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Exclusive: Regulator probes board role in Credit Suisse spying scandal – sources

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FRANKFURT/ZURICH (Reuters) – The Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) spying debacle risks tipping the bank into a crisis that could engulf its top executives. FILE PHOTO: CEO Tidjane Thiam (L) and Chairman Urs Rohner of Swiss bank Credit Suisse attend the bank’s annual shareholder meeting in Zurich, Switzerland April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd......
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U.S. state AGs, Justice Department officials to meet and coordinate on Google probe: sources

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The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. Picture taken January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – U.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Inc’s Google, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters......
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Owners of solar company that caused loss for Buffett plead guilty over Ponzi scheme

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(Reuters) – The husband-and-wife owners of DC Solar, a California solar company that caused Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) to take a $377 million charge last year, pleaded guilty on Friday to involvement in an estimated $912 million Ponzi scheme. Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit......
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Fiat Chrysler asks U.S. court to toss out GM racketeering claims: filing

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(Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) late on Friday urged a U.S. District Court to throw out General Motors Co’s (GM.N) suit accusing Fiat Chrysler of racketeering and bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union to put GM at a multi-billion dollar labor cost disadvantage. FILE PHOTO: Fiat......
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U.S. extradition battle over Huawei’s Meng ends first phase but Canada court fight continues

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – The first phase of battle over whether Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou should be extradited to the United States wrapped up on Thursday after four days, with lawyers for Meng challenging prosecution claims that her alleged actions are a crime in Canada. Huawei Chief Financial Officer......
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Insys founder Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in prison for opioid scheme

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BOSTON (Reuters) – John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, on Thursday was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis. FILE PHOTO: John Kapoor (R), the billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc., leaves the......
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Insys founder faces stiff prison sentence, $100 million-plus in forfeiture

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BOSTON (Reuters) – John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSYQ.PK), on Thursday could be sentenced to several years in prison and ordered to forfeit up to $113 million for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis. FILE PHOTO: John Kapoor,......
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Canada prosecutors say fraud at heart of Huawei CFO Meng’s U.S. extradition case

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver courtroom on Wednesday where Canadian prosecutors defended a U.S. extradition request, saying Meng’s alleged bank fraud is the heart of the case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves......
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Angola’s Dos Santos named as suspect over alleged fraud at oil firm: Lusa news agency

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FILE PHOTO: Isabel Dos Santos, daughter of Angola’s former president, sits for a portrait during a Reuters interview in London, Britain, January 9, 2020. Picture taken on January 9. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LISBON (Reuters) – Angola’s public prosecutors named former first daughter Isabel dos Santos as a formal suspect on......
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Huawei CFO Meng arrives in Vancouver court for third day of U.S. extradition hearing

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver courtroom on Wednesday where Canadian prosecutors are expected to defend a U.S. extradition request in a third day of hearings on a case that has strained relations with China. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her......
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Ghosn’s right-hand man stands high chance of acquittal in Japan: ex-prosecutor

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A lieutenant to Carlos Ghosn who is facing charges in Japan for underreporting his salary at Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) stands a very high chance of being acquitted, as would Ghosn had he remained in Japan to face trial, a former prosecutor said. FILE PHOTO: Greg Kelly,......
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Judge dismisses defunct startup Sidecar’s 2018 lawsuit against Uber

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FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. Picture taken December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) on Tuesday prevailed in a lawsuit accusing it of driving a smaller rival out of business through predatory pricing and other......
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Huawei CFO’s lawyers argue U.S. extradition case does not pass Canadian law

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday, where her lawyers argued for a second straight day that the U.S. extradition request against Meng is founded in sanctions violation. FILE PHOTO: Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves B.C. Supreme Court for......
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Huawei CFO’s lawyer attacks U.S. extradition case in Canadian trial

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VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that “double criminality” was at the center of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United States, a case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing. Meng, 47, arrived in......
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Huawei CFO Meng’s lawyer says ‘double criminality’ at center of U.S. extradition case

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VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that “double criminality” was at the center of a trial to decide whether Meng can be extradited to the United States, a case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing. Meng, 47, arrived in......
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Tesla rebuffs U.S. safety recall petition, says no unintended acceleration in vehicles

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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Monday said there was no unintended acceleration in its vehicles, as it responded to a petition to a U.S. safety regulator to investigate and recall around 500,000......
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Tesla says no unintended acceleration in its vehicles

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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – Tesla Inc said on Monday there is no unintended acceleration in its vehicles, responding to a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall 500,000 of the electric......
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Huawei CFO Meng arrives in Canada court for U.S. extradition trial kick off

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VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in a Vancouver courtroom on Monday for the start of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United States, as China repeated its call for Canada to release her. The United States has charged Meng with......
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China repeats call on Canada to release Huawei’s Meng as extradition trial set to kick off

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VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – China on Monday repeated its call for Canada to release Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, ahead of her expected arrival in a Vancouver courtroom for the start of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United States. The United States has charged......
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Key events in Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case

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TORONTO/LONDON (Reuters) – Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, will appear in a Vancouver, Canada, courtroom on Monday for the first day of her extradition trial, a process expected to take months – possibly years – to decide whether she can be extradited from Canada to......

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