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  • The Securities and Exchange Commission said the NYSE, two of its exchanges and one affiliated brokerage "repeatedly engaged in business practices that either violated exchange rules or required a rule when the exchanges had none in effect." The NYSE agreed to settle the matter and pay a $4.5 million penalty without admitting or denying the charges.

  • Poaching wars in Silicon Valley     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, discusses the $9 billion class-action suit filed over poaching pacts made by tech giants. We should be operating in as free a market as possible, says Hesseldahl.

  • BOSTON, March 25- Weight loss and nutrition company Herbalife launched a website on Tuesday that details its business practices and counters claims made by billionaire investor William Ackman that it is running an illegal pyramid scheme.

  • 10 tips for delivering bad news Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    From layoffs to budget cuts, bad news is a nearly daily occurrence but delivering it is one of the hardest things for leaders. Here are 10 tips.

  • Four tips for managing catastrophic risk Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    Companies can't just react to catastrophes like extreme weather or the financial crisis—they need to be proactive. Here are four tips.

  • BOSTON, Jan 23- Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey is asking for more information about the business practices of Herbalife Ltd, his office said on Thursday, making him the most prominent lawmaker to call for an investigation into claims the nutrition company is running a pyramid scheme.

  • BOSTON, Jan 23- Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey is asking for more information about the business practices of Herbalife Ltd, becoming the most prominent lawmaker to call for action after an activist hedge fund manager accused it of running a pyramid scheme.

  • Jan 21- Skincare products maker Nu Skin Enterprises Inc said it would suspend promotional meetings in China where it recruits new distributors, days after Chinese regulators launched investigations into its business practices. Shares of Herbalife Ltd, which has a business model similar to Nu Skin, fell 10 percent the same day.

  • Jan 21- Skincare products maker Nu Skin Enterprises Inc said it would suspend promotional meetings where it recruits new distributors in China, days after Chinese regulators launched probes into its business practices.

  • BEIJING, Jan 16- China's regulators launched probes into skincare products maker Nu Skin Enterprises Inc after local media questioned the U.S. company's business practices, dragging down shares of several retailers that use similar distribution models.

  • Let's have dinner—but don't bring your wife, please Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Gah! For all the gender equality progress we’ve made, it turns out that a woman having a business dinner with a man still raises a few eyebrows.

  • Banks consider booting traders from chat rooms Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 2:32 PM ET

    Amid Libor probes big banks are considering banning traders from online chat rooms seen by regulators as venues for collusion and market manipulation.

  • The U.N. & business oversight     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    Georg Kell, United Nations Global Compact, talks about the role of business in society, as well as the role it has to play in supporting peace around the globe.

  • Review chronicles Bloomberg missteps on data use     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the news organization has released an in-depth report on its practices of reporting on clients using its expensive terminals on Wall Street.

  • Behind China's shadow banking system     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at China's off-the-balance-sheet loans, which are at the heart of the country's $6 trillion shadow banking industry.

  • DOJ probes JPM's energy business     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    I do not see JPMorgan charged criminally, that's "completely off the table," says Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers, discussing the Justice Department's investigation into JPMorgan's energy business.

  • Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers partner, discusses reports the U.S. government is looking into whether JPMorgan hired the children of Chinese officials to help boost its business in China.

  • China detained and questioned an executive of GlaxoSmithKline, amid an ongoing bribery investigation, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • 7-Eleven Franchisees Charged     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    Federal agents raided 14 "7-Eleven" stores on Long Island as part of an investigation into "human smuggling." CNBC's Andrea Day, offers insight and the "Street Signs" crew reacts.

  • 9 Arrested in 7-Eleven Crime     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    7-Eleven franchisees are charged with identity theft and money laundering, reports CNBC's Andrea Day. The 7-Eleven owners created a "modern-day plantation system" according to the U.S. Attorney.