thursday. "Considering China's future demand growth outlook, we need to build a new plant to maintain our stable market share of 10 percent in China," Hyundai said in a statement on Wednesday.