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  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • June 23- Accenture Plc posted a better-than-expected 8.6 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, driven by demand for consulting services, particularly from customers in North America. Analysts on average had expected a profit of $1.41 per share and revenue of $8.34 billion. The net income attributable to Accenture rose to $897.2 million, or $1.41 per share, in...

  • BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP, PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS TO ADVISE ON RESTRUCTURING- DOS SANTOS.

  • NEW YORK, May 31- Michael Pearson, the former chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, will receive a $9 million severance payment and agreed to a consulting agreement worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a document filed with regulators. He can earn $83,333 a month this year as a consultant and next year, the company...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- Michael Pearson, the former chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, has signed a consulting agreement with the drugmaker that will run through 2017 and pay him hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the separation agreement filed with regulators. Pearson, who left Valeant on May 2 after a year in which it had...

  • NEW YORK, May 13- iHeartMedia Inc has brought in Millstein& Co, an additional restructuring advisory firm, to help it evaluate options for its debt, including buying some of it back, according to people familiar with the matter. Millstein& Co was founded in 2012 by Jim Millstein, who was the chief restructuring officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2009 to...

  • David Acheson, a former official at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was brought on as an adviser, Chipotle told Reuters. The company also confirmed it is working with David Theno, a food safety consultant and former Jack in the Box executive who is credited with fixing food safety at the fast-food chain following a...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Lackluster U.S. corporate results spurred investors to pull $11.2 billion from U.S.-based stock funds in the past week, the largest seven-day outflow since January, Lipper said on Thursday. "Look at the bad earnings that came out on Microsoft, Apple, Intel," said Tom Roseen, head of research services for Lipper, a unit of Thomson Reuters Corp.

  • CARACAS, May 3- Venezuela's oil output may fall to average some 2.35 million barrels-per-day this year, as the South American OPEC country's cash crunch and shortages weigh on production, according to energy consulting firm IPD Latin America. That estimate is a whisker above the 2.53 million bpd Venezuela produced in the first quarter, according to OPEC...

  • CARACAS, May 3- Venezuela's oil output may fall to average some 2.35 million barrels-per-day this year, as the South American OPEC country's cash crunch and shortages weigh on production, according to energy consulting firm IPD Latin America. That estimate is a whisker above the 2.53 million bpd Venezuela produced in the first quarter, according to OPEC...

  • Online banking is disrupting the traditional retail model of bank branches

    Europe's business leaders may recognise the need to evolve to take on the disruptors, but they're not moving quickly enough, experts warn.

  • SoulCycle's IPO ahead after fast expansion

    Discussing SoulCycle's upcoming IPO, and just how much value this company has, with Kathleen Smith, Renaissance Capital co-founder

  • CHICAGO, April 6- A friend called recently looking for advice about her 401. Should she roll over her $250,000 nest egg and withdraw some of the funds to help her through the career transition? His proposal would cost her at least $74,000 in fees over the next 20 years, compared with $23,000 in the 401- based on a simple back-of-the-envelope calculation assuming no...

  • TORONTO, March 31- The financial health of Canadian pension funds declined in the first quarter of 2016, affected by volatile currency markets, weakness in equity markets and lower bond yields, consultancy Aon said on Thursday. Canada's largest public pension funds have continued to perform strongly, benefiting from their strategy of investing in assets...

  • ISTANBUL, March 31- Turkey's health ministry said it has launched an investigation into allegations a drugmaker, which it did not name, secured $85 million in business advantages through bribery. Reuters reported this week an anonymous whistleblower has accused Swiss company Novartis of paying bribes through a consulting firm to secure advantages worth an...

  • *Whistleblower email alleges bribes paid to boost business. LONDON, March 29- An anonymous whistleblower has accused Swiss drugmaker Novartis of paying bribes in Turkey through a consulting firm to secure business advantages worth an estimated $85 million, according to a Feb. 17 email seen by Reuters. The anonymous sender's 5,000- word email to Novartis Chief...

  • March 24- Accenture Plc raised its full-year net revenue forecast well above analysts' expectations and reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, led by strong growth in its consulting business, especially in North America. Accenture, which is incorporated in Ireland but run out of Chicago, said on Thursday it now expected full-year net...

  • March 24- Accenture Plc reported quarterly revenue and profit above analysts' expectations, led by strong growth in its consulting business, especially in North America. Revenue in the company's consulting division rose to $4.29 billion, an increase of 12 percent in U.S. dollars and 18 percent in local currency in the second quarter ended Feb. 29.

  • March 24- Accenture Plc reported a 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in its consulting business, especially in North America. Net revenue, or revenue before reimbursements, rose to $7.95 billion in the second quarter ended Feb. 29 from $7.49 billion. Net income attributable to Accenture rose to $1.33 billion, or $2.08 per share, from...