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The World's Leaders Are Failing To Curb Corruption. Here's Why

Frank Vogl | Posted 11.21.2014 | Crime
Frank Vogl

Rogue current and former dictators and global bribe-paying giant corporations are enjoying levels of impunity, which only encourage international corruption and money laundering. The G20 needs to use this event to forcefully declare "NO IMPUNITY."

The United States, BNP Paribas and French Sovereignty

Salim Lamrani | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Salim Lamrani

By meekly complying to Washington's injunctions France has renounced its independence and permanently tarnished its image on the international scene.

Big Bank Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas on Monday pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to forfeit $8.83 billion, as part of a broad i...

Big Bank Expected To Plead Guilty To Criminal Charge

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business

(Adds background, details, share price) PARIS, June 27 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas plans to slash its dividend and sell billions of euros ...

REPORT: Big Bank To Be Hit With Severe And Unheard Of Penalty

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business

By Karen Freifeld and Matthias Blamont NEW YORK/PARIS June 25 (Reuters) - BNP Paribas is likely to be suspended from converting foreig...

BNP Paribas Nears Huge Settlement

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business

(Repeats to additional subscribers. No change to text) * BNP seen paying $8-9 bln for sanctions breaches - source * Fran...

'There Is No Such Thing As Too Big To Jail'

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

(Adds background) By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing criminal in...

Middle Eastern Philanthropists Prefer Anonymity In Giving

Forbes | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact

The “BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index,” which compared philanthropists in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, found that philanthropists fr...

When Banks Become Pirates

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

* Banks seizing ships from defaulting owners * Banks putting in ship operators to avoid selling at loss * Shipping marke...

American Shocks World No. 1 Djokovic

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.17.2012 | Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Roger Federer overcame Rafael Nadal and the rain for a 6-3, 6-4 semifinal victory in the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday nig...

Romney's Family Trusts Failed To Keep His Divestment Pledge

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised in 2007 he would shed any investments that conflicted with Republican positions on hot-...

Greece Continues Debt Relief Talks As Vital Deadline Looms

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece was locked in a twin effort Friday to placate its creditors, seeking to secure a crucial debt relief deal with private i...

ECB Action Not Enough Save European Banks From S&P Downgrade Threat

Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

The half a trillion euros the European Central Bank pumped into the financial system buys hard-hit banks valuable time but will not in itself prot...

Moody's Downgrades Top French Banks

Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

Ratings agency Moody's downgraded the debt of BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA), Societe Generale (SOGN.PA), and Credit Agricole (CAGR.PA) on Friday, citing d...

Global Stocks Jump On New Debt Crisis Pledge

Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

(Natsuko Waki) - World stocks and the euro rose on Monday while top-rated government bonds and the dollar fell after German and French leaders pro...

Banks Suffer From Fears Of Greek Debt Default

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

LONDON — Fear that Greece will default on its debt, perhaps triggering a financial chain reaction that will cause another global recession, hurt Eur...

French Central Banker Blames Plunging Bank Shares On 'Unfounded Rumors'

AP | GREG KELLER and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business

PARIS — France, Italy, Spain and Belgium are banning short-selling on select stocks amid efforts to calm market turmoil that has sent bank share...

Goldman Cuts Growth Forecasts On Weak Consumer Spending

Posted 09.17.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs has cut its forecast for U.S. second-quarter growth to 1.5 percent from 2 percent, citing weak consumer spending. The downgrade f...

Mortgage Exec Sentenced, 'Deserves To Be Punished Severely'

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — An executive convicted of orchestrating a nearly $3 billion fraud as chairman of one of America's largest private mortgage compani...

European Banks May Need To Raise $72B To Meet New Capital Requirements

Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Steve Slater and Arno Schuetze) - Europe's banks may need to raise over 50 billion euros ($71.6 Billion) after regulators slappe...

Banking on the Next Fukushima

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

No one would build a reactor in a high-risk earthquake zone on a coast now. Not after Fukushima. Would they? Two of the world's biggest banks, HSBC and BNP Paribas, are doing just that. If completed according to plan, it will be the world's biggest nuclear power facility.

More Americans Signed Contracts To Buy Homes In February

AP | By DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, but sales were uneven across the country and not enough to signal a rebound in...

Iraq at the UN: Mission Accomplished?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

More than 20 years after sanctions were imposed on Iraq for Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, the UN Security Council lifted most restrictions, symbolically closing what Baghdad calls a "dark chapter" in its history.

Andy Roddick on Grand Slam-Worthy Grub

Sheila Marikar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sheila Marikar

While Andy Roddick would rather be chowing down on Mexican food, the No. 9 ranked player in the world, who turns 28 years old today, is sticking to a healthier diet for this tournament.

U.S. Bailout Helped Overseas Banks

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The $700 billion U.S. bailout program launched in response to the global economic meltdown had a far greater impact overseas than o...