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      • The Rap Sheets of the Big Ventilator Producers

        The Rap Sheets of the Big Ventilator Producers

        Earlier this year, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in South Carolina announced that a company called ResMed had agreed to pay more than $37 million to settle allegations under the False Claims Act that it illegally paid kickbacks to promote sales of equ…
        - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 9:01am -
      • Bailouts and Bad Actors

        Bailouts and Bad Actors

        The $500 billion business rescue provision of the coronavirus relief bill will be less of a slush fund than originally envisioned, thanks to the addition of some significant safeguards such as the creation of a special inspector general and a Congres…
        - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 1:42pm -
      • A Pandemic Is No Time to Dismantle Regulatory Safeguards

        A Pandemic Is No Time to Dismantle Regulatory Safeguards

        As much of the economy melts down amid the coronavirus pandemic, many large corporations are lining up for financial bailouts from the federal government. Assuming the right safeguards are put in place, these payments may be justified. Yet there is a…
        - 19 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 5:00pm -
      • Another Crooked Bank?

        Another Crooked Bank?

        For the past three years, Wells Fargo has been pilloried for having created millions of bogus accounts to extract unauthorized fees from its customers. Now it seems Wells may not have been the only financial institution to engage in this type of frau…
        - 26 days ago, 12 Mar 20, 5:37pm -
      • Cracking Down on Modern-Day Child Labor Abuses

        Cracking Down on Modern-Day Child Labor Abuses

        When the Massachusetts Attorney General announced in January that Chipotle was being fined over $1 million for child labor violations, it was a jarring reminder that a practice usually associated with the sweatshops and coal mines of the early 20th c…
        - 33 days ago, 5 Mar 20, 4:38pm -
      • Justice Deferred at Wells Fargo

        Justice Deferred at Wells Fargo

        In finally resolving its investigation of Wells Fargo for a brazen scheme to bilk customers through the creation of millions of sham fee-generating accounts, the Trump/Barr Justice Department employed some tough language but administered what amounte…
        - 40 days ago, 27 Feb 20, 12:43am -
      • Bloomberg’s Wage Theft Problem

        Bloomberg’s Wage Theft Problem

        Michael Bloomberg was pummeled during the Democratic debate in Las Vegas over the treatment of women at his media and data company. Yet that is not the only blemish on the employment record of Bloomberg L.P. The company also has a serious problem wit…
        - 47 days ago, 20 Feb 20, 4:46pm -
      • Meddling in Mergers

        Meddling in Mergers

        President Trump’s effort to influence the outcome of the prosecution of his buddy Roger Stone represents another threat to the rule of law in the United States. Yet it is not just the rule of criminal law that is endangered. The Trump Administratio…
        - 54 days ago, 13 Feb 20, 5:00pm -
      • Bribery and Airbus

        Bribery and Airbus

        Given all the talk about the globalization of supply chains and other business activities, it is encouraging to see that international coordination can also occur when it comes to the investigation of corporate misconduct. That is part of the story i…
        - 61 days ago, 6 Feb 20, 6:50pm -
      • The Belated Crackdown on Wells Fargo

        The Belated Crackdown on Wells Fargo

        It took three years but a leading federal bank regulator has finally gotten tough with probably the most lawless large financial institution in the country. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an arm of the Treasury Department, recently to…
        - 68 days ago, 30 Jan 20, 5:05pm -

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      • BrightHouse Collapses: Why was this predatory lender allowed to operate for 25 years?
        On March 20, 2020, rent-to-own company BrightHouse entered administration. The company has been struggling for the last couple of years, since the FCA ordered it...The post BrightHouse Collapses: Why was this predatory lender allowed to operate for…
        - 4 days ago, 3 Apr 20, 9:50am -
      • UK Energy Market: Challenger brands strengthen at the cost of the Big Six
        In the past few years, the UK energy market has transformed quite significantly, primarily due to the growing presence of challenger brands, which have managed...The post UK Energy Market: Challenger brands strengthen at the cost of the Big Six appe…
        - 6 days ago, 1 Apr 20, 9:10am -
      • Impact of Covid-19 on the multi-billion-dollar football industry
        At the time of writing (March 27, 2020), football around the world has ground to a halt following the escalation of the coronavirus pandemic.  In...The post Impact of Covid-19 on the multi-billion-dollar football industry appeared first on Marketli…
        - 11 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 7:13am -
      • Fintech: Consolidation process in the sector as large players move in
        The Fintech sector is rearranging to become a real contender in the consumer banking industry, and that process of consolidation starts with joining forces to...The post Fintech: Consolidation process in the sector as large players move in appeared…
        - 28 days ago, 10 Mar 20, 6:35am -
      • Cargill: Potential leader in the plant-based-meat market
        World leading agriculture and food processing corporation and one of the world’s largest private companies, Cargill recently announced its entry into the alternative meat market....The post Cargill: Potential leader in the plant-based-meat market…
        - 28 days ago, 10 Mar 20, 4:21am -
      • The turning point in Nintendo’s turbulent past decade
        Nintendo’s fortunes have changed drastically in the past decade, from the highs of 2010 when the Wii was in control of the games consoles market,...The post The turning point in Nintendo’s turbulent past decade appeared first on Marketline.
        - 39 days ago, 28 Feb 20, 7:02am -
      • Footwear retailers ramp up sustainability efforts
        While the majority of plastic waste has been dumped in landfills, a substantial amount has been flooded into the world’s oceans. More than eight million...The post Footwear retailers ramp up sustainability efforts appeared first on Marketline.
        - 40 days ago, 27 Feb 20, 6:56am -
      • Rumored reforms could threaten the BBC
        Potential reforms could force the BBC to considerably restrict its current offerings. Reports indicate that plans could lead to a reduction in the number of...The post Rumored reforms could threaten the BBC appeared first on Marketline.
        - 41 days ago, 26 Feb 20, 9:30am -
      • Vingroup halts expansion to bolster ongoing ventures
        Vingroup announced recently the cancellation of the launch of a new airline, VinPearl Air. The resorts-to-tech conglomerate argued that the market was too crowded, and...The post Vingroup halts expansion to bolster ongoing ventures appeared first on…
        - 68 days ago, 30 Jan 20, 4:30am -
      • Oatly: Route to alternative milk market domination
        Swedish company Oatly was the first manufacturer to commercialize oat milk – a milk alternative made of pulverized oats. The product was developed by food...The post Oatly: Route to alternative milk market domination appeared first on Marketline.
        - 74 days ago, 24 Jan 20, 7:52am -

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