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  • FRIDAY, JULY 29 CAMBRIDGE- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in a policy dialogue on "What's Left in the Fed's Tool Kit?" before the 2016 Pacific Pension and Investment Institute Summer Roundtable- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank to announce results of the 2016 bank stress tests.

  • Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk they could lose "passporting" rights that enable them to sell their products throughout Europe. "We're looking at getting the licences for our EU reinsurance company in Dublin and have an EU insurance company, which will give us some protection for...

  • Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk they could lose "passporting" rights that enable them to sell their products throughout Europe. "We're looking at getting the licenses for our EU reinsurance company in Dublin and have an EU insurance company, which will give us some protection for...

  • July 22- Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley Plc said it is working to get European insurance licences for its Irish reinsurance business to allow it to continue to operate throughout the European Union even if Lloyd's loses access to the bloc. Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk that...

  • *Ireland failing to build half homes needed to meet demand. DUBLIN, July 19- Ireland will aim to at least double its housing output by 2019, the government said on Tuesday, announcing a raft of measures to tackle a chronic shortage that is raising living costs and homelessness. Ireland was left with a surplus of houses after a 2008 property crash that cut values in...

  • DUBLIN, July 19- The United States can join a landmark case on the legality of cross-border data transfers, an Irish court ruled on Tuesday in a move that gives U.S. authorities a platform to defend their surveillance laws before the European Union's top court. The U.S. authorities had asked the Irish High Court to be a party to the case taken by Austrian privacy...

  • But in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, BLP has frozen pay and bonuses until November. In an email to staff, its managing partner Lisa Mayhew said the reason was "political and financial uncertainty in the UK following the recent vote to leave the EU". Bank bosses have warned that Brexit represents a threat to London's role as a global financial...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. The 3-0 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan is a defeat for the U.S. Department of Justice and a victory for privacy advocates and for...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. The 3-0 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan is a defeat for the U.S. Department of Justice, and a victory for privacy advocates and for...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft Corp and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. The 3-0 decision by a panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York was a victory for privacy advocates, as well as for technology companies hoping to offer cloud...

  • NEW YORK— In a ruling the government suggested could hamper national security investigations, a federal appeals court Thursday said prosecutors cannot force Microsoft and other U.S. companies to turn over customer emails and other data stored on servers overseas. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously overturned a lower...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft Corp and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States, handing a victory to privacy advocates. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York reversed a 2014 lower court order directing Microsoft to comply with a warrant to turn over...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, United States- Kansas City Fed President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before a luncheon for business and community leaders hosted by the Kansas City Fed- 1715 GMT. ST. LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard meets press at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, North American main meeting- 2220...

  • Within moments of Theresa May's confirmation as the next prime minister of Britain, London tabloids and wags were comparing her to Britain's "iron lady" of the 1980 s, Margaret Thatcher. But those taking a closer look see more in common with Europe's most powerful woman today: Germany's "iron chancellor," Angela Merkel. May demonstrated her own grasp of patient...

  • DUBLIN— Ireland has dramatically upgraded its 2015 economic growth to a record 26.3 percent, but economists are discounting the figure as misleading. They noted that it factors in the surging value of aircraft registered in Ireland, a growing hub for global aviation leasing companies. Irish economic figures have been on a roller-coaster ride since the 2008...

  • The Dublin- based drugmaker has been a big stock market winner following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, benefiting from the strength of the dollar against sterling and investor demand for defensive sectors like pharmaceuticals. Shire's share price, already up 20 percent since the UK referendum vote on June 23, gained another 3 percent on...

  • The Dublin- based drugmaker has been a big stock market winner following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, benefiting from the strength of the dollar against sterling and investor demand for defensive sectors like pharmaceuticals. Shire shares-- already up a fifth since the UK referendum on June 23-- gained another 4 percent on Tuesday on news the...

  • Johnson Controls is the third company to publicly settle with the Justice Department under that agency's pilot program to encourage companies to report bribery violations, in return for reduced penalties. According to the SEC, from 2007 to 2013 roughly 19 workers at Johnson Controls' Chinese marine subsidiary used sham vendors to make roughly $4.9 million...

  • According to the SEC, from 2007 to 2013 roughly 19 workers at Johnson Controls' Chinese marine subsidiary used sham vendors to make roughly $4.9 million of improper payments. The SEC said Johnson Controls improperly recorded the payments on its books and lacked sufficient controls to detect the payments. Without admitting wrongdoing, Johnson Controls...

  • Some of those anticipated returns look set to evaporate after Britain voted to leave the European Union on June 23, sending the value of sterling plunging as much as 13 percent and putting UK- dependent Irish exporters like the Nolans into an exchange rate-induced bind. Ireland, with the fastest-growing economy in Europe, is considered more vulnerable than...