Spanish politicians trying to cushion the blows of austerity plan to seize foreclosed homes to house the needy, discouraging foreign investment and threatening to violate terms of the European bailout of the country’s banks.
Technology and life sciences law firm Fenwick & West LLP elected Richard L. Dickson as chairman effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Gordon Davidson, who has held the post for 18 years and will continue his corporate practice.
Dubai International Capital LLC hired five executives from Deloitte & Touche LLP as the private equity firm seeks to increase the value of its investments in companies including Mauser AG and Doncasters Group Ltd.
ASML Holding NV, Europe’s largest semiconductor-equipment supplier, named finance director Peter Wennink chief executive officer as it announced a 1 billion-euro buyback and first-quarter profit that beat estimates.
Deloitte & Touche LLP won dismissal of a lawsuit filed by an Iowa pension fund over the auditing of WG Trading Co., a company that U.S. prosecutors said was used as a Ponzi scheme by two of its former managers.