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The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed that derivatives be taxed under so-called mark-to-market accounting rules on an annual basis, a move that takes aim at Wall Street and could give a lift to a similar plan circulated by House Republicans.
An activist fight over industrial conglomerate Timken Co. is giving shareholders a somewhat rare chance to vote on splitting the company up.
Ex-KPMG partner Scott London has turned to a star of the legal world in L.A. for his defense.
The U.S. IPO league table in the first quarter had a surprise winner: Barclays PLC.
The IPO of Taylor Morrison Home, a U.S. and Canadian home builder, is showing investors are clamoring for more ways to play a housing recovery.
Embattled boutique investment bank Gleacher & Co. said Wednesday it was in "preliminary discussions over a possible "business combination," though provided few other details on the talks.
South Korea's [wsj-ticker ticker="037620.SE" onlinesignificance="prominent" name="Mirae Asset Securities" postfix=" Co."] said Wednesday that it has decided to reduce the size of its Hong Kong brokerage unit, in the latest cutback by...Show More Summary
Staying away from headline-grabbing overseas M&A deals is a wise move for China's Sinopec, Asia's largest oil refiner, analysts say.
Two of Hong Kong’s richest men, Li Ka-shing and Lee Shau-kee, have been buying shares in their companies in recent days, sending their stocks up on Wednesday.
A roundup of the highlights and lowlights from the first quarter for 2013 for Asia-Pacific’s dealmakers.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. continues to boost its presence in Japan as it appoints a new chairman and chief executive to its Tokyo office, according to a statement Wednesday.
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about, Oscar Wilde famously said. But for Deutsche Bank, having its logo plastered across the hull of a boat carrying asylum seekers may not be the publicity it had in mind.
Three of the world’s largest buyout firms are in talks to make a multibillion-dollar offer for Life Technologies Corp. ahead of a Tuesday deadline for bids in what would be one of this year’s largest corporate takeovers.
The Wall Street Journal has obtained a statement from Scott London, the former partner at KPMG who has left the firm after allegations he shared non-public information with a third-party.
David Weinberg, chief financial officer of sneaker retailer Skechers USA Inc., was working after lunch Monday when two senior partners from accounting firm KPMG appeared in his Manhattan Beach, Calif., office.
After two months of tepid activity, Brazilian companies jumped back into the overseas bond market this week, with two companies raising $1 billion between them, and another handful of firms lined up behind, as opportunities have emerged in the wake of a fresh flood of cash from Japan's central bank.
The allegations against now-former KMPG partner Scott London aren't the first time a partner at one of the Big Four accounting firms has come under scrutiny over insider trading.
Canada Inc. sent the big boys from New York packing.
By Ben Lefebvre and Ryan Dezember When Hess Corp. told investors last week that it had reached a deal to sell its Russian subsidiary to OAO Lukoil for $2.05 billion, Hess shares rose to a 20-month high, as the expected sale proceedsShow More Summary
The alleged “rogue” partner at KPMG has been identified by WSJ as Scott London, an accountant in Los Angeles.