Margrethe Vestager

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Guardian Unlimited
Central banks can’t save the markets from a crash. They shouldn’t even tryLike children clinging to their parents, stock market traders turned to their c
Central banks can’t save the markets from a crash. They shouldn’t even try
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Like children clinging to their parents, stock market traders turned to their central banks last week as they sought protection from the frightening economic figures coming out of China. Surely, they asked, the central banks would ward off the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Google ridicules EU's 'peculiar' demands in antitrust caseMargrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner, fired off a statement of objec
Google ridicules EU's 'peculiar' demands in antitrust case
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner, fired off a statement of objections threatening fines and enforced changes to the way search results are displayed. Photo / Getty Google has ridiculed demands by European Union antitrust regulators to... Read more
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International Business Times
Google rejects EU's antitrust complaints citing benefits to consumers and advertisers Google (Nasdaq:GOOG) has rejected the European Union's antitrust complaints aga
Google rejects EU's antitrust complaints citing benefits to consumers and advertisers
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Google (Nasdaq:GOOG) has rejected the European Union's antitrust complaints against it, saying the case is "wrong as a matter of fact, law and economics". The company's comments came in its lengthy reply to the EU, which accused the internet giant of... Read more
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eWeek
Google Denies All EU Antitrust Charges Against Search BusinessFour months after European Union regulators accused it of abusing its search en
Google Denies All EU Antitrust Charges Against Search Business
eWeek / Posted 4 days ago
Four months after European Union regulators accused it of abusing its search engine position, company formally denies the complaint. Responding to a formal statement of objections (SO) filed against the company by European Union antitrust chief... Read more
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TechCrunch
Google On EU’s Anti-Competitive Claims: “Concerns Are Unfounded”We’re a little over five years into the EU’s antitrust investigation of Google,
Google On EU’s Anti-Competitive Claims: “Concerns Are Unfounded”
TechCrunch / Posted 4 days ago
We’re a little over five years into the EU’s antitrust investigation of Google, and today’s back and forth is about Google Shopping results. Back in April, Europe’s antitrust chief, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, said: Our preliminary... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
Google rejects EU anti-trust accusationsUS internet search giant Google has rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regul
Google rejects EU anti-trust accusations
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 4 days ago
US internet search giant Google has rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance. It's the technology giant's first formal reaction to allegations by Brussels earlier this year. 'We believe that the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Google rejects EU anti-trust accusationsUS internet search giant Google has rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regul
Google rejects EU anti-trust accusations
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
US internet search giant Google has rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance. It's the technology giant's first formal reaction to allegations by Brussels earlier this year. 'We believe that the... Read more
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Eu Business
Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as 'wrong' — EU(BRUSSELS) - US Internet search giant Google on Thursday rejected accusations b
Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as 'wrong' — EU
Eu Business / Posted 4 days ago
(BRUSSELS) - US Internet search giant Google on Thursday rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance, in its first formal reaction to allegations by Brussels earlier this year. "We believe that the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as ‘wrong’ | mb.com.ph | Philippine NewsGoogle rejects EU anti-trust charges as ‘wrong’ US Internet search giant Googl
Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as ‘wrong’ | mb.com.ph | Philippine News
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as ‘wrong’ US Internet search giant Google on Thursday rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance, in its first formal reaction to allegations by Brussels... Read more
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The Irish Times
Google hits back at ‘peculiar and problematic’ EU commission demands Internet giant has filed response to EU competition complaint Google, which i
Google hits back at ‘peculiar and problematic’ EU commission demands
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Internet giant has filed response to EU competition complaint Google, which is changing its structure by establishing a new company called Alphabet, could face a fine as a result... Read more
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The Register
Google: Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am – stuck in the middle of EUThe European Commission’s antitrust case against Google is wrong “as a matter o
Google: Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am – stuck in the middle of EU
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
The European Commission’s antitrust case against Google is wrong “as a matter of fact, law, and economics,” so says, er, Google. On Thursday, the California monster publicly responded to the charges put to it by the Commish in April, namely that... Read more
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The Register
Google Images: EU Commish opens new front against Chocolate FactoryIn its latest round of questions sent to rivals regarding the activities and wo
Google Images: EU Commish opens new front against Chocolate Factory
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
In its latest round of questions sent to rivals regarding the activities and workings of Google, the European Commission has turned the spotlight on the search giant’s image grabbing facilities. Its most recent questionnaires (RFIs, or requests for... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comThe closure of Cyprus Airways and the European Commission's decision on "illega
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 5 days ago
The closure of Cyprus Airways and the European Commission's decision on "illegal state aid" remains a headache for Brussels, since the Maltese MEP and former Prime Minister Alfred Sant has submitted questions on the National Cypriot airline’s demise... Read more
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The Register
Should all Europeans be able to watch Estonian football? Consultation launchedEurope’s Digital Commissioner wants to know what you think about copyright rule
Should all Europeans be able to watch Estonian football? Consultation launched
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
Europe’s Digital Commissioner wants to know what you think about copyright rules for satellite broadcasters and cable companies. The consultation asks whether 22-year-old EU rules that define where and how satellite broadcasters and cable companies... Read more
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The Register
EU Commish demands proof of Google's evil from rivals, customersIt’s the anti-trust case that keeps on giving. The European Commission has sent
EU Commish demands proof of Google's evil from rivals, customers
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
It’s the anti-trust case that keeps on giving. The European Commission has sent out yet more questionnaires to Google's rivals to ask about the Chocolate Factory’s alleged anti-competitive behaviour. As always, the Commish refused to confirm on the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Europe Is Finally Taking On Silicon ValleyThe European Commission—the executive body of the E.U.—wants to supercharge its
How Europe Is Finally Taking On Silicon Valley
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
The European Commission—the executive body of the E.U.—wants to supercharge its sluggish startup scene and cultivate a generation of Skypes that don’t emigrate to America. Ten of the fiercest, most unexpected business battles that are changing the... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google has been thrown another lifeline in EC antitrust caseINTERNET SEARCH FIRM Google has been thrown another lifeline in its European an
Google has been thrown another lifeline in EC antitrust case
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 17 days ago
INTERNET SEARCH FIRM Google has been thrown another lifeline in its European antitrust case after the European Commission granted the company another two-week extension. The charges, officially a Statement of Objections, were filed in April and... Read more
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The Register
EU clears UK to give £50m to SABRE space launcher engineTheir benevolent highnesses at the European Commission have seen fit to allow t
EU clears UK to give £50m to SABRE space launcher engine
The Register / Posted 17 days ago
Their benevolent highnesses at the European Commission have seen fit to allow the UK to grant £50m towards the designing of the SABRE space launcher, after questioning whether the grant was in line with EU state aid rules. The Synergetic... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Google given two weeks to defend itself against €6bn EU probeDeadline for search engine extended as it prepares to challenge antitrust alleg
Google given two weeks to defend itself against €6bn EU probe
Computer Business Review / Posted 17 days ago
Deadline for search engine extended as it prepares to challenge antitrust allegations. Google has been given two more weeks to prepare a defence against an impending EU Commission probe about potential abuse of market position. The search engine,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Google gets extra time to reply to EU’s competition complaint Commission accuses internet giant of abusing market dominance Google, soon t
Google gets extra time to reply to EU’s competition complaint
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
Commission accuses internet giant of abusing market dominance Google, soon to be part of Alphabet, asked for the additional time to reply Photograph: Reuters Google got an additional... Read more
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The Register
B is for Brussels: Google's corporate rejig WON'T insulate firm against antitrust probesBrussels confirmed late on Tuesday that Google's radical corporate shape-shifti
B is for Brussels: Google's corporate rejig WON'T insulate firm against antitrust probes
The Register / Posted 20 days ago
Brussels confirmed late on Tuesday that Google's radical corporate shape-shifting that spawned parent company Alphabet would not "insulate" the Chocolate Factory from the EU's competition probes. The European Commission's competition spokesman... Read more
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The Irish Times
Why Google played the Alphabet card From an Irish perspective, the primary interest will be in how the creation of
Why Google played the Alphabet card
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
From an Irish perspective, the primary interest will be in how the creation of Alphabet affects the company’s global tax operations “We’ve long believed that over time companies tend to get comfortable doing the... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
DigestChick-fil-A Contract Prompts Expansion A new contract to service more than 150
Digest
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Chick-fil-A Contract Prompts Expansion A new contract to service more than 150 Chick-fil-A restaurants has prompted Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. to nearly double the size of its Arlington facility. Maines’ Arlington facility now measures 98,000... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur Blog News
EU decision to have big effect on European footballAre FIFA favouring the UK, that is the question being raised by the Spanish and
EU decision to have big effect on European football
Tottenham Hotspur Blog News / Posted 24 days ago
Are FIFA favouring the UK, that is the question being raised by the Spanish and Portuguese who are against the new FIFA rules to curtail third-party ownership. A football player is a commodity and in the UK he can not be owned by a third party as it... Read more
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Search Engine Land
War And Peace: Bloomberg's Massive History Of Google's EU Antitrust CaseIf you want a history of Google’s search battles with European antitrust regula
War And Peace: Bloomberg's Massive History Of Google's EU Antitrust Case
Search Engine Land / Posted 25 days ago
If you want a history of Google’s search battles with European antitrust regulators, a new article from Brad Stone (and colleagues) at Bloomberg will more than satisfy you. While there’s very little truly new information, the well-researched (and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hutchison, Vimpelcom to merge Italian mobile businessesMILAN/PARIS: Vimpelcom and Hutchison have agreed to combine their Italian mobil
Hutchison, Vimpelcom to merge Italian mobile businesses
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
MILAN/PARIS: Vimpelcom and Hutchison have agreed to combine their Italian mobile operations in a long-awaited deal that would cut the number of players in Europe's fourth-largest telecom market to three from four. The 50-50 joint venture, if... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Hutchison, VimpelCom to merge Italian mobile businessesVimpelCom Ltd. and Hutchison have agreed to combine their Italian mobile operat
Hutchison, VimpelCom to merge Italian mobile businesses
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
VimpelCom Ltd. and Hutchison have agreed to combine their Italian mobile operations in a long-awaited deal that would cut the number of players in Europe’s fourth-largest telecom market to three from four. The 50-50 joint venture, if approved by... Read more
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The Register
Allow the merger, please, we'll play nice, NXP begs EU competition chiefDutch chipmaker NXP is attempting to get ahead of any EU antitrust concerns reg
Allow the merger, please, we'll play nice, NXP begs EU competition chief
The Register / Posted 27 days ago
Dutch chipmaker NXP is attempting to get ahead of any EU antitrust concerns regarding its planned Freescale takeover by offering a bunch of concessions to the European Commission, before it has even had a chance to investigate. Competition spokesman... Read more
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Market Watch
EU opens probe into FedEx, TNT dealBRUSSELS--The European Commission on Friday opened an in-depth investigation in
EU opens probe into FedEx, TNT deal
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
BRUSSELS--The European Commission on Friday opened an in-depth investigation into FedEx Corp.'s EUR4.4 billion ($4.8 billion) deal to buy TNT Express NV, saying it was concerned about the merged company's dominance in the international delivery of... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
DigestEU to Probe FedEx Takeover of Rival TNT European Union regulators are opening
Digest
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
EU to Probe FedEx Takeover of Rival TNT European Union regulators are opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx’s proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT Express would strangle competition in the massive market for small package... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Google pushes back against French order'Right-to-be-forgotten' rules add to a growing list of challenges Google is fac
Google pushes back against French order
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
'Right-to-be-forgotten' rules add to a growing list of challenges Google is facing in Europe. The right to be forgotten rules allow people to seek the deletion of links on search engines if the information was outdated or irrelevant. Photo /... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EU to probe FedEx merger planFedEx Corp. faces an in-depth investigation into its bid to take over TNT Expre
EU to probe FedEx merger plan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
FedEx Corp. faces an in-depth investigation into its bid to take over TNT Express NV just 2 1/2 years after European Union regulators thwarted United Parcel Service Inc.'s attempt to buy the Dutch company. The FedEx-TNT tie-up may cut competition in... Read more
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TribLIVE
FedEx bid faces in-depth probe of bid to buy Dutch express companyFedEx Corp. faces an in-depth probe into its bid to take over TNT Express NV ju
FedEx bid faces in-depth probe of bid to buy Dutch express company
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
FedEx Corp. faces an in-depth probe into its bid to take over TNT Express NV just two and a half years after European Union regulators thwarted United Parcel Service Inc.'s attempt to buy the Dutch company. The FedEx-TNT tie-up may cut competition... Read more
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Calcutta News
FedEx-TNT planned merger under EU scanner BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission on Friday began investigation int
FedEx-TNT planned merger under EU scanner
Calcutta News / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission on Friday began investigation into FedEx's $4.8 billion bid to take over Dutch rival TNT on the grounds that the yet-to-be-finalized deal may reduce competition... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
EU to probe FedEx TNT Express mergerThe EU has opened an anti-trust probe into the planned multi-billion-euro merge
EU to probe FedEx TNT Express merger
SKY News Business RSS / Posted a month ago
The EU has opened an anti-trust probe into the planned multi-billion-euro merger of US delivery service giant FedEx and Dutch rival TNT Express. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Brussels wanted to examine whether the deal would... Read more
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Sky News Australia
EU to probe FedEx TNT Express mergerThe EU has opened an anti-trust probe into the planned multi-billion-euro merge
EU to probe FedEx TNT Express merger
Sky News Australia / Posted a month ago
The EU has opened an anti-trust probe into the planned multi-billion-euro merger of US delivery service giant FedEx and Dutch rival TNT Express. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Brussels wanted to examine whether the deal would... Read more
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RTE News
EU opens anti-trust probe on FedEx plan to buy TNTThe European Union has opened an anti-trust probe into plans by US delivery ser
EU opens anti-trust probe on FedEx plan to buy TNT
RTE News / Posted a month ago
The European Union has opened an anti-trust probe into plans by US delivery service giant FedEx to buy Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4 billion, a key tie-up for the e-commerce delivery business. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNT
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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FOX Business
EU Probes FedEx, TNT DealThe European Commission on Friday opened an in-depth investigation into FedEx C
EU Probes FedEx, TNT Deal
FOX Business / Posted a month ago
The European Commission on Friday opened an in-depth investigation into FedEx Corp.'s EUR4.4 billion ($4.8 billion) deal to buy TNT Express NV, saying it was concerned about the merged company's dominance in the international delivery of small... Read more
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Eu Business
EU opens anti-trust probe into FedEx/TNT Express tie-up — EU(BRUSSELS) - The EU on Friday opened an anti-trust probe into FedEx's 4.4 billi
EU opens anti-trust probe into FedEx/TNT Express tie-up — EU
Eu Business / Posted a month ago
(BRUSSELS) - The EU on Friday opened an anti-trust probe into FedEx's 4.4 billion euro ($4.8 billion) deal to buy Dutch rival TNT Express, a key tie-up for the e-commerce delivery business. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
European Union to Probe FedEx Takeover of Dutch Rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
European Union to Probe FedEx Takeover of Dutch Rival TNT
The Memphis Daily News / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNTBRUSSELS: The European Commission said on Friday that it had opened an in-depth
EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNT
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS: The European Commission said on Friday that it had opened an in-depth investigation into Fedex's proposed 4.4 billion euro (US$4.9 billion) takeover of Dutch rival TNT Express . The Commission, which oversees EU mergers and competition... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNTA trader works by the post that trades FedEx on the floor of the New York Stock
EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNT
Reuters UK Edition / Posted a month ago
A trader works by the post that trades FedEx on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 7, 2015. BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Friday that it had opened an in-depth investigation into Fedex's (FDX.N) proposed 4.4 billion euro ($4.9... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) � The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNT
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) � The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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Reuters
EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNTA trader works by the post that trades FedEx on the floor of the New York Stock
EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNT
Reuters / Posted a month ago
A trader works by the post that trades FedEx on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 7, 2015. BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Friday that it had opened an in-depth investigation into Fedex's (FDX.N) proposed 4.4 billion euro ($4.9... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNT
The Charleston State Journal / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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Park Record
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNT
Park Record / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNT
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether Fe
EU to probe FedEx takeover of Dutch rival TNT
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted a month ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries. EU Antitrust chief Margrethe... Read more
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