Copies of the Financial Times  sit in a rack at a newsstand in London. Concerns have been raised over the ’pink paper’s new owner

The decision by the Nikkei group, publisher of Japan’s top financial newspaper, to pay £844 million (€1.2 billion) for one of the marquee brands in gl(...)

Toshiba Corp president and chief executive Hisao Tanaka arrives for a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo. Photograph: Reuters

Japan Inc’s efforts to improve the international image of its boardrooms have been dealt a blow with the resignation of top business leaders in a $(...)

James “Jim” Lillie, chief executive of Jarden.  Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Jarden Corp said it would buy disposable tableware maker Waddington Group for $1.35 billion, bolstering a portfolio of brands that ranges from Sunbeam(...)

Sony agreed to sell half its stake in Olympus to fund strategic investments, just two years after the Japanese companies formed a medical-device venture.

Sony agreed to sell half its stake in Olympus to fund strategic investments, just two years after the Japanese companies formed a medical-device ventu(...)

Holfeld Plastics’ Arklow plant, which produces plastic packaging for food processors in Ireland and Europe

Food packaging manufacturer Holfeld Plastics will spend €3.5 million on expanding the business over the next two years following its acquisition by US(...)

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Spyglass appOnly available for Apple’s mobile OS at the moment (watch out for confusion with various Android apps carrying the same name), Spyglass is(...)

Michael Woodford, former chief executive of Olympus: didn’t want to be sitting in rooms again “doing bullshit bingo”. Photograph:  Iain White Photography

Corporate whistleblower Michael Woodford, who addressed a session of the European Insurance Forum 2014 in a Dublin hotel yesterday, tells his story we(...)

Michael Woodford, former global chief executive of Olympus at the 2014 European Insurance Forum, Dublin.

Finding that most of your work colleagues just don’t want to get involved is the most notable aspect to being a whistleblower, one of the world’s most(...)

Olympus has said six Japanese trust banks have filed a lawsuit against it, seeking $273 million in damages relating to a 2011 accounting scandal. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Olympus said six Japanese trust banks have filed a lawsuit against the endoscope maker seeking 27.9 billion yen ($273 million) for damages relating(...)

Olympus Has Fallen

If you’re the kind of chap – and you’d likely be a chap, no offence – who thought that Law Abiding Citizen (...)