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  • New rules not likely to stop Chiquita inversion, expert says

    Tougher new Treasury Department rules meant to deter companies from moving offshore for lower taxes come as Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International is planning to merge with an Irish produce company and move its headquarters to Dublin. But...
  • New rules unlikely to stop Medtronic deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Newly announced tax rules will make it more complex and expensive for U.S. companies to pursue maneuvers like Medtronic's proposal to acquire Irish health care company Covidien and move the combined company's legal headquarters overseas....
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Tax Inversions 101: A pocket guide

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Treasury department this week announced a new set of regulations to crack down on the wave of "corporate inversions," in which American companies lower their tax bill by, simply put, relocating their legal corporate addresses...
  • U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. The sanctions,...
  • U.S. Senate approves Sheets as Treasury undersecretary

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate approved Nathan Sheets as the Treasury's top official on international affairs, charged with pressing Washington's position on everything from the value of China's currency to how to resolve Europe's debt crisis. In...
  • U.S. Treasury's Lew says growth lagging in euro zone, Japan

    CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Friday called on the euro zone and Japan to do more to spur growth as the global economy continues to disappoint, highlighting what is sure to be a bone of contention as Group of 20...
  • 'Mr. Confession' and his boss drive China's antitrust crusade

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings. The printed list...
  • U.S. Congress may yet reach a deal to curb inversions, lawmaker says

    U.S. Congress may yet reach a deal to curb inversions, lawmaker says
    Congress may yet pass legislation this year to curb foreign buyout deals that allow corporations to cut their U.S. income taxes, a leading Democratic lawmaker said on Monday. Many large corporations have moved to trim their taxes in recent months by...
  • Watchdog says U.S. risk council lacks tools to spot market threats

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog on Wednesday slammed a post-crisis regulatory council created to spot emerging financial market risks, saying the group operates with little transparency and does not have all the tools to do its job....
  • Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ

    Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has written to the Chinese government warning that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for U.S.-China relations, the Wall Street...