| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The board overseeing Maryland's health exchange voted unanimously Tuesday evening to scrap its dysfunctional website and adopt software developed by Deloitte Consulting and used by the more successful health exchange in Connecticut.
The software is...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:53 AM
ROME -- In the most concrete sign to date of his intention to reform the Vatican, Pope Francis announced the creation Monday of a single authority to handle all business, administrative and personnel management at the Holy See, a response to the rash of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Shares of Herbalife Ltd. stock surged more than 9% Monday after the company said its new accounting firm made "no material changes" after re-auditing three years of the company’s financial statements.
The new audits were required because KPMG...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:57 AM
This year, even bad news has ended up boosting Herbalife Ltd. stock.
The latest example is the company's accounting difficulties. KPMG resigned as Herbalife's auditor in April after one of its partners admitted to an insider-trading scheme involving the...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:25 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating the massive advisory fee involved in Olympus Corp's takeover of a British company, a person familiar with the probe said, in a deepening scandal that has wiped out more than half the company's value.
| 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 10, 2013
| 7:00 PM
It was the Starbucks sting.
The defining moment in the KPMG insider-trading scandal took place over coffee at a Starbucks in the San Fernando Valley, where the accountant at the center of the case was set up by his longtime friend.
| 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 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...