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French Regulator Approves Hermes Anti-Takeover Plan

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Paris—Hermès’ majority shareholders—descendants of the luxurygoods brand’s founding family—won an important round in their battle to keep LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton from taking control of the company. On Thursday, Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), the French stock market regulator, ruled in favor of the family shareholders who shareholders decided …

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Hats Off for New Congresswoman

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Washington—When Frederica Wilson was sworn in Wednesday into the 112th Congress, the freshman congresswoman started her first day on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives without her signature look—a hat. Elected Nov. 2, 2010, to South Florida’s 17th Congressional District, Wilson garnered press not only for her political …