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  • 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, 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • SINGAPORE, July 7- China's HNA Group and a firm backed by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka- shing are among suitors advancing to a second round of bidding for CIT Group's aircraft leasing assets valued at between $3 billion and $4 billion, people familiar with the situation said. Li's Accipiter Holdings, is a Dublin- based unit of his flagship company CK Hutchison Holdings and...

  • *London is second-biggest offshore yuan payments hub after HK. *Luxembourg, Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin may gain in yuan race. "We expect London to keep its status as the world's largest foreign exchange center though some of the city's other financial services may have the risk to be moved to other countries following Brexit," said Andrew Fung, head of global banking...

  • *London is second-biggest offshore yuan payments hub after HK. *Luxembourg, Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin may gain in yuan race. "We expect London to keep its status as the world's largest foreign exchange centre though some of the city's other financial services may have the risk to be moved to other countries following Brexit," said Andrew Fung, head of global banking...

  • *EBA and EMA agencies seen leaving London post Brexit. *Milan mayor visits London as EU cities promote themselves. MILAN/ LONDON, July 5- Milan's new mayor Giuseppe Sala will fly into London on Wednesday, stepping up a battle between European cities competing to wrest two prestigious European Union agencies from London in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the...

  • LONDON/ DUBLIN, July 4- Britain has announced plans to cut corporation tax to less than 15 percent in an attempt to cushion the shock of the country's decision to leave the European Union, raising the prospect of competitive tax cuts across the bloc. Confidence in Britain's economy has been hit by the vote to leave the EU and a lower tax rate could help prevent an...

  • *Ireland, Netherlands say they watching closely. *Former WTO boss Lamy: opening salvo in UK- EU talks. LONDON/ DUBLIN, July 4- Britain has announced plans to cut corporation tax to less than 15 percent in an attempt to cushion the shock of the country's decision to leave the European Union, raising the prospect of competitive tax cuts across the bloc.

  • *But UK government in disarray, some European ties weak. LONDON, July 1- A week after Britons voted themselves out of the European Union, many London- based bankers and their employers face two options if they are to secure their futures: lobby or leave. But beyond the soothing words the wider industry is hastily organising a lobbying effort in the hope London can keep...

  • PARIS, July 2- France is working on ways to make Paris a more attractive financial centre to rival the City of London after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Saturday. "We know that groups based in the City are planning to leave for Dublin, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. Banks and other financial firms which together...

  • *But UK government in disarray, some European ties weak. LONDON, July 1- A week after Britons voted themselves out of the European Union, many London- based bankers and their employers face two options if they are to secure their futures: lobby or leave. But beyond the soothing words the wider industry is hastily organizing a lobbying effort in the hope London can keep...

  • NEW YORK/ ORLANDO, Fla., June 30- In sunny central Florida, some 4,400 miles across the Atlantic from London, real estate broker Paul Torola is already sensing a chill from Britain's decision last week to leave the European Union. In the days since the June 23 "Brexit" vote that has rattled global financial markets and sent the British pound to 31- year lows, Torola has...