Nokia Oyj’s preliminary victory in its efforts to collect royalties from Taiwanese phonemaker HTC Corp. will be reviewed by a U.S. trade agency with the power to keep the smartphones from entering the country.
Fidelity National Financial Inc., the title insurer that also has restaurant businesses and an auto-parts company, hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. to review possible divestitures of assets as the firm narrows its focus.
Wall Street faces more intensive government scrutiny of trading after U.S. regulators issued what they billed as a strict Volcker rule today, imposing new curbs designed to prevent financial blowups while leaving many details to be worked out later.
University of Oregon tight end Pharoah Brown has been suspended for the Ducks’ postseason bowl game for his role in an on-campus snowball fight that escalated into harassing behavior toward motorists, the school said.
Business Roundtable lobbyists wanted 2013 to be the year lawmakers, free of immediate election pressures, would revamp U.S. immigration policy, pass a debt- lowering budget and expedite a pair of trade deals.
Judy Doetterl was a sales representative for Johnson & Johnson in 2004 when federal agents placed a hidden recording device on her and sent her to tape marketing presentations at a national company sales meeting.
Elizabeth Warren, in her first year as a U.S. senator, has captured headlines by pressuring such industry titans as Goldman Sachs Chairman Lloyd C. Blankfein for transparency, including a Dec. 4 call for Wall Street banks to disclose their contributions to policy groups that provide financial analysis to Congress.