- Medical cost containment services company One Call Care Management is preparing to bid close to $2 billion for peer Helios, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be one of the workers' compensation sector's biggest mergers.
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the latest round of U.N. climate talks drew to a close in Bonn on Friday, the tiny island state of Dominica was beginning a second day of national mourning for more than 30 people killed a week ago by a tropical storm, and some 35 reported missing.
GENEVA, Sept 4 - Five former Geneva wealth managers have paid "substantial compensation" to settle criminal complaints brought by clients whose assets they had invested with U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday.
GENEVA, Sept 4 - Criminal complaints in a case related to U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff have been dropped after "strong compensation" was agreed for the victims, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday.
CAPE TOWN, Sept 4 - Eskom supports South Africa's plans to build more nuclear power stations because the benefits outweigh any cost concerns, the utility's acting chief executive said on Friday.
* Within squeeze out procedure, cash compensation of the remaining shareholders has now been set at 540.00 euros ($601.83) per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.8973 euros) (Gdynia Newsroom)
* U.S. license holder also facing accusations of unfair treatment
TOKYO - Japan's inflation-adjusted real wages rose in July from a year earlier, up for the first time in 27 months, and nominal wages bounced from the prior month's drop, government data showed on Friday, in a sign of gradual pick-up in pay.
DETROIT, Sept 3 - The Detroit Three automakers are showing increased interest in the United Auto Workers union's proposal that they pool their healthcare systems, a sign that contract talks between the union and manufacturers are down to the big money issues.
WASHINGTON, Sept 3 - U.S. small businesses stepped up hiring in August and more employers reported they could not find qualified workers for open positions, indicating the labor market was tightening.