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White did not elaborate on what the SEC has been finding, or what defines "emerging financial fraud." In addition, last July the SEC unveiled its new financial reporting and audit task force, which is headed by David Woodcock, an attorney and accountant who heads the SEC's Fort Worth, Texas, office.
*Structure of proposed deal for AstraZeneca sparks concerns. April 28- A wave of tax-driven overseas deal-making by U.S. companies gained momentum with drugmaker Pfizer Inc's announcement on Monday that it had made takeover bids for UK rival AstraZeneca Plc, fueling political concerns about tax "reflagging" strategies.
Ballard said it expected to begin supplying fuel cell stacks to service Plug Power Inc's order with Wal-Mart Stores Inc in the second half of this year. Plug Power said in February it would supply 1,738 hydrogen fuel cells, used to power forklifts and other material-handling equipment, to Wal-Mart.
NEW YORK, April 28- Three men found guilty of engaging in a scheme to line their own pockets while implementing a payroll system for New York City whose costs ballooned to $700 million were each sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday.
April 28- Actavis Plc said on Monday it has sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging its decision to award exclusive rights to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to sell a generic version of Pfizer Inc's blockbuster painkiller Celebrex. A similar lawsuit was announced Friday by Mylan Inc over generic drug marketing exclusivity for Celebrex.
TORRANCE, CA, April 28- Toyota Motor Corp's decision to move its North American sales headquarters from California to Texas was met by disbelief in Torrance, this Los Angeles exurb where the Japanese car manufacturer has run its U.S. operations since 1982..
NEW YORK/ DETROIT, April 28- Toyota Motor Corp. said it will move its U.S. sales headquarters from southern California to suburban Dallas, delivering the latest blow to California in a fight for jobs with arch-rival Texas, whose Governor Rick Perry has been actively poaching businesses from the Golden State.
DETROIT, April 28- The United Auto Workers has aligned with the IndustriALL Global Union in asking the U.S. State Department for help in pressing its claims that Nissan Motor Co Ltd is violating worker organizing rights in Mississippi.
MEXICO CITY, April 28- Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa, the world's biggest provider of Spanish-language content, said on Monday first-quarter profit fell 20 percent from a year earlier, a period that reflected a gain from offloading distribution rights.
BOGOTA, April 28- A Colombian rebel group stopped and set fire to 12 vehicles transporting contractors and equipment to repair a pipeline on behalf of state-owned oil company Ecopetrol, police officials said on Monday.
NEW YORK/ SAO PAULO, April 28- Grupo Oi SA took the biggest step yet toward combining with partner Portugal Telecom SGPS SA late on Monday by pricing Brazil's only share offering this year at the lowest price expected.
April 28- Actavis Plc on Monday said it has sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging its decision to award exclusive rights to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to sell a generic version of Pfizer Inc's blockbuster painkiller Celebrex.
April 28- Exxon Mobil Corp said a $19 billion project in Papua New Guinea had started production of liquefied natural gas ahead of schedule. Exxon is relying on projects like the one in Papua New Guinea to fuel much-needed production growth at the world's largest publicly traded oil company. Shares of Exxon ended at $101.17 on the New York Stock Exchange.
WASHINGTON, April 28- The U.S. swaps regulator plans to research whether U.S. banks' overseas trading activity is complying with its rules, a senior official said on Monday, as Wall Street adapts to new rules for the $690 trillion global market.
April 28- General Dynamics Corp, the maker of Gulfstream jets, tanks and naval ships, said its unit had received a contract worth $17.6 billion from the U.S. Navy for the construction of ten submarines.
April 28- El Paso Pipeline Partners LP said it would buy natural gas assets from Kinder Morgan Inc for about $2 billion, including $1.01 billion of debt. El Paso, a master limited partnership with a general partner owned by Kinder Morgan Inc, plans to fund the deal with with EPB units issued to Kinder Morgan Inc as well as proceeds from debt or equity issues.
*Pfizer works on next move in takeover bid for Astrazeneca. Leading the Nasdaq down was Amazon.com, which extended Friday's sharp drop a day after its earnings report. Shares of Pfizer gained 4.2 percent to $32.04 after the U.S. drugmaker was said to be working on its next move in a potential bid to take over Britain's AstraZeneca Plc.
WASHINGTON, April 28- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, under fire from consumer advocates for proposing Internet traffic rules they say will create "fast lanes" for some Web content, will testify at a House of Representatives hearing on May 20.
April 28- Weight-loss and nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd on Monday reported a 9 percent increase in global sales volumes for the first quarter and raised its outlook for the full year. Herbalife also said it was suspending its quarterly dividend in order to use the cash to repurchase additional shares.
April 28- Exxon Mobil Corp said its project in Papua New Guinea had started production of liquefied natural gas ahead of schedule. The first cargo from the project, which would also produce piped natural gas, is expected to be shipped to Asia markets before the middle of this year, the company said.