EU Institutions

EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony’s $2.3 billion bid…

EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony’s $2.3 billion bid…

Published 24/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sony Corp (6758.T) will know by Oct. 26 whether EU antitrust regulators will wave through its $2.3 billion offer for control of [more…]

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

Published 17/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney’s (DIS.N) $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century [more…]

EU antitrust ruling on Microsoft buy of GitHub due by October 19

EU antitrust ruling on Microsoft buy of GitHub due by October 19

Published 17/09/2018

BURSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators will decide by Oct. 19 whether to clear U.S. software giant Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of privately held coding [more…]

UK government refuses to say if it has taken legal advice on second…

UK government refuses to say if it has taken legal advice on second…

Published 10/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has refused to confirm whether it has taken legal advice on holding a second referendum on the final Brexit [more…]

British PM May hopes parliament will support her Brexit plan:…

British PM May hopes parliament will support her Brexit plan:…

Published 10/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May hopes parliament will support her plan for Brexit, her spokesman said on Monday, adding it was the only [more…]

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Published 27/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy should have a “plan B” to quit the euro zone with a referendum if economic conditions dictate, the founder of the [more…]

Blackstone wins EU approval to buy Thomson Reuters unit

Blackstone wins EU approval to buy Thomson Reuters unit

Published 23/07/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group (BX.N) has secured EU antitrust approval to acquire a majority stake in Thomson Reuters’ (TRI.TO) Financial [more…]

EU’s Juncker will not bring trade offer to Trump talks: Commission

EU’s Juncker will not bring trade offer to Trump talks: Commission

Published 23/07/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will not arrive in the United States for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump with a specific [more…]

China backs European integration, Li says before summit with…

China backs European integration, Li says before summit with…

Published 06/07/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - China backs EU integration and wants to use a weekend summit with central and eastern Europe to boost cooperation with the region, [more…]