Justice Stirs Concern Urging Companies to Aid Crackdown

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The Justice Department recently called for more cooperation from American corporations in cracking down on financial crime. So far, however, lawyers who represent companies in such cases aren't giving the idea rave reviews.

Siemens Agrees to Buy Dresser-Rand

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German engineering company Siemens AG announced a deal to acquire U.S. oil-equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for $7.6 billion.

Courts Nix More Software Patents

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Federal courts have rejected more software patents since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June tackled the question of whether—and when—computer programs can qualify for intellectual-property protection.

U.S. Wheat Prices Pushed to Four-Year Low

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U.S. wheat prices have slid to the lowest level in more than four years, buffeted by sluggish demand for U.S. supplies amid abundant global stockpiles.

Tips for Dividing Art in a Divorce or Death

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How to avoid fights, and taxes, when an art collection must be divided because of divorce or death.

China Resources Power President Resigns

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State-owned conglomerate China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd.'s President Wang Yujun resigned effective Monday, the company said.

India Expands Campaign to Cut Drug Prices

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India is expanding a campaign to reduce drug prices by capping the amount pharmaceutical companies can charge for more medicines and warning of jail time for executives at firms that don't meet output targets.

TPG Group to Buy Cassidy Turley

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A group including private-equity firm TPG is close to announcing that it is buying Cassidy Turley in the latest sign of consolidation in the commercial real estate services industry.

Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank To Launch IPO Next Month

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Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank will launch its highly anticipated initial public offering of shares next month, the kingdom's stock market regulator said Sunday.

Network Fees Create Drama for Broadcasters

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Local broadcasters face the prospect of margin pressure as TV networks like CBS demand higher fees and pay-TV providers get bigger.

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