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At long last, VCs are drawn to financial services

Fintech may propel banking from the brick-and-mortar era into an app-driven future and early-stage investors have shed their traditional disdain for the sector. Like so much else in the tech world, the change is being driven by smartphones. Continue reading

Italian lenders to raise funds after failing ECB tests

Monte dei Paschi and Banca Carige are among just eight banks across Europe that must raise capital after year-long tests on 130 institutions. Continue reading

Hudson Bay sues Worlds to force cut in warrant price

The dispute centers on an error in an SEC filing by the patent monetization company. Continue reading

White House holds back on Ralls appeal

Decision to seek Supreme Court review won't come until after a lower court remand plays out. Continue reading

AbbVie backs away from Shire takeover after tax changes

The Dublin target insists the deal should go ahead and notes that it's in line for a $1.635 billion breakup fee if it collapses. Continue reading

VelocityShares deal likely to fast-track SEC review of ETFs

Acquisition of VelocityShares comes as SEC scrutinizes Gross, ETFs and the fixed-income markets. Continue reading

Rural Metro award could have far-reaching effects

The $76M judgment was one of the largest in the history of the Court of Chancery. Continue reading

Steris chases tax cuts with Synergy Health purchase

The Ohio company defies a regulatory clampdown on inversions with the $1.9 billion deal. Continue reading

Feds seek more data on short-term bank funding

Top regulators say large banks were too reliant on the repo market before the 2008 financial crisis and believe they still rely too heavily on them. Continue reading

Insurgent says Globalstar's sole asset is worthless

Analysts dispute Kerrisdale's thesis and argue that Globalstar's spectrum is unique and valuable. Continue reading

Del. Supreme court overturns jury in merger case

A lower court failed to distinguish between LOI terms superseded by merger contract and those not. Continue reading

Treasury takes small steps to rein in inversions

The measure does little to change tax rules as the Obama administration disavows desire to bar the move outright. Continue reading

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