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CFATS to maintain accelerated pace of site security plan authorizations


  • Bloomberg Government (subscription required)

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program plans to keep up its accelerated pace of authorizations and approvals for site security plans, an official said. Each month, the program plans to… Read More


Toms sells big stake to Bain Capital


  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Ethical shoemaker Toms has sold a 50% stake to Bain Capital in a deal valuing the company at $625 million. Officials said the sale wouldn't affect Toms founder Blake Mycoskie's policy of giving away a… Read More