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Energy Giant Shell Wins Major India Tax Case
Energy Giant Shell Wins Major India Tax Case
Shell has won a lengthy court battle against Indian tax authorities, marking a significant victory for multinationals involved in taxation wrangles in the country.
US Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline by Narrowest of Margins
Republicans vowed to approve the Keystone XL pipeline bill early in 2015 when the new Congress convenes with them in control of the next Senate.
Greenpeace Accuses Canada Pipeline Firm of 'Dirty Tricks'
Greenpeace Accuses Canada Pipeline Firm of 'Dirty Tricks'
Environmental pressure group Greenpeace accused pipeline firm TransCanada of "dirty tricks" Tuesday, publishing leaked documents that it said showed it plans to smear opponents of one of its projects.
Accused in Petrobras Corruption Case to Repay $165 Million
Accused in Petrobras Corruption Case to Repay $165 Million
Five people accused in a corruption scandal at Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras have agreed to return $165 million to the public purse in plea bargains with prosecutors.
Toyota Rolls Out World's First Mass Market Fuel-Cell Car
Toyota Rolls Out World's First Mass Market Fuel-Cell Car
Toyota announces it will start selling the world's first mass market fuel-cell car in Japan next month and elsewhere in 2015.
Actavis to Buy Botox Maker Allergan for $66 Billion
Actavis to Buy Botox Maker Allergan for $66 Billion
Actavis announces plans to acquire Allergan for $66 billion, creating a global pharmaceutical behemoth and likely ending the aggressive pursuit of Allergan by Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.
Volkswagen's SEAT to Exit Russia in Wake of Ruble Crash
Volkswagen's SEAT to Exit Russia in Wake of Ruble Crash
Volkswagen unit SEAT will quit the Russian market at the beginning of next year, driven out by a crash in the ruble and the dim economic outlook.
Fire at Factory in Eastern China Kills 18
Fire at Factory in Eastern China Kills 18
Eighteen people died in a fire at a food packaging plant in China, state media said Monday.
Halliburton to Acquire Baker Hughes for $34.6 Billion
Halliburton to Acquire Baker Hughes for $34.6 Billion
Halliburton will acquire rival Baker Hughes for $34.6 billion in cash and equity, the companies announced Monday.
GM Extends Compensation Deadline Over Ignition Recall
GM Extends Compensation Deadline Over Ignition Recall
General Motors has extended the deadline for compensation claims related to an ignition-switch problem that has been linked to 32 deaths.
Keystone Pipeline Passes One US Legislative Hurdle
Keystone Pipeline Passes One US Legislative Hurdle
The House approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to bring oil from Canada, but the measure could still find itself blocked in the Senate.
Second Petrobras Director Arrested in Graft Case
Second Petrobras Director Arrested in Graft Case
Brazilian police make 27 arrests, including the detention of a former official for state-owned oil giant Petrobras, as a multibillion-dollar kickback scandal deepens.
Canada To Begin Ebola Vaccine Trials
Canada To Begin Ebola Vaccine Trials
Canada is starting trials of its experimental Ebola vaccine on a small group of people in the Atlantic port city of Halifax.
Big Investment for Ireland as Bristol-Myers Squibb Builds Biologics Facility
Big Investment for Ireland as Bristol-Myers Squibb Builds Biologics Facility
The new manufacturing plant will take four years to build and will create 350-400 highly skilled jobs, including scientists, engineers and bio-process operators, and up to 1,000 temporary construction jobs.
G20 Set for 'Very Aggressive' Crackdown on Tax Avoidance
Closing corporate tax loopholes and endorsing a common reporting standard to increase transparency are set to be a primary focus of the G20 summit in Brisbane this weekend.
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