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Market Watch
EU clears HeidelbergCement-Italcementi dealHeidelbergCement's multibillion euro takeover of Italcementi will not harm effe
EU clears HeidelbergCement-Italcementi deal
Market Watch / Posted 9 hours ago
HeidelbergCement's multibillion euro takeover of Italcementi will not harm effective competition," said EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager. The deal, announced last July, would create the world's second-biggest producer of cement and the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland awaits Apple ruling as Brussels tightens tax screwadopt new OECD measures to boost tax transparency. Nothing imminent For all tha
Ireland awaits Apple ruling as Brussels tightens tax screw
The Irish Times / Posted 15 hours ago
adopt new OECD measures to boost tax transparency. Nothing imminent For all that, the European competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, told MEPs seven weeks ago that it was “very difficult to make predictions as to when the case will be... Read more
23h
Eu Business
UK broadband scheme complies with EU state aid rules — EUbusiness.comfor 2016-2020 aims to connect homes and businesses throughout the UK to high sp
UK broadband scheme complies with EU state aid rules — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 23 hours ago
for 2016-2020 aims to connect homes and businesses throughout the UK to high speed broadband. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the scheme for faster Internet throughout the UK complies with EU state aid rules. The decision comes... Read more
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SKY News
McDonald's French HQ Raided In Tax Fraud ProbeSet For Menu Revamp The decision to investigate the company was confirmed last
McDonald's French HQ Raided In Tax Fraud Probe
SKY News / Posted yesterday
Set For Menu Revamp The decision to investigate the company was confirmed last year by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who has already found against Fiat Chrysler and Starbucks' tax arrangements in the Netherlands and... Read more
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thebee
McDonald's French HQ Raided In Tax Fraud ProbeSet For Menu Revamp The decision to investigate the company was confirmed last
McDonald's French HQ Raided In Tax Fraud Probe
thebee / Posted yesterday
Set For Menu Revamp The decision to investigate the company was confirmed last year by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who has already found against Fiat Chrysler and Starbucks' tax arrangements in the Netherlands and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Tie breakerthe first time Google finds itself in the commission’s crosshairs. This week, t
Tie breaker
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
the first time Google finds itself in the commission’s crosshairs. This week, the head of the EU’s trustbusting division, Margrethe Vestager, issued charges against the internet-search firm (see article). Its “preliminary view” is that Google is... Read more
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Eu Business
EU okays AB InBev-SABMiller deal, on conditions — EUbusiness.comInBev has addressed these concerns. Consumers will not be made worse off by th
EU okays AB InBev-SABMiller deal, on conditions — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted yesterday
InBev has addressed these concerns. Consumers will not be made worse off by the EU decision, says Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. "Europeans buy around 125 billion euros of beer every year, so even a relatively small price increase... Read more
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NBC News
EU Regulators Clear $100 Billion-Plus AB InBev, SABMiller Dealthat AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European be
EU Regulators Clear $100 Billion-Plus AB InBev, SABMiller Deal
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
that AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European beer markets," EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. The deal still needs to be approved by authorities in the United States and China.... Read more
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Eu Business
AB InBev receives conditional EU green light for SABMiller buy — EUbusiness.comInBev has addressed these concerns. Consumers will not be made worse off by th
AB InBev receives conditional EU green light for SABMiller buy — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 2 days ago
InBev has addressed these concerns. Consumers will not be made worse off by the EU decision, says Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. "Europeans buy around 125 billion euros of beer every year, so even a relatively small price increase... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
EU gives go-ahead for huge beer mergerbeer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB bee
EU gives go-ahead for huge beer merger
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
beer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in Europe. European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Tuesday's decision will "ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefbeer-makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB bee
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
beer-makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in Europe. European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Tuesday's decision will "ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU... Read more
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Drinks Business Review
European Commission approves £71bn AB InBev-SABMiller mergerto work with authorities to obtain the necessary clearances. European Commissi
European Commission approves £71bn AB InBev-SABMiller merger
Drinks Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
to work with authorities to obtain the necessary clearances. European Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager said: "Today's decision will ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU... Read more
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Market Watch
EU clears AB InBev's $108 bln SABMiller takeoverensure that competition isn't weakened in these markets and that EU consumers a
EU clears AB InBev's $108 bln SABMiller takeover
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
ensure that competition isn't weakened in these markets and that EU consumers are not worse off," said EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager. The AB InBev-SABMiller merger, which executives hope to close by the second half of this year, would... Read more
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iol.co.za
AB InBev gains EU approval for acquisitionthat AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European be
AB InBev gains EU approval for acquisition
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
that AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European beer markets,” EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. The deal still needs to be approved by authorities in the United States and China.... Read more
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The Star
EU regulators clear AB InBev, SABMiller dealthat AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European be
EU regulators clear AB InBev, SABMiller deal
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
that AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European beer markets," EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. The deal still needs to be approved by authorities in the United States and China.... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
EU gives go-ahead for A-B InBev, SABMiller mergerbeer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB bee
EU gives go-ahead for A-B InBev, SABMiller merger
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
beer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in Europe. European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Tuesday's decision will "ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU... Read more
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The Morning Call
EU gives go-ahead for AB InBev-SABMiller beer mergerThe deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in
EU gives go-ahead for AB InBev-SABMiller beer merger
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in Europe. European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Tuesday's decision will "ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU consumers are not... Read more
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Eye Witness News
EU approves AB InBev purchase of SABMiller with conditionsthat AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller does not reduce competition on European b
EU approves AB InBev purchase of SABMiller with conditions
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
that AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller does not reduce competition on European beer markets. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says AB InBev’s concessions will be enough to secure the EU green light for one of the largest corporate... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
EU gives go-ahead for huge beer mergerbeer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB bee
EU gives go-ahead for huge beer merger
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
beer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in Europe. European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Tuesday's decision will "ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU regulators clear US$100 bln-plus AB InBev, SABMiller dealthat AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European be
EU regulators clear US$100 bln-plus AB InBev, SABMiller deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
that AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European beer markets," EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. The deal still needs to be approved by authorities in the United States and China.... Read more
28 related stories
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Reuters
EU regulators clear $100 billion-plus AB InBev, SABMiller dealthat AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European be
EU regulators clear $100 billion-plus AB InBev, SABMiller deal
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
that AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller did not reduce competition on European beer markets," EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. Reuters was the first to report that AB InBev's concessions would secure the EU... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
EU gives go-ahead for huge beer mergerbeer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB bee
EU gives go-ahead for huge beer merger
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
beer makers. The deal is conditional on selling practically the entire SAB beer business in Europe. European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Tuesday's decision will "ensure that competition is not weakened in these markets and that EU... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe « Shropshire Starwith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Streatham Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
24 related stories
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Bury Times
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Gazette
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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guardian-series
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Harrow Times
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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This is West Country
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Gazette News
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Bolton News
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Northern Echo
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probewith HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its U
Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
with HM Revenue & Customs in January to settle a 10-year tax inquiry into its UK business. But EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she was considering looking into complaints that the settlement breached EU rules. The French... Read more
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Computer Business Review
O2 mulls IPO as Telefonica regroups after failed Three mobile dealdeal, which would have seen Three owner Hutchinson Whampoa buying the network,
O2 mulls IPO as Telefonica regroups after failed Three mobile deal
Computer Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
deal, which would have seen Three owner Hutchinson Whampoa buying the network, was blocked by Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who decided that UK mobile customers would have less choice and pay higher prices as a result of the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Amazon Could Be Hit By $448 Million In Back Taxes By EUhas been criticized by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who in February demande
Amazon Could Be Hit By $448 Million In Back Taxes By EU
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
has been criticized by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who in February demanded that European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager reconsider such probes because they created disturbing precedents. This would be the fourth ruling by the... Read more
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Reuters
EU aims to rule on Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal by Julyhas been criticized by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who in February demande
EU aims to rule on Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal by July
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
has been criticized by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who in February demanded that European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager reconsider such probes because they created disturbing precedents. This would be the fourth ruling by the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU aims to rule on Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal by Julyhas been criticised by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who in February demande
EU aims to rule on Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal by July
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
has been criticised by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who in February demanded that European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager reconsider such probes because they created disturbing precedents. This would be the fourth ruling by the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vodafone beats estimatesVittorio Colao said he expected further jockeying among telecoms companies in t
Vodafone beats estimates
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Vittorio Colao said he expected further jockeying among telecoms companies in the UK after EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager rejected CK Hutchison Holdings’ $14.5 billion bid for a competitor, Telefonica SA’s O2 unit. “Of course... Read more
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CIO
A huge fine for Google could come soon in EU antitrust investigationservices. A Google spokesman declined to comment on The Telegraph story. A re
A huge fine for Google could come soon in EU antitrust investigation
CIO / Posted 10 days ago
services. A Google spokesman declined to comment on The Telegraph story. A representative of competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the Google search investigation continues. "We have no comment on the press speculations," the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Google could face yet another EU investigationalready trying to fend off charges in two other EU anti-trust cases -- one over
Google could face yet another EU investigation
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 10 days ago
already trying to fend off charges in two other EU anti-trust cases -- one over its search results and one over Android. Margrethe Vestager, the head of competition policy at the European Commission, said her team is now reviewing Google's... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Google could face yet another EU investigationalready trying to fend off charges in two other EU anti-trust cases -- one over
Google could face yet another EU investigation
KSBW Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
already trying to fend off charges in two other EU anti-trust cases -- one over its search results and one over Android. Margrethe Vestager, the head of competition policy at the European Commission, said her team is now reviewing Google's... Read more
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