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Merger week continues; Accenture eyes Booz: report

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Management consulting firm Accenture is in talks to acquire rival Booz & Co., a deal that would beef up its strategy and operations consulting services, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Santander bank official charged with insider trading

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have reported that they have charged a former high-ranking official at Madrid-based Banco Santander S.A. and a former judge in Spain with insider trading based on non-public information about a proposed acquisition for which the Spanish investment bank was acting as an adviser.