| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Gregory J. Smith, a sports consultant and former chief operating officer of the Maryland Stadium Authority, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lake-Walker resident was 48.
Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Dennis...
| Dec 18, 2013
A year ago, activist investor Bill Ackman rocked Wall Street with a $1-billion bet that shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles seller of weight-loss and nutrition products, would slide to zero.
Herbalife was a "pyramid scheme," bound to be undone...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Mumbai-based Indian majors are heading south along with their Hollywood partners, looking to cash in on the lucrative South Indian film market and expanding their reach beyond Hindi-language Bollywood.
In 2012, the Indian film industry was worth $1.8...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Former KPMG auditing partner Scott London should spend three years in prison on his insider-trading conviction for selling secret information about the accounting firm's clients to a stock-trading friend, the federal probation office in Los Angeles...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Officials for the six-county Metrolink commuter railroad continue to grapple with accounting and management problems that surfaced in February -- a situation complicated by the recent departures of two interim chief financial officers.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged Scott London, the former KPMG auditor who passed non-public information about Herbalife Ltd. and Skechers USA Inc. to a friend, with criminal insider trading.
London, 50, is scheduled to be arraigned at 2 p.m....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts' expectations and its own guidance.
The company reported earnings of $118.8 million, or $1.10 a share, up from...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The friend who traded on insider trading tips provided by a former KPMG accountant is Bryan Shaw, his lawyer said late Wednesday.
Shaw, an Encino jeweler, used information about Herbalife Ltd. and Skechers USA Inc. to profit in the stock market. He...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:50 AM
One of the most damaging pieces of evidence in the case against former KPMG senior partner Scott London, charged with criminal insider trading, is a photograph that allegedly shows London accepting an envelope stuffed with cash from his friend, a...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:11 PM
A former senior partner at accounting firm KPMG's Los Angeles office has agreed to plead guilty to a securities fraud charge of passing inside information about the firm's clients to a friend, who used it to make more than $1 million in stock trades....
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Annette Walter was chief operating officer of a fast-growing Baltimore real estate company. Her husband, Shawn, a former construction project manager, had launched a successful career in sales.
But in March, the Hunt Valley couple walked away from the...