April 5 Headlines
Skilling in talks on early jail release
Facebook throws social web over mobiles
Hewlett-Packard chairman to step down
MF Global report blames Corzine
Ex-Monte dei Paschi chiefs face sanctions
BG executive directors to forgo bonuses
Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling could be
released early as his lawyers negotiate with the U.S. Justice
Facebook has launched a new app that replaces the
home screens of some Android phones with photos and status
updates from the social network.
Hewlett-Packard said Chairman Ray Lane has stepped
down and will be succeeded by activist investor Ralph Whitworth
on an interim basis.
MF Global's court-appointed trustee has blamed
Jon Corzine's dangerous trading strategy and inadequate risk
controls for helping to bring down the brokerage.
Italy's central bank has begun sanctions procedures against
former directors, managers and auditors of the country's
third-largest lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena which
could result in up to 5 million euros in fines.
Outgoing Chief Executive Frank Chapman and other top
executives at BG Group will not get a bonus for 2012.