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  1. House fails to act as Puerto Rico's debt default nearsRead the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    Within 24 hours, Puerto Rico is expected to default on the first piece of its $72 billion in debt - but no one in Washington has come up with a solution to the commonwealth's crisis. Despite attempts to push the House to come up with a bill by Friday to help the embattled island deal with the debt - which has a $422 million payment due May 1 - Speaker Paul Ryan has failed to deliver.


  2. Boyd Gaming To Acquire Las Vegas Assets Of Cannery Casino ResortsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | KTMF

    Together with the Company's recently announced acquisition of Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa in "This transaction is a great tuck-in acquisition that further expands our presence in the Las Vegas Locals market at an attractive price," said , President and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Gaming. "Together, Aliante and Cannery Casino will give us a strong foothold in , one of the fastest-growing areas in the Las Vegas Valley.


  3. Volkswagen owners will get a choice: a buyback or repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Erie Times News

    Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said he wanted to know the timing of the fix and any planned payments to vehicle owners by a court hearing set for Thursday. That is when a deal is expected to be announced between Volkswagen, the U.S. government and private lawyers for the automaker to buy back some of the vehicles and spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners, a person briefed on the matter said.


  4. Auris Surgical Robotics Agrees To Acquire Hansen MedicalRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 20 | BioSpace

    Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc. and Hansen Medical, Inc. today announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement under which Auris will acquire Hansen Medical for $4.00 per share in cash, or a total equity value of approximately $80 million. The purchase price per share represents a premium of approximately 39.9% over the closing sale price of common stock of Hansen Medical as reported on NASDAQ on April 19, 2016.


  5. Volkswagen will offer buyback to diesel owners in deal with U.S. government, judge saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | CBC News

    A deal reached between Volkswagen and the U.S. government over the diesel emissions scandal that has rocked the automaker will include vehicle buyback offers and the possibility of repairs, says a federal judge. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines .


  6. Volkswagen reaches deadline in diesel car fix but repair, compensation timing still unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | GlobalNews

    Time is up for Volkswagen to meet a federal judge's deadline to detail how it will make nearly 600,000 diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests comply with clean air laws. Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said he wanted to know the timing of the fix and any planned payments to vehicle owners by a court hearing set for Thursday.


  7. Volkswagen reaches judge's deadline for diesel car fixApr 20, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, the Volkswagen logo is seen on the grill of a Volkswagen on display in Pittsburgh. A person briefed on the matter said Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that Volkswagen has reached an agreement with the U.S. government to spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that cheat on emissions tests.


  8. EU Competition Czar Is Ready for a Fight With GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Bloomberg

    For all her daring, Margrethe Vestager has little to show for a year and a half after taking over as the European Union's competition czar. That could be about to change.


  9. 8-partner government contracts group leaps from Jenner to MoFoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | ABA Journal

    An eight-partner government contracts group has exited Jenner & Block for Morrison & Foerster offices in the Washington, D.C., area. Headed by David Churchill and Jay DeVecchio, the group may also include some associates once the dust settles, the Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports.


  10. Washington Wrap: The Not-crediblesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 15 | SNL Financial

    The Washington Wrap is a weekly look at regulations, news and chatter from the Capitol. Send tips and ideas to [email protected]


  11. Norfolk Southern statement on CP's termination of acquisition effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Southern today issued the following statement regarding Canadian Pacific's withdrawal of its unsolicited acquisition proposal and its related shareholder resolution: 'Norfolk Southern's board and management team are committed to enhancing value for shareholders.


  12. OTC Markets Group Inc. on Rule 15c2-11, the "Piggyback"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | JD Supra

    OTC Markets Group Inc. operates the OTCQX Best, OTCQB Venture and Pink Open markets for 10,000 securities. Our wholly-owned subsidiary, OTC Link LLC, operates OTC Link ATS, an SEC regulated alternative trading system that directly links a diverse network of broker-dealers providing liquidity and execution services.


  13. Watch Elizabeth Warren Grill a Former Regulator About the Financial CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 |

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren hasn't shied away from take on high-ranking officials for their alleged roles in the financial crisis of 2008 during her tenure in office during the past three years. The latest target of her ire? Leonard Chanin, a former senior regulator at the Federal Reserve during the George W. Bush administration.


  14. Anti-leash group files lawsuit seeking data from park serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | Marin Independent Journal

    The group Save Our Recreation has filed a lawsuit against the National Park Service alleging the agency failed to provide information and data about how it developed new rules for how dogs are walked in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The new rules - if finalized as proposed - would mark a change in how dogs are walked on the Golden Gate lands in Marin and other areas.


  15. Senate Banking debates CFPB complaints, regsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | NAFCU

    ... meant for big banks and whether that authority has been used. Leonard Chanin, of counsel for Morrison and Foerster LLP, said the bureau does have that authority, but it has only used it for exceptions to rules, not in any blanket exemption. Heller ...


  16. Anbang's aborted Starwood gambit raises questions about China-US dealsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 6 | SNL Financial

    Yet, well-funded as they are, large Chinese buyers seeking to follow Anbang's lead will have to overcome None of those hurdles are high enough on their own to prevent future deals, observers say. Still, the uncertainty they create could force Chinese acquirers to pay more, especially if they are seeking to compete with established U.S. bidders like M&A attorneys and advisers generally know how to quantify some variables between competing bids, such as stock versus cash, or higher versus lower certainty of closing, Ettore Santucci, a partner and the co-chair of the REITs and real estate securities practice at Goodwin Procter LLP, said in an interview.


  17. Elizabeth Warren Lambasts Former Colleague In War Over Financial RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | The Huffington Post

    There is a well-worn Washington playbook that the financial industry and Republicans use when they want to kill a proposal meant to protect households from dodgy financial practices: They claim the costs of the proposal exceed its benefits. On Tuesday that strategy appeared to blow up in their faces when Sen. Elizabeth Warren spent seven minutes skewering a former senior regulator at the Federal Reserve who she claimed played a "key role in blowing up the economy."


  18. Shirley Hufstedler, first US education secretary, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 3 | Greenwich Citizen

    This undated photo provided by Morrison & Foerster LLP shows Shirley Hufstedler. Hufstedler, a former federal appellate court judge who served as the nation's first education secretary, has died.


  19. GAO suggestion to combine regulators another part of decades-old debate, financial lawyer saysRead the original story

    Friday Apr 1 | SNL Financial

    "Dodd Frank was a big opportunity to streamline the agencies, and it wasn't done, I think, for political reasons," he said. The GAO recommended Congress consider consolidating the number of agencies that oversee safety and soundness in depository institutions, as well as combining the regulators of the securities and derivatives markets.


  20. Shirley Hufstedler dead; first U.S. education secretary was 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Newsday

    Shirley Hufstedler, a former federal appellate court judge who served as the nation's first education secretary, has died. She was 90. Hufstedler died Wednesday at a hospital in Glendale, California, said Morrison & Foerster, the law firm where she worked.