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    1. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Ackman says fight with Herbalife not over yet

      Bill Ackman is promising to take his campaign against Herbalife international. The activist investor claimed in a call...

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 18, 2016

      Herbalife: avoiding the p-word

      Herbalife, the nutritional shake multi-level marketing enterprise involved in a three-year battle over the legitimacy...

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    1. July 15, 2016

      Bill Ackman’s bet sours as Herbalife settles with FTC

      Bill Ackman’s three-and-a-half year campaign to have Herbalife, the Los Angeles nutrition drinks marketing business,...

    2. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Herbalife reaches $200m settlement with FTC

      Herbalife has reached a $200m settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission after an investigation into whether the...

    3. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Herbalife surges 15% on FTC settlement report

      Bill Ackman is not going to be happy about this. Shares in Herbalife – the US seller of nutritional supplements that...

    4. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      NXP to sell Standard Products for $2.8bn

      NXP Semiconductors said on Monday it will sell its Standard Products business to a group of investors for about $2.8bn....

    5. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      VW, US 'on track' to file settlement in June

      Volkswagen and US environmental authorities are “on track” to publicly file, on June 21, a proposed settlement on...

    6. May 11, 2016

      Blocked US deals a sign that mergers have become more aggressive

      One day after a planned $6.3bn office products merger joined a growing list of US deals killed by the Obama...

    7. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Office Depot, Staples shares tumble pre-market

      Shares in both Office Depot and Staples have taken a sharp downward turn in pre-market trading after the US’s two...

    8. May 11, 2016

      Staples tie-up with Office Depot halted by US regulators

      Staples and Office Depot became the latest victims of US regulators, as the two largest stationery retailers in America...

    9. May 10, 2016

      US Treasury warns on online lenders’ business models

      The US Treasury Department has warned of the fragility of the business models of a new crop of online lenders, a day...

    10. May 4, 2016

      Amazon Business passes $1bn sales mark in less than year

      Amazon Business, the office supply arm of the ecommerce group Amazon, passed $1bn in sales less than a year after being...

    11. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      US court finds Amazon liable for children's app charges

      American parents whose children spent money on apps behind their backs may be due a refund after a federal court in the...

    12. April 11, 2016

      Cheap imports put US Steel under pressure

      The sign at the exit of US Steel’s Fairfield steelworks seeks to give those leaving a last, feel-good boost. “Our...

    13. March 31, 2016

      FTC sues Endo over ‘pay for delay’ deals

      The US competition watchdog is suing Endo Pharmaceuticals and several other drugmakers for agreeing “pay for delay”...

    14. March 29, 2016

      Volkswagen faces $15bn hit over US green ad campaign

      Volkswagen faces billions of dollars in potential new penalties after the top US consumer watchdog hit the carmaker...

    15. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      US consumer watchdog sues VW over emissions scandal

      Volkswagen’s legal troubles in the US have deepened once more as the government’s top consumer watchdog has filed a...

    16. FT Alphaville

      March 3, 2016

      Ooops, says Herbalife

      Herbalife, the Los Angeles based purveyor of nutritional shakes through a multi-level network of sales people, has...

    17. March 3, 2016

      Herbalife shares sink after disclosing 'errant' info

      Shares in Herbalife, the US seller of nutritional supplements that’s been at the heart of a hedge fund battle over the...

    18. February 9, 2016

      Obama targets illegal behaviour in higher education sector

      The Obama administration is highlighting growing concern over soaring US student debt by forming a new enforcement unit...

    19. January 13, 2016

      Watchdog criticises BuzzFeed for misleading readers

      Britain’s advertising watchdog has ruled that BuzzFeed, the fast-growing US media group, misled its readers by showing...

    20. December 28, 2015

      Samsung group affiliates ordered to trim cross-holdings

      Shares in Samsung group companies fell on Monday after South Korean antitrust regulators told the country’s biggest...

    21. December 21, 2015

      Oracle settles Java security flaw charge

      Oracle has suffered another black eye over security flaws in its widely used Java software, as the US tech company on...

    22. December 21, 2015

      Dealmakers claim 2015 boom is different

      After a record-shattering year for global dealmaking, there is more to come.  That is the overwhelming message from top...

    23. October 27, 2015

      Volkswagen under more pressure in US over emissions

      Volkswagen is coming under scrutiny from another US regulator over its emissions scandal after the Federal Trade...

    24. October 20, 2015

      Walmart withdraws ‘Made in USA’ logos

      Walmart has withdrawn claims that some products it was selling were made in America after being pushed into an...

    25. September 25, 2015

      Synergy shares jump 40% after bid to block Steris deal is rejected

      Shares in Synergy Health of the UK soared by more than 40 per cent after a US court rejected an attempt by competition...

    26. FT Alphaville

      September 25, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Judge sterilises FTC's Synergy blocking

      A US judge has refused an injunction request by the Federal Trade Commission aimed at blocking sterile equipment...

    27. September 14, 2015

      Lines blur between advertising and children’s entertainment

      The newest addition to American Girl’s line-up of historic dolls is Maryellen Larkin, supposedly a nine-year-old living...

    28. September 10, 2015

      FTC urges start-ups to invest in cyber security

      The technology start-ups feted as in the vanguard of US innovation have been told by a leading regulator that they must...

    29. August 24, 2015

      Loeb ruling raises hurdles for activists

      Activist hedge funds will face extra hurdles in their attempts to unseat managers and board directors, following a...

    30. June 10, 2015

      Uber and Airbnb urge watchdog to back off

      Uber and Airbnb have advised US regulators to back off from their businesses at a meeting in Washington where the...

    31. FT Alphaville

      June 2, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - BAT to appeal Canadian smoker damages

      BAT is lighting an appeal against damages awarded to Canadian smokers, Synergy still sees synergies in Steris and curb...

    32. FT Alphaville

      May 29, 2015

      Markets Live: Friday, 29th May, 2015

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:01 on 29 May 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder...

    33. May 29, 2015

      Banks plumb lower depths of subprime auto

      When Santander Consumer USA sold a $1bn pool of subprime auto-loans this week, it made no pretence that the loans would...

    34. May 28, 2015

      Teva pays $1.2bn in US antitrust drugs case

      Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay $1.2bn over allegations it broke competition law in a record settlement that...

    35. May 10, 2015

      Regulator probes pitfalls of ‘sharing economy’

      Uber, Airbnb and other pioneers of the “sharing economy” are coming under heightened scrutiny from a US watchdog that...

    36. April 20, 2015

      TransUnion strikes deal with Global Debt Registry

      A debt-tracking registry has signed a deal with TransUnion, one of the biggest US credit bureaux, aiming to stamp out...

    37. April 17, 2015

      How Google found itself ‘on the wrong side of history’

      The private lunch in Brussels, a week before Christmas Day in 2012, had an almost celebratory air. Google chairman Eric...

    38. April 17, 2015

      Lafarge plans $450m US asset disposal to smooth Holcim union

      Lafarge, the French cement producer, has detailed $450m worth of US asset disposals in Iowa and along the Mississippi...

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