ARCP's Schorsch Accused of Ordering Accounting Changes

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Former American Realty Capital Properties Chairman Nicholas Schorsch in July directed two executives to manipulate quarterly financial results, according to a complaint filed Thursday in New York state court by former Chief Accounting Officer Lisa McAlister.

Aer Lingus Board Rejects IAG Bid

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The board of directors of Irish carrier Aer Lingus has rejected a takeover bid by British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group.

Banks Find Niche Helping Firms Defend Against Activists

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Shareholder activism is proving to be big business for Wall Street, providing banks with opportunities to cozy up to coveted corporate clients and position themselves to reap hefty fees.

Banks Find Niche Helping Firms Defend Against Activists

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Shareholder activism is proving to be big business for Wall Street, providing banks with opportunities to cozy up to coveted corporate clients and position themselves to reap hefty fees.

Macmillan, Amazon Reach New Deal

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Amazon.com and Macmillan have struck a new multiyear agreement covering the sale of print and digital books, assuring that Amazon will continue to sell and promote Macmillan titles during the holiday selling season.

Falling Oil Prices Don't Give Clean-Energy Stocks the All-Clear

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These are dark days for investors in Big Oil. That doesn’t mean clear skies for investors in clean energy.

Fears Spread of Sony-Style Hack

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Damaging revelations from the computer assault on Sony are playing like a horror movie in executive suites, prompting companies to review security measures and reconsider what is said in an email.

Deere to Sell Crop-Insurance Ops

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Deere agreed to sell its crop-insurance business to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance of Iowa, following a strategic review of the unit that began in September.

Drahi Sets Sights on French Weekly

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Franco-Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi is lining up to bid for French weekly magazine L’Express, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling his rising interest in the media business.

AbbVie Pins Hopes on Hepatitis C Treatment

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AbbVie is hoping for regulatory approval this month of its first significant new drug product in a decade: a multidrug regimen for the liver disease hepatitis C. AbbVie currently relies on just one drug to generate 63% of its revenue: the anti-inflammatory drug Humira.

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