Media Rights Capital, the closely held producer of the Netflix Inc. series “House of Cards,” has new minority shareholders that include Guggenheim Capital LLC, according to people briefed on the matter.
CDR Financial Products Inc. founder David Rubin, who pleaded guilty in a municipal bond bid-rigging scheme, is seeking house arrest or community service instead of the more than 19 years in prison recommended by U.S. officials, according to court papers.
Samsung Electronics Co. avoided the severe penalties Apple Inc. sought after being sanctioned by a U.S. judge for violating a court order protecting the confidentiality of the iPhone maker’s patent-licensing accords.
U.S. Representative Henry Waxman, a California Democrat who helped craft and pass President Barack Obama’s 2010 health-care law, has decided not to seek a 21st term this year, he said in a statement today.
Pasi M. Hamalainen, a Finnish native who took early retirement as a managing director at Pacific Investment Management Co. to raise his son and race Bugattis before joining Capital Group Cos., has died. He was 46.
“American Hustle,” a retelling of a 1970s FBI sting, was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including best picture, tying the space thriller “Gravity” as Hollywood prepared to hand out its highest honors.
Sony Corp.’s “American Hustle” captured three Golden Globes, most of any film, while “12 Years a Slave” took home the award for best drama, confirming its status as leading contender for the best-picture Oscar.