Corporate governance

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa speaks during a press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Nissan's board met Monday but failed to pick a new chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations, saying more discussion was needed. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
December 17, 2018 - 3:39 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan's board met Monday but failed to pick a new chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations, saying more discussion was needed. Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa told reporters that the board...
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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 - 9:37 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 - 2:52 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 - 1:56 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 - 1:58 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 - 8:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations of financial violations against him (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The economy ministers of Japan and France say they're committed to the alliance between carmakers Nissan and Renault 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 - 6:27 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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A man walks past the logo of Nissan Motor Co. at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. France's Renault says it has decided to keep its CEO Carlos Ghosn on despite his arrest in Japan on allegations that he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and misreported his income. Renault's board of directors announced late Tuesday that the No. 2 at the company, Chief Operating Officer Thierry Bollore, would temporarily fill in for Ghosn. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 21, 2018 - 12:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained for another 10 days following his arrest on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain, Japanese media reported Wednesday. The board of Nissan Motor Co. is set to...
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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 20, 2018 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before joining the Justice Department, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $1 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn't disclose its donors, according to financial disclosure forms released Tuesday. The documents, released by the Justice Department...
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In this Nov. 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Getting Trump's tax returns is high on the list of Democratic priorities now that they have won the House. By law, the leaders of tax-writing committees in the House and Senate can obtain tax returns and related information from the Internal Revenue Service. The House panel will be controlled by the Democrats next year. Yet there’s no guarantee that the Trump administration will provide the president’s returns. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 08, 2018 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting President Donald Trump's tax returns is high on the list of Democratic priorities now that they have won the House. By law, the leaders of tax-writing committees in the House and Senate can obtain tax returns and related information from the Internal Revenue Service...
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