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The head of French media group Lagardere survived a challenge to his seat on a new board at Airbus parent EADS on Monday despite calls from minority shareholders that he should step down.
Conagra Foods on Wednesday said it is not the target of a federal investigation into possible fraud and corruption in supplying the U.S. military in Iraq, denying information in a newspaper report.
Bank of Cyprus denied on Tuesday civil money laundering charges filed against it by US prosecutors, saying the case was legally and factually without merit.
Citigroup CEO Charles Prince will get more time to help turn around the company's fortunes, according to CNBC On Air Editor Charles Gasparino.
Orthopedic device makers Zimmer Holdings, Stryker, Medtronic and Biomet have been notified that U.S. securities regulators intend to investigate possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing an case that some say may alter the landscape of investing. The outcome potentially could strengthen shareholder confidence -- or stifle investment markets.
Steven G. Schulman was charged in Los Angeles as part of a seven-year investigation into allegations that kickbacks were paid to people who agreed to be plaintiffs in class-action suits.
On Oct. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that some say may open the flood gates to a tidal wave of investor lawsuits. Legal experts joined CNBC to debate both sides of the issue.
US Treasury debt prices were steady early Tuesday as investors looked ahead to the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meeting last month when the central bank cut benchmark interest rates.
The head of European aerospace group EADS said in remarks published on Tuesday he would propose scrapping the company's management stock option system amid an ongoing insider trading investigation.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is preparing to warn physicians about hazards with drugs that use ultrasound imaging machines to enhance the diagnosis of heart problems, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Sunday.
Yahoo, is working with auction leader eBay and its PayPal payments unit to block fake e-mails to users purporting to be from eBay and PayPal, hoping to spur on an industry that has been slow to fight the scourge of so-called phishing attacks.
Bain Capital Partners said it will submit for a national security review its proposed $2.2 billion buyout of networking equipment maker 3Com Corp.
This week it's 25 years since the first of seven people in Chicagoland died after taking Tylenol laced with cyanide. The scare led to new industry-standard, tamper-resistant over-the-counter drug packaging and became an enduring textbook case for corporate crisis management.
Texas oilman Oscar Wyatt pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, one of five counts against him for his role in the U.N. oil-for-food scandal.
General Electric said that, for the first time, it would earn more this year from its operations outside the United States than from in the U.S., mainly because of strong revenue growth in emerging markets.
The social networking Web site Facebook has been warned that it could face a consumer fraud charge in the state of New York.
A New York Jets season-ticket holder filed a class-action lawsuit Friday against the New England Patriots and coach Bill Belichick for "deceiving customers."
Four medical device implant makers will pay about $311 million and agree to federal monitoring and other reforms to settle a government probe into improper consulting contracts with surgeons, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
A union filed a shareholder lawsuit against Moody's on Wednesday claiming the rating agency did not tell investors it "assigned excessively high ratings" to bonds backed by subprime mortgages.