Stakes high as Big Four push for M&A work

Professional services groups are aggressively luring bankers

US tech giants need to soften their image

Companies such as Google may scorn officialdom, but being seen as nasty is bad for their business

TV networks face shaky future

Wall St no longer sees traditional groups as a sure bet

Polish banks caught in election crossfire

Law and Justice party’s idea to tax lenders’ assets is latest twist in dispute over mortgage woes

Uber plans to lure Indians out of cars

Ride-hailing company hopes to chauffeur rising middle class

Abengoa workers carrying out O&M tasks on a transmission line in Brazil

Abengoa bond worries are not a one-off

Commodity company defaults could spread to other sectors and higher-quality issuers

Internet groups adapt to China

There is more at stake than market share

Norway feels the Arctic chill

Low oil price and stalled exploration projects add to worries

China’s entrepreneurialism can lift gloom

Companies are worried about squeezing profit from slowing economy

Confusion over EU insurers’ capital moves

More than £10bn-worth of UK deals have been linked to incoming Solvency II rules

Drug pricing comes under the microscope

How do you value life-saving, ‘precision’ drugs?

Alphabet can help break code of secrecy

Wall Street likes new Google company’s promise of disclosure

Davies needs to ask the right questions

Simple targets do little with complex problems and often obscure the fact that little has changed

Hutchison’s calls start to come good

Telecoms group uses deal making acumen to build business

Why unhappy bankers make better bankers

US regulation has toughened up our financial intermediaries

Crowdfunding comes to legal cases

The web is only part of the answer — if access to justice is the objective, its cost must fall

O2O — China’s latest commerce craze

Concern over how defensible businesses would be in the long run

Yukos move signals drift away from law

Kremlin’s retaliation threat seems to imply that it could go beyond seizing only state assets

China needs partners to tap Hollywood

Sellers want certainty, but all too often Chinese buyers fail

Europe’s banks need coherent business mix

Investors want to see a long-term plan, not a list of operations

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