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Am Law Firms Lead on Breitburn Energy Deal

Companies, agencies mentioned: IPO | UBS AG | QR Energy | Gibson Dunn Crutcher | BreitBurn Energy Partners LP | Cabot Oil Gas Corporation | Houston Chronicle Law firms mentioned: Bracewell Giuliani | Gibson, Dunn Crutcher | Latham Watkins | … Continue reading

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Under Israel’s Iron Dome, Another Law Firm Merger

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In China meat scandal, McDonald’s Japan switches to Thai chicken, no nuggets in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the U.S.-owned Chinese company at the center of a food safety scare … Continue reading

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Euro, shares sag as Ukraine woes hit German confidence

LONDON (Reuters) – Signs that tensions between the West and Russia are starting to hurt confidence in Europe’s dominant economy Germany left the euro near an eight-month low on Friday and lifted the region’s government bonds. Germany’s Ifo survey revealed … Continue reading

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Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox pledges to extend buybacks

LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said on Friday it would renew a share buyback program using the proceeds from its partial exit from European pay-TV, regardless of any acquisitions the media group undertakes. The company made the … Continue reading

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Liberty Media plans stock dividend to spin off cable assets

(Reuters) – John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp (LMCA.O) started the process of spinning off its cable assets through a stock dividend to its shareholders to form a new listed company called Liberty Broadband. Liberty Broadband, in a regulatory filing, said … Continue reading

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U.S. judge won’t void five ex-Madoff employees’ convictions

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The federal judge who oversaw the trial of five associates of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff on Thursday refused to overturn their convictions for helping their former boss run one of the world’s biggest Ponzi schemes. U.S. … Continue reading

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Amazon’s losses widen, shares drop

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as its rapid pace of investment in businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics offset a 23 percent jump in revenue. Shares of Amazon … Continue reading

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Visa cuts revenue growth target for the year; shares fall

(Reuters) – Visa Inc, the world’s largest credit and debit card company, cut its revenue growth outlook for the year, citing a strengthening U.S. dollar. Visa shares were down 2.8 percent at $215.03 in extended trading. “Revenue growth was affected … Continue reading

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GM, Ford hopeful of European rebound despite Ukraine, Russia

FRANKFURT/DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co said on Thursday the crisis in Ukraine has exacerbated a sales slowdown in Russia, but the carmakers said they were on track to turn around their European operations after years … Continue reading

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