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  • An employee checks labels of "Naranja Agria" on the bottling line at the Badia Spices factory in Doral, Florida.

    The index hit 54.5 in March, higher than the 54 expected by Wall Street.

  • *Leaders of Britain, Argentina, Pakistan mentioned. LONDON/ PANAMA CITY, April 4- Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting up offshore companies. The "Panama Papers" revealed financial...

  • "The U.S. Department of Justice takes very seriously all credible allegations of high level, foreign corruption that might have a link to the United States or the U.S. financial system," said Peter Carr, spokesman for the Justice Department's criminal division. The "Panama Papers" revealed financial arrangements of tens of thousands of rich and powerful people,...

  • *Russia says allegations part of anti-Putin campaign. LONDON/ PANAMA CITY, April 4- Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting up offshore companies. The "Panama Papers" revealed financial...

  • *Russia says allegations are anti-Putin campaign. LONDON/ PANAMA CITY, April 4- Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting up offshore companies. The " Panama papers" revealed financial...

  • SYDNEY/ PANAMA CITY, April 4- Tax authorities in Australia and New Zealand are probing local clients of a Panama- based law firm at the center of a massive data leak for possible tax evasion. The leak involves more than 11.5 million documents from the files of law firm Mossack Fonseca, based in the tax haven of Panama, revealing details of hundreds of thousands of...

  • "China is still fundamentally looking at this as though it is an IP taker rather than an IP creator," said Lester Ross, a partner at law firm Wilmer Hale's Beijing office. China's antitrust policies are worrying its trading partners, including the United States, which issued a joint statement with China during President Xi Jinping's state visit to Washington last...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- A federal judge dismissed an unusual lawsuit in which CVR Energy Inc accused the powerful Manhattan law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen& Katz of malpractice tied to the company's 2012 hostile takeover by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan said he was bound by a February 2015 ruling by a New York state...

  • Wall Street

    A class action lawsuit accuses banks of conspiring to limit competition in the $320 trillion market for interest rate swaps.

  • Square Reader

    Square, which helps businesses manage credit-card and gift card payments, filed for initial public offering with the SEC.

  • A consumer rights law firm said it filed a lawsuit against Google alleging the company "illegally monopolized" the Internet and mobile search market.

  • Stockton Police officers talk with a parolee in Stockton, California.

    A drive by some cities to cut costly police retirement benefits has led to an extraordinary face-off between local politicians and the law enforcement officers.

  • A unit of British bank HSBC was hit with a record $2.46 billion final judgment in a U.S. securities class action lawsuit on Thursday.

  • The IRS building in Washington, D.C.

    The IRS said that it has stopped initiating new asset seizures from tax delinquents during the government shutdown.

  • Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.

  • Google street view can on the Google Campus

    Google and its auditor Ernst & Young will be called again to a British parliament committee to testify on tax and inconsistencies in the way Google portrays its activities in Britain.

  • In a blow to one of the world's largest accounting firms, KPMG said it resigned as auditor of two U.S. corporations amid an FBI investigation into insider trading allegations.

  • KPMG said late on Monday it had fired a senior partner in the accounting firm's Los Angeles office for allegedly providing inside information to an unnamed third party.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    A group of shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland has launched a multi-million pound lawsuit against the state-owned bank for misleading investors at the height of the credit crisis in 2008.

  • A sign is displayed outside Citigroup Center in New York.

    A Manhattan federal judge on Monday signaled he will not rubber-stamp Citigroup's proposed $590 million settlement of a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of hiding tens of billions of dollars of toxic mortgage assets.