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Nissan faces U.S. probe over executive pay after Carlos Ghosn case raises questions

Business Jan 28, 2019

Nissan faces U.S. probe over executive pay after Carlos Ghosn case raises questions

by Neil Weinberg, David Voreacos and Matthew Campbell

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Nissan Motor Co. accurately disclosed its executive pay in the U.S., according to several sources. The U.S. financial regulator is examining whether Nissan's executive-pay disclosures were accurate and whether the carmaker maintained adequate controls to prevent improper ...

Business Jan 28, 2019

Trump lifts Rusal sanctions as Putin ally Oleg Deripaska cuts stake

The U.S. Treasury Department on Sunday lifted sanctions on three firms tied to Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, including United Co. Rusal, a move that will provide relief to the global aluminum market. Deripaska, an ally of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, will remain under U.S. sanctions, ...

Business / Economy Jan 28, 2019

Retail rout deepens as U.K. and Germany lose thousands of jobs

Europe's retail crisis deepened as companies in the U.K. to Germany are set to cut thousands of jobs as online shopping accelerates erosion of sales from traditional bricks-and-mortar stores. Tesco, the biggest U.K. grocer, will eliminate about 15,000 positions and close meat, fish and delicatessen ...

BlackRock data leak affecting thousands also ensnared Envestnet advisers

Business Jan 28, 2019

BlackRock data leak affecting thousands also ensnared Envestnet advisers

Financial advisers served by technology provider Envestnet Inc. were among the thousands affected by a data leak at BlackRock Inc., the world's largest asset manager. Envestnet was informed by BlackRock that some adviser information was inadvertently released, Estee Jimerson, managing director and head of asset ...

Tamawashi vows to keep up with young challengers

Sumo Jan 28, 2019

Tamawashi vows to keep up with young challengers

Late-blooming sekiwake Tamawashi, who won his first title at the age of 34 in the just-concluded New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, said Monday he does not intend to slow down despite taking his time to claim the Emperor's Cup. A day after winning the 15-day ...

Kata aces Ryo Kiyuna, Kiyou Shimizu strike gold in Paris

More Sports Jan 28, 2019

Kata aces Ryo Kiyuna, Kiyou Shimizu strike gold in Paris

Japan underlined its dominance of the kata discipline at the opening event of the Karate-1 Premier League season on Sunday, with Ryo Kiyuna taking the men's gold and Kiyou Shimizu taking the women's title. Kiyuna, who became the kata world champion for the third consecutive ...