Investors suing Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc over an ill-fated 2008 share sale had one big incentive to settle before trial: an estimated 129 million-pound ($166 million) bill racked up by the lender's lawyers.
Dulux paint owner Akzo Nobel has scored a court victory in its battle to fight off an unwanted takeover offer from US rival PPG Industries.
FILE PHOTO: A construction worker talks on the phone in front of a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 3, 2016.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, appears to be more optimistic about the euro zone economy, though still wary of braking on monetary policy too soon.
The Australian Tax Office commissioner, Chris Jordan, says he is 'acutely aware' of the need for people to have confidence in the integrity of the ATO.