Corporate governance

Paul Manafort's former bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn, left, walks to the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, to testify at President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Manafort's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Washkuhn testified that Manafort kept her in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy millions in luxury items and personal expenses. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
August 03, 2018 - 7:16 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort inflated his business income by millions of dollars and kept his bookkeeper in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy luxury items and pay personal expenses, according to testimony during his trial Thursday. But he otherwise approved "every...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, a name of Samsung Biologics Co. is displayed at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea. A South Korean regulator says Samsung Biologics has intentionally breached accounting rules. The Financial Services Commission said Thursday, July 13, 2018, that it will bring the case to prosecutors and ask Samsung Biologics to dismiss executives in charge of accounting breaches.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
July 12, 2018 - 5:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top financial regulator said Thursday it had found intentional breaches of accounting rules at Samsung Biologics, the contract drugmaking unit once seen as Samsung's future growth engine. The Financial Services Commission said it will bring the case to...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A newly-released 2018 financial disclosure shows that White House special adviser Jared Kushner’s wealth and debt both rose significantly over the year. It’s an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts that confront many of his investments. The disclosure issued late June 11, by the White House shows that Kushner’s assets totaled at least $181 million. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 11, 2018 - 11:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial disclosure forms released late Monday show that White House special adviser — and President Donald Trump's son-in-law — Jared Kushner's wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A newly-released 2018 financial disclosure shows that White House special adviser Jared Kushner’s wealth and debt both rose significantly over the year. It’s an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts that confront many of his investments. The disclosure issued late June 11, by the White House shows that Kushner’s assets totaled at least $181 million. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 11, 2018 - 10:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial disclosure forms released late Monday show that White House special adviser — and President Donald Trump's son-in-law — Jared Kushner's wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 16, 2018 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's financial disclosure report (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has released his annual financial disclosure, reporting a pension plan from the state of Indiana worth between $500,000 and $1 million and credit card debt...
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From left, Kim Sinatra, Dee Dee Myers, executive vice president at Warner Bros., and Wendy Webb, CEO of Kestrel Advisors, participate during a women's forum at the Wynn hotel and casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2018 - 6:24 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ahead of Wynn Resorts annual shareholders meeting, the casino operator's four female directors sought to reassure employees the company is committed to moving onto a new chapter following the sexual misconduct scandal that engulfed its founder earlier this year. The directors,...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York hedge fund founder was arrested Wednesday on charges that he exaggerated his company's performance by over $200 million to impress and preserve investors. Anilesh Ahuja, 49, of Manhattan, was charged with conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud. Federal officials said...
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May 09, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York hedge fund founder was arrested Wednesday on charges that he exaggerated his company's performance by over $200 million to impress and preserve investors. Anilesh Ahuja, 49, of Manhattan, was charged with conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud. Federal officials said...
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U.S. Attorney David Weiss holds a press conference Thursday, May 3, 2018, at his district office in Wilmington, Del., after 11 women and a man returned guilty verdicts for all four defendants in the Wilmington Trust fraud trial. (Suchat Pederson /The News Journal via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 11:15 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — As plans for strip malls and new residential communities stalled in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, with weeds instead of houses sprouting in former farm fields, developers in Delaware were having a hard time paying off millions of dollars in construction loans owed...
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Kobe Steel President and CEO Hiroya Kawasaki reacts as he listens to a reporter's question during a press conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Kawasaki is stepping down over a scandal that surfaced last year involving massive falsification of inspections data of the company’s products. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 06, 2018 - 3:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — The chief executive of major Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel is stepping down over a scandal that surfaced last year involving massive falsification of data from inspections of the company's products. Hiroya Kawasaki, who is also chairman and president, said Tuesday he is stepping down...
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