Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings

Reuters | Jul 11, 2019 at 5:51 PM

Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business groups.

Fugitive Jeweler Convicted of Money Laundering in U.K.

Bloomberg | Jul 11, 2019 at 5:07 PM

A fugitive luxury jeweler, who was initially dropped from the U.K.’s high-profile Tabernula insider-trading case because he was too ill, was convicted of laundering the proceeds of the scheme with the help of offshore companies and false invoices, the financial regulator said.