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  • March 2- Banks across the world have paid about $321 billion in fines since the 2007-2008 financial crisis as regulators stepped up scrutiny, according to a note by the Boston Consulting Group. North American banks accounted for nearly 63 percent of the total fines, or about $204 billion, during 2009-2016, the consultancy firm said. While U.S. regulators have...

  • STATE OIL FIRM PETROBANGLA TO HIRE CONSULTANCY WOODMAC TO ASSESS CHEVRON ASSETS BEFORE A FORMAL BID- SOURCES.

  • Stock funds based in the United States attracted nearly $11.5 billion during the week ended Feb. 15, including $8.9 billion into funds invested domestically, the data showed. "Trump's anti-trade rhetoric with China and Japan have lessened over the last week," said Tom Roseen, head of research services for Thomson Reuters Lipper. Trump, who last month accused China...

  • *Hejun Vanguard Group filed two complaints with MOFCOM. HONG KONG, Feb 16- A Chinese consultancy that has previously helped to win antitrust battles against Coca-Cola and Apple has taken aim at McDonald's Corp, arguing in a complaint to regulators that the American fast food giant's China sale may hurt workers and consumers. Beijing- based Hejun Vanguard Group, a...

  • CHINESE CONSULTANCY FILE TWO COMPLAINTS WITH CHINESE GOVERNMENT OVER MCDONALD'S PLANNED SALE OP ITS CHINA BUSINESS.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- As century-old Wall Street brokerages have agonized over the fate of a major U.S. regulation on retirement advice, younger Silicon Valley counterparts have coolly shrugged their shoulders. At issue is when and how the federal government will implement the so-called "fiduciary rule" handed down by the U.S. Labor Department last year.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- As century-old Wall Street brokerages have agonized over the fate of a major U.S. regulation on retirement advice, younger Silicon Valley counterparts have coolly shrugged their shoulders. At issue is when and how the federal government will implement the so-called "fiduciary rule" handed down by the U.S. Labor Department last year.

  • LONDON, Feb 12- A small global sugar surplus is forecast for the 2017/ 18 season but stocks will remain almost unchanged at "historically low levels," Tropical Research Services said in a report. "Elevated sugar prices had stimulated a significant sugar supply response globally which will combine with an expected normalization of sugar production levels in the...

  • Feb 6- Advisory Board Co said it would explore strategic alternatives, including a sale of part or the entire company, weeks after activist investor Elliott Associates LP said the healthcare IT company's stock was "significantly undervalued." On Jan. 12, Elliott Associates LP, a unit of activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, disclosed an 8.3 percent stake in...

  • Feb 6- Advisory Board Co said on Monday it would explore strategic alternatives, including a sale of part or the entire company. The company provides research and software tools as well as consulting services to healthcare and education companies. Advisory Board's announcement comes three weeks after Elliott Associates LP, a unit of activist hedge fund...

  • Former CIA officer John Kiriakou.

    How Deloitte used veteran CIA officers shows just how intense the competition between major accounting firms is.

  • Connection to Asia is critical: Deloitte

    Cindy Hook, CEO of Deloitte Australia, weighs in on the debate on protectionism and free trade.

  • Stocks to Watch: September 29, 2016

    PepsiCo, ConAgra Foods, and Accenture are the stocks to watch in Thursday's trading session.

  • A new research study released Tuesday concluded that wearable technology may not offer an advantage to weight loss.

  • Brexit Universities

    Some British research institutions are already seeing European collaborators cut funding, says Valerie Amos, a director at SOAS, University of London.

  • 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

  • Global IT spending to drop in 2015, but rise in 2016: Gartner SVP

    Peter Sondegaard, senior vice-president and global head of research at Gartner, says the currency appreciation in the dollar has caused IT investment to drop this year.

  • Students at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles.

    Hey, college freshmen—your job search starts now! Here five job-search tips from Accenture's David Smith to get employed right out of college.

  • Accenture reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, helped by strong demand in North America.