The US agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland has been forced to confront a history of alleged price fixing and market-rigging as its seeks to win regulatory approval for its controversial takeover of GrainCorp. ADM has encountered intense questioning from a senate estimates committee amid concer... ...more
ELEANOR HALL: The US agribusiness giant that's seeking to win approval from Australian regulators to takeover GrainCorp, was today forced to confront its history of alleged price fixing and market-rigging.
The head of Archer Daniels Midland's grains division encountered intense questioning from a... ...more
BY Jacob Greber
EXECUTIVES of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), making a $3 billion takeover bid for GrainCorp, faced aggressive questioning by Coalition MPs on Tuesday about the US-based agribusiness' history of price-fixing and whether it planned to use so-called thin-capitalisation rules to ... ...more
BY Rob Harris
AGRIBUSINESS giant Archer Daniels Midland has faced an intense grilling of its $3 billion takeover of GrainCorp.
Coalition senators Bill Heffernan and Fiona Nash probed executives in a committee hearing of past accusations that it engaged in ``rigging'' markets and price fix... ...more
by: David Crowe, National Affairs Editor
From: The Australian
June 18, 2013 5:07PM
COALITION senators have taken aim at a $3 billion takeover of the nation's biggest grain handler by grilling the bidder about past accusations that it engaged in price-fixing and "rigging" markets.
Charles Sturt University (CSU) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Andrew Vann, has welcomed the support of the NSW National Party for the University's rural medical school proposal.
CSU and La Trobe University have announced a partnership to establish the Murray Darling Medical School, based at the... ...more
The NSW Nationals are calling on federal Treasurer Wayne Swan to prevent the sale of Australia's largest grain handler to a US-owned corporation.
GrainCorp is currently working with food giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to complete a $3 billion takeover.
More than 300 delegates at the NSW Nation... ...more
BY John Ross
ALMOST one college has been closed down for every ten audits conducted so far by the national vocational training regulator.
A Senate estimates committee last week heard that the national vocational training regulator, ASQA, had deregistered or refused to re-register 127 providers ... ...more