United States: NYC Sugary Drink Ban Halted - Fox Rothschild LLP
Several news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, are reporting that a judge has entered an injunction halting New York City and Mayor Bloomberg's sugary drink ban, which was scheduled to go into effect on March 12th.
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What News Corp.’s Breakup and the Demise of ‘The Daily’ Mean for the Future of Murdoch’s Media Empire
Billionaire mogul Rupert Murdoch‘s plan to split his giant media conglomerate News Corp. into two independent publicly traded companies began to take shape Monday, after the company announced a flurry of management and organizational changes ahead of the breakup. The moves are further evidence of Murdoch’s plan to focus on entertainment assets — he’s making a big push into regional U.S. sports television ahead of a possible national Fox sports network — as News Corp. seeks to regain its footing after a tough phone-hacking-and-police-corruption scandal involving its U.K. newspaper business. Perhaps the most striking news, from a technology and media perspective, is the announcement that News Corp. plans to close The Daily, the New York-based iPad newspaper that was launched to great fanfare less than two years ago. To start with, Murdoch announced that Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thomson, a former top editor at The Times of London and the Financial Times, will become ...
Wall Street Journal editor to lead News Corp. unit
Robert Thomson tapped as chief executive of soon-to-be created publishing company retaining News Corp. name. Entertainment assets to be housed in unit called Fox Group.
Banks Waive Fees for Residents in Path of Hurricane Sandy
Anticipating a storm-related cash crunch and bill-paying delays, Chase and Citibank announced on Sunday that they would waive overdraft, ATM, and/or late fees for customers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut who will get hit by historic Hurricane Sandy over the next 72 hours. JP Morgan Chase — the nation’s largest bank — sent an e-mail to customers Sunday night informing them that all overdraft fees and late fees on credit cards and business and consumer loans would be waived through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Customers have until the end of business Thursday to make sure their accounts and balances are up-to-date to avoid a fee. (MORE: 11 Weirdest Election-Themed Products) Similarly, Citibank announced that fees would be waived for New York City residents who use another bank’s ATM, according to The Wall Street Journal. As of Sunday evening Bank of America had not announced any specific move that would eliminate fees for any of the estimated 50 million people in the path of Hurricane ...
Gobal Economic Outlook Looks Gloomy
Finance ministers and central bankers are on their way to Tokyo for their annual get-together sponsored by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal , about whether the financial crisis is behind us.
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