Corporate governance

FILE - In this Nov. 19 2018, file photo, Nissan Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa speaks during a press conference at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarter, in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Nissan’s board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations. The Dec. 17, 2018, meeting comes amid an unfolding scandal that threatens the Japanese automaker’s two-decade alliance with Renault SA of France and its global brand, as well as highlighting shoddy governance. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)
December 16, 2018 - 11:37 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations. Monday's meeting comes amid an unfolding scandal that threatens the Japanese automaker's two-decade alliance with Renault SA of France and its global...
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Tokyo Detention Center, where former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is being detained, stands in Tokyo Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Tokyo prosecutors say Ghosn, who was arrested on Nov. 19, is suspected of underreporting income by 5 billion yen ($44 million) over five years. Japanese media are reporting that the government Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission is accusing Nissan as a company, along with Ghosn and another executive, of underreporting income. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 10, 2018 - 4:52 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on charges against former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last month on suspicion of underreporting his income (all times local): 7 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan-French relations are unshakable despite concerns over the future of...
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November 30, 2018 - 3:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court confirmed Friday that it has approved extending the detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn for 10 more days. The Tokyo District Court said it approved prosecutors' request to keep Ghosn until Dec. 10 for further investigation into his financial irregularities...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine, waits for President Donald Trump to walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Shine has received many millions in severance from Fox New Channel’s parent company and is owed millions more in bonuses and options, a new financial disclosure report shows. The report released Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, shows that Shine received $8.4 in severance pay from 21st Century Fox after he left in May 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
November 23, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine has received millions of dollars in severance from Fox News Channel's parent company and is owed millions more, a new financial disclosure report shows. The report released Friday shows that Shine...
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France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, left, welcomes Japan's Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko prior to a meeting in Paris, France, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Nissan's board will meet Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 22, 2018 - 3:06 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations of financial violations against him (all times local): 6 a.m. The acting chief of carmaker Renault is seeking to soothe markets, car buyers and his employees by promising continuity despite the...
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 21, 2018 - 8:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned more than $1.2 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn't disclose its donors, according to the nonprofit's tax filings. Whitaker's earnings represented a sizable chunk of the charity's...
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Smoke hangs over the scorched remains of Old Town Plaza following the wildfire in Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The shopping center housed a Safeway and other businesses. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 15, 2018 - 9:08 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation its equipment may have sparked a deadly Northern California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills to harden its system against wildfires and deliver...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Tesla has announced that Robyn Denholm of Australia's Telstra will become its new board chair. Musk agreed to vacate his post as board chairman as part of a settlement with U.S. regulators of a lawsuit alleging he duped investors with misleading statements about a proposed buyout of the company. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
November 08, 2018 - 8:29 am
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla's board has named one of its own as chairman to replace Elon Musk, complying with terms of a fraud settlement with U.S. securities regulators. The electric car and solar panel company's board on Thursday named Australian telecommunications executive Robyn Denholm as chairman,...
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FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows the logo of Tesla Model 3 at the Auto show in Paris. U.S. securities investigators have subpoenaed information from Tesla about production forecasts for the Model 3 electric car that were made last year, the company acknowledged in a regulatory filing Friday, Nov. 2. The disclosure in Tesla’s quarterly financial report also says the Securities and Exchange Commission subpoena covered other public statements made about Model 3 production. The filing also says Tesla is cooperating with a Justice Department request for information about production. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 02, 2018 - 12:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. securities investigators have subpoenaed information from Tesla about production forecasts for the Model 3 electric car that were made last year, the company acknowledged in a regulatory filing Friday. The disclosure in Tesla's quarterly financial report also says the Securities...
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FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2018 file photo, fire investigators pause while searching the debris at a home which exploded following a gas line failure in Lawrence, Mass. Federal prosecutors have been conducting a criminal investigation into the natural gas explosions and fires that rocked three communities north of Boston in September. NiSource, the parent company of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, disclosed Thursday, Nov. 1, it is cooperating with a criminal investigation by U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling’s office. The Indiana-based utility made the disclosure in its quarterly financial disclosure report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
November 01, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into the natural gas explosions and fires that rocked three communities near Boston in September, a utility company said Thursday. NiSource, the parent company of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, said it is cooperating with the...
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