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  • LONDON, April 21- Britain's financial watchdog is investigating four large insurance brokers over information-sharing on aviation insurance, the companies said, in one of the first cases of its kind by the watchdog. Aon, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Marsh and Willis Towers Watson issued statements saying they were cooperating with the Financial Conduct...

  • April 21- Insurance brokers Aon, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Willis Towers Watson are being investigated by Britain's financial watchdog as part of a wider probe into aviation insurance broking, the companies said. The Insurance Insider reported late on Thursday that the Financial Conduct Authority was investigating five aviation insurance brokers in...

  • April 21- Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson said on Friday it is under investigation by Britain's financial watchdog as part of a wider probe in to the aviation insurance sector. The Insurance Insider reported late on Thursday that the Financial Conduct Authority was investigating five aviation insurance brokers in London over the misuse of...

  • April 21- Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May. Attorney General Eric Holder and Tammy Albarran, who are partners at the law firm Covington& Burling, to conduct a review of the claims as well as general questions about diversity and...

  • LONDON, April 20- Lawyers working for Linklaters in Germany will be able to work fewer hours for lower pay from next month, breaking the profession's mould of punishing workloads. "YourLink", a career path which offers pre-agreed, regular hours, will be on offer to Linklaters lawyers below partner level in Germany from May 1. Linklaters, one of Britain's leading law...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The U.S. Justice Department is expected to name a deputy attorney general under former President George W. Bush to serve as independent monitor of Volkswagen AG under a plea agreement over its diesel emissions scandal, a source briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. Larry Thompson, a lawyer at Finch McCranie LLP who was deputy attorney...

  • LONDON, April 18- Accounting practices at the London Metal Exchange were "extremely lax", a court heard on Tuesday, as a former accountant was sentenced to 32 months in prison for using LME credit cards to pay for luxury holidays and home improvements. Annmarie Norris worked her way up at the LME, the world's biggest market for industrial metals, to head the...

  • LONDON, April 18- A former accountant at the London Metal Exchange was sentenced to 32 months in prison at the Inner London Crown Court on Tuesday for fraud while working at the world's biggest market for industrial metals. Annmarie Norris had pleaded guilty to two fraud charges for using LME credit cards to buy goods and services for herself and her family and...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a public relations nightmare for the carrier, will likely sue the company, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a news conference in...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a public relations nightmare for the carrier, will likely sue the company, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told reporters at a press...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a public relations nightmare for the carrier, will likely sue the company, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told reporters at a press...

  • April 13- The passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago is in a strong position as he prepares to launch a legal action, lawyers who represent airlines and passengers said, in part because of the wide public outrage over how the airline acted. Lawyers for the passenger, David Dao, have scheduled a news conference in Chicago for 11 a.m. ET on Thursday at...

  • But a series of recent reports by the Defense Department Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office say that Pentagon accounting systems will struggle to track how the money is spent. The reports found that the Pentagon remains unable to accurately track its $591 billion annual budget and experiences billions of dollars in accounting...