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A lower court failed to distinguish between LOI terms superseded by merger contract and those not.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

Belize brokers arrested after 2-year FBI stock manipulation probe

The brokers have been tied to numerous suspected pump and dumps of U.S. stocks. Continue reading

View from The City: Fear and Lothian in Westminster

The issue of Scottish independence is settled, but the rest of the realm now faces troubling questions. Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to put the new shape of the union to a vote next May, a compressed timetable for such a critical undertaking. Continue reading

Exploring the newly opened Mexican energy business

McDermott Will & Emery's Daniel Chavez expects activity to pick up as companies inside the country and outside seek partners. Amid regional instability, the U.S. neighbor takes center stage for investors interested in Latin America. Continue reading

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