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  • Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    BOSTON— An energy company is seeking federal approvals for a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition. Houston- based Kinder Morgan Inc. filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday.

  • Indiana rail upgrade decision expected this fall Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ind.— Officials expect a decision soon from federal regulators regarding plans for upgrading more than 100 miles of railroad tracks through southern Indiana. The proposal from Louisville& Indiana Railroad and CSX Transportation would allow the line between Indianapolis and Louisville, Kentucky, to handle larger and faster freight trains.

  • Sears takes $400M loan from Lampert's hedge fund Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Sears is taking out a $400 million secured short-term loan from a hedge fund run by CEO Edward Lampert. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois, company, which runs Sears and Kmart stores, said in a regulatory filing that the loan is from entities affiliated with Lampert's ESL Investments Inc..

  • France's Orange offers $4.4B for Spain's Jazztel Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:52 AM ET

    MADRID— France's Orange has offered 3.4 billion euros to buy the operations of Spanish telecommunications company Jazztel. Jazztel PLC says in a statement to Spanish securities regulators that Orange SA offered 13 euros in cash for each Jazztel share.

  • BEIJING, Sept 16- China's price regulator has summoned executives from Toyota Motor Corp over pricing policies and practices for spare and replacement parts at its luxury Lexus division, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

  • Sept 15- Isola Group Ltd, a maker of laminate materials, filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to withdraw its up to $100 million initial public offering of common shares. Chandler, Arizona- based Isola had applied in October 2011 to list its common stock on the Nasdaq under symbol "ISLA".

  • Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger. The Chinese e-commerce company said it still plans to sell 368.1 million shares, but at $66 to $68 apiece, according to a regulatory filing, instead of its previously set range of $60 to $66 apiece.

  • BEIJING, Sept 16- A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings.

  • According to the SEC, AgFeed's Chinese management kept two sets of books- a real one and a fake one to present to investors. The case has garnered some attention because the SEC also charged the company's former U.S.-based independent audit committee chairman, a rare move by the agency.

  • Sept 15- Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India's drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, paving the way for its launch in the country early next year.

  • The FCC, which regulates U.S. cable and other companies that provide broadband services, has several times adopted rules to ensure that ISPs abide by the net neutrality principle. In 2010, the FCC passed an order that prohibited ISPs from blocking traffic.

  • Conn. Supreme Court backs wind energy regulation Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    The court ruled 6-0 that a trial court was correct to dismiss appeals by opponents of the project by BNE Energy Inc. to build three wind turbines in Colebrook in northwestern Connecticut.

  • Bankrate facing SEC investigation; CFO resigns Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Bankrate said Monday that the Securities and Exchange Commission is performing a formal investigation related to its financial results from 2012. The online publisher of financial data also announced that its chief financial officer has resigned.

  • LJUBLJANA, Sept 15- Slovenia must privatize 15 firms earmarked for sale last year, including telecoms operator Telekom Slovenia, and use the funds to rein in rising public debt, incoming finance minister Dusan Mramor said on Monday.

  • LJUBLJANA, Sept 15- Slovenia must privatise 15 firms earmarked for sale last year, including telecoms operator Telekom Slovenia, and use the funds to rein in rising public debt, finance minister Dusan Mramor said on Monday.

  • Sept 15- Bankrate Inc, which runs financial information websites, said U.S. regulators were investigating its financial reporting during 2012 and that its chief financial officer of eight years had resigned.

  • *Acceptance for filing with priority review of supplemental new drug application for Vyvanse capsules for adults with binge eating disorder. *FDA is expected to provide a decision in February 2015, based on anticipated prescription drug user fee act action date. *Vyvanse should only be used to treat ADHD.

  • Bankrate reveals SEC probe, says CFO resigns Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Sept 15- Bankrate Inc, which runs financial information websites, said U.S. regulators were investigating its financial reporting during 2012 and that Chief Financial Officer Edward DiMaria had resigned.

  • Sept 15- Hanson Building Products Ltd, owned by HeidelbergCement AG, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of ordinary shares. BofA Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank Securities were underwriting the IPO, Hanson told the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus on Monday.

  • Sept 15- Hanson Building Products Ltd, owned by HeidelbergCement AG, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of ordinary shares. BofA Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank Securities were underwriting the IPO, Hanson told the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus on Monday.