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  • New York, June 13- The big retirement benefit consultants are facing increasing competition as financial advisers move in on their turf, according to Chip Castille, the head of BlackRock's U.S. retirement group.

  • Fox extends Carey's contract for two years Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    June 9- Chase Carey, the president and chief operating officer of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, signed a contract to stay with the media company for up to two years, according to a regulatory filing on Monday. Fox extended Carey's contract through June 2016, the filing said.

  • *Advisers Strategy&, Lazard operating in Egypt for months. The driving force behind the consulting project is the United Arab Emirates, which along with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait has showered Egypt with billions of dollars in aid since Sisi removed the Muslim Brotherhood from power last year, sources familiar with the exercise and businessmen told Reuters.

  • Business aviation picks up, but jet surplus persists Sunday, 25 May 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    With so many jets not being flown, businesses are finding it more difficult to justify new purchases, said Rolland Vincent, president of Rolland Vincent Associates, a jet consulting firm that works with Utica, New York- based JetNet.

  • NEW YORK, May 14- AT&T Inc is working with investment bank Lazard Ltd as it negotiates a potential takeover of DirecTV, the country's top satellite TV operator, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • AT&T turns to Lazard for advice on DirecTV deal -sources Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK, May 14- AT&T Inc is working with investment bank Lazard Ltd as it negotiates a potential takeover of DirecTV, the country's top satellite TV operator, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • May 14- Good Technology Corp, a provider of software security solutions, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

  • Software security provider Good Technology files for IPO Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    May 14- Good Technology Corp, a provider of software security solutions, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

  • LONDON, May 13- The former boss of state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland's U.S. arm Citizens was paid $7.5 million last year, including $500,000 in consultancy fees for three months after she left. Ellen Alemany was in charge of RBS Citizens for five years until she was replaced by Bruce van Saun at the start of October.

  • SAO PAULO, May 9- Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

  • European shares rise early; Adecco rallies Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 3:08 AM ET

    PARIS, May 8- European shares rose in early trade on Thursday following dovish comments from U.S. Shares in Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing company and a barometer of Europe's economic health, rose 2.9 percent after saying higher demand for its services in Germany and the UK helped revenues increase in the first three months of the year.

  • "The Fed may get more raucous about what to do next as tapering draws to a close," Alan Blinder, a banking industry consultant and economics professor at Princeton University said in a speech to the Investment Management Consultants Association in Boston.

  • Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of the New York state's Department of Financial Services, said, "I think... you will see results this summer" from a continuing investigation of consultants hired at the behest of regulators.

  • Smaller discounts, higher costs hit Vistaprint results Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    April 29- Online printing services provider Vistaprint NV reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue due to lower customer additions as it shifts from offering deep discounts. Net income more than halved to $1.4 million, or 4 cents per share, in the third quarter ended March 31 from $5.9 million, or 17 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • April 23- Manpower Group Inc's quarterly profit almost tripled, helped partly by improved hiring in Europe and lower selling and administrative costs. The world's third-largest staffing company said its net income rose to $70.1 million, or 86 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $23.9 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • April 22- The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy case tapped a top restructuring official at Phoenix Management Services on Tuesday to help the court determine if the city's plan to adjust its $18 billion of debt is feasible.

  • April 17- With the Chicago weather finally getting a little nicer, Chris Anderssen wanted to grill some burgers outside for a group of family and friends. Retail beef and pork prices reached all-time highs last month, according to Bill Hahn, agricultural economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service.

  • *Announces 10 pct wage hike for India staff, higher than rival Infosys. MUMBAI, April 16- Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, India's largest IT services exporter, expects a further rise in revenue growth in the new financial year, it said on Wednesday, after reporting a better than expected 51.5 percent increase in the last three months.

  • April 10- AlixPartners, a leading business turnaround advisory firm, sued two former managing directors on claims they breached employment contracts and stole trade secrets after they jumped to consulting firm McKinsey& Co..

  • AlixPartners sues consultants who jumped to McKinsey Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    April 10- AlixPartners, a leading business turnaround advisory firm, sued two former managing directors for breaching employment contracts and stealing trade secrets after they jumped to consulting firm McKinsey& Co..