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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said that U.K.-based biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca plc. (AZN, AZN.L) agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act through improper payments by overseas sales staff to state-employed healthcare...

Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB (OASM), a Swedish developer of a new generation of drugs within human and veterinary oncology, announced Wednesday the appointment of Fredrik Gynnerstedt to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Gynnerstedt's employment begins on December 1, 2016 and he will be a member...

Rovi Corp. (ROVI), hich provides on-screen guides for pay-TV listings, said that Pete Thompson will join the company as executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective September 6, 2016. Thompson, reporting to Rovi's president and CEO Tom Carson, will be based in the TiVo office in...

Brown-Forman Corp. (BFA, BFB) announced, for fiscal 2017, the company anticipates: underlying net sales growth, excluding excise taxes, of 4% to 6%; underlying operating income growth of 7% to 9%; and earnings per share of $1.71 to $1.81, which includes foreign exchange headwinds of approximately $0.03...

Allergan plc (AGN) announced that its subsidiaries Forest Laboratories, LLC, Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd. and Allergan USA, along with Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ADMS), have entered into a settlement agreement with Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC and Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York, LLC. The...

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) announced it acquired the patent rights for BAYQIK quasi-isothermal sulfuric acid converter technology and other related technology from Bayer AG. Terms of the transaction will not be disclosed. As per the terms of the agreement, the technology transfer includes...

Royal Philips (PHG) and Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., announced they are teaming up to leverage each other's respective leading capabilities - Philips' leadership in connected health informatics and regulated health care cloud data management and analytics,...

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE) reported Wednesday that its first-quarter net income climbed to $9.2 million, or $0.46 per share from last year's $4.3 million, or $0.19 per share. Adjusted net income was $9.6 million, or $0.48 per share, compared to $11.7 million, or $0.51 per share a year ago. On...

Sony Pictures Networks India, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corp.(SON.L, SNE), said that it agreed to acquire TEN Sports Network from India's Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited or ZEE and its subsidiaries for US$385 million. Completion of the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. The...

Genesys (GNSY), and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (ININ) announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Genesys will acquire Interactive Intelligence in a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion. Interactive Intelligence shareholders will receive $60.50 per share in...

Mattel, Inc. (MAT) announced Wednesday that its unit American Girl, a premium brand for girls, entered into a multi-year partnership with toy and baby products retailer Toys"R"Us, Inc. With the collaboration, Toys"R"Us will be the first and only U.S.-based retailer to feature American Girl shop-in-shops...

IDEX Corp. (IEX) announced that Michael Yates has been appointed interim CFO, effective September 9. Yates has been at IDEX for 11 years and has served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since 2010. Heath Mitts has resigned from his position as Senior Vice President and CFO of IDEX, effective...

Boeing (BA) announced its delivery of first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan Airways' fleet consists of 34 aircraft, including nine Boeing 767 and six Boeing 757 airplanes. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an all-new, super-efficient...

The online retailer Amazon Inc. (AMZN) has introduced its Dash buttons in the UK, which allows customers to place an instant order on AmazonFresh by just pushing a button at their home. The Dash button comes with adhesives. With a single click, customers can place an Amazon order using the Internet...

Bouygues (BOUYY.PK) reported a first-half net loss attributable to the Group of 28 million euros compared to a loss of 42 million euros, last year. Excluding exceptional items, net profit attributable to the Group was 46 million euros compared to a loss of 4 million euros, previous year. First-half...

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