Goldman Sachs Group Inc. linked bonuses and promotions to employees’ success in protecting the firm’s reputation and put new restrictions on some client transactions to avoid a repeat of the damage to its standing in the wake of the financial crisis.
Dell Inc.’s board reiterated a call for billionaire Carl Icahn to provide more details about his proposal to take over the personal-computer maker, saying it needs more information to discuss his offer.
<p>Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., spins a basketball on a pen beside a member of the Harlem Globetrotters on a tour of the exhibition floor before the Berkshire shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 4, 2013. Berkshire Hathaway said first-quarter profit rose 51 percent on gains from equity-linked derivatives and insurance operations.</p> Source: Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Talks on closer ties between Veolia Environnement SA and Suez Environnement ended because antitrust authorities wouldn’t have allowed an agreement for their French businesses, Veolia Chief Executive Officer Antoine Frerot said.