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  • China Insurer Trusts, U.K. VAT, Hong Kong-RBS: Compliance

    Updated 2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    Collective trusts that insurers are allowed to invest in are confined to those backed by financing assets and non-listed equity assets, according to draft rules posted on the website of China Insurance Regulatory Commission.

  • S&C, Skadden, Kirkland on Allergan Deal: Business of Law

    Updated 2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    Four U.S. law firms and two from Canada advised on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s deal to buy Allergan Inc., maker of the blockbuster Botox wrinkle treatment.

  • Google’s Stake in $2 Billion Apple-Samsung Trial Revealed

    Updated 26 minutes ago

    Google Inc.’s stake in the outcome of a $2 billion trial over smartphones using its Android operating system was revealed by testimony that the company indemnified Samsung Electronics Co. against some of Apple Inc.’s patent claims.

  • Experian Probed for Security Breach, Massachusetts Says

    A security breach involving a unit of credit-reporting company Experian Plc that allowed criminals access to Social Security numbers and other personal data of more than 200 million people is being investigated by Massachusetts, state Attorney General Martha Coakley said.

  • Airbnb Argues Against Schneiderman’s Rental Law Probe

    Airbnb Inc., an alternative to hotels in thousands of cities, challenged a New York state demand for information on whether the online, home rental service violates housing and occupancy tax laws.

  • Ex-BofA Executive Avoids Jail for Muni Bond Bid-Rigging

    Updated 1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    A former Bank of America Corp. senior vice president, who cooperated with prosecutors probing a conspiracy to rig bids in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, won’t go to jail for his role in the scheme.

  • Bed Bath & Beyond Ends Ban on Workers With Criminal Past

    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. agreed to stop automatically rejecting job applicants with criminal records and to evaluate individual situations as New York’s attorney general expanded a crackdown on discrimination against ex-offenders.

  • Samsung Seen Portraying Apple’s $2 Bln Claim as Greedy

    Updated 2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    Samsung Electronics Co. wants $6.2 million from Apple Inc. for copying its technology, a figure an intellectual property expert said is meant to make the $2 billion sought by the iPhone maker over its own smartphone patents look excessive.

  • Georgia Couples Join Challengers to Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Georgia became the latest U.S. state where same-sex couples are challenging laws that ban gay marriages and prohibit the recognition of such weddings legally performed elsewhere.

  • Deutsche Bank Bribery May Prompt Scrutiny, Lawyers Say

    A former Deutsche Bank AG salesman’s admission in a Japanese court that he bribed a pension fund executive with lavish entertainment could attract the attention of prosecutors in other countries.

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