DUBAI, Oct 1- The International Cotton Association said it is introducing mediation services to help resolve disputes over reneged contracts that have blocked hundreds of blacklisted firms from doing business.» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 29- The industry group that regulates securities brokerages has decided it cannot force firms to carry insurance for payment of awards granted by arbitration panels or courts to customers who have lost money, a spokeswoman said on Monday.
*World's biggest tugboat operator eyes growth in Africa. COPENHAGEN, Sept 29- Denmark's Svitzer, the world's biggest tugboat operator, plans to expand in Africa and focus on long-term contracts with oil companies to offset tough trading in its main Australian and European markets, its chief executive told Reuters.
NEW YORK, Sept 25- MannKind Corp shares were among the most actively traded in premarket on Thursday, after the company said it had closed a licensing agreement with Sanofi for the development and commercialization of its inhaled insulin product. MannKind said it will receive a $150 million upfront payment within 10 days of the closing.
HARRISBURG, Pa.— The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to choose a private-sector team to replace at least 558 ailing state bridges and maintain them for 25 years as part of an innovative public-private partnership, an official said Monday.
Nike has suspended its contract with NFL running back Adrian Peterson. Rick Horrow, Horrow Sports Ventures, discusses the challenges facing the league.
CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight to Nike's statement over why it suspended its contract with NFL running back Adrian Peterson.
CAPE CANAVERAL/ WASHINGTON, Sept 16- NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, officials said on Tuesday.
*Gilead plans to sell Sovaldi in India for $300 per month. NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Sept 15- U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc has agreed to license its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi to seven India- based drugmakers to sell cheaper versions of the $1,000- a-pill medicine in 91 developing nations including India.
Rob Katz, Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO, discusses ski lift prices, and opportunities for skiers to save money.
Vail Resorts bought Park City Mountain ski resort for $182 million. CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to Rob Katz, Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO, about the benefit to the community there.
Sept 11- Alcoa Inc has signed a long-term contract to supply planemaker Boeing Co with aluminum sheet and plate that is worth more than $1 billion, the metals company said on Thursday. The new contract is the largest ever between the two companies, said Alcoa, a longtime Boeing supplier.
Sept 11- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has narrowed its search for a new head of its arbitration unit to two of its own long-time officials, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Sept 11- Alcoa Inc has signed a long-term contract to supply planemaker Boeing Co with aluminum sheet and plate that is worth more than $1 billion, the metals company said on Thursday. The new contract is the largest ever signed between the two companies, said Alcoa, a longtime Boeing supplier.
LONDON, Sept 9- The British subsidiary of French train and turbine maker Alstom paid around $8.5 million in bribes over a six-year period to win transport contracts in India, Poland and Tunisia, Britain's leading fraud prosecutor alleged on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3- Four technology companies, including Apple and Google, have resumed mediation talks with tech workers in a high-profile lawsuit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley, according to a court filing. Plaintiffs accused Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's employees.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Talisker and PCMR are refusing access to each other's half of the mountain in Park City, which could threaten the ski season there.
CNBC's Jane Wells looks at how a dispute over a lapsed lease has jeopardized ski season at one of Park City's most popular resorts.
-Charles Schwab Corp. has lost a $15 million arbitration case against Morgan Stanley, which it accused of improperly recruiting brokers from a Schwab San Francisco branch who left with confidential information. Schwab accused Morgan Stanley of maliciously organizing an "actionable raid" of the branch.
The LA Times is reporting the Los Angeles schools superintendent John Deasy has been suspended for future use of a contract with Apple that was going to provide iPads for students there. CNBC's Josh Lipton has the details.
*Novartis move adds to Big Pharma retreat from antibiotics R&D. ZURICH, Aug 20- Novartis has signed a licensing deal to hand over its experimental tuberculosis drugs to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, joining a growing Big Pharma retreat from antibiotics.