Aurora Cannabis says it hasn’t struck a deal with MedReleaf after shares halted, pending news

Aurora Cannabis says it hasn’t struck a deal with MedReleaf after shares halted, pending news

MedReleaf Corp. and Aurora Cannabis Inc. shares were briefly halted Thursday and resumed trading after the companies announced they have held discussions, but no agreement has been reached. Trading resumed mid-afternoon after being halted “pending news” for several hours. The companies issued press releases saying they were aware of media reports that MedReleaf was seeking…

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Ex-Valeant official was a  ‘double agent’ who pocketed $9.7 million in bribery scheme, jury told

Ex-Valeant official was a ‘double agent’ who pocketed $9.7 million in bribery scheme, jury told

An alias email account, fake business cards and a shell company named “Liberation” in Dutch were all part of a former Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. executive’s bribery scheme that duped the drugmaker, a Manhattan jury was told. Gary Tanner, a onetime senior director at Valeant, got a US$9.7 million kickback from Andrew Davenport, the former…

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