Regulation

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday on suspicion of accounting fraud and stock price manipulation in connection [more…]

Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday said it would stop Australians sharing news content on its platforms if a proposal to make it [more…]

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order [more…]

U.S. presidential hopeful Biden says he would not ban fracking

U.S. presidential hopeful Biden says he would not ban fracking

Published 31/08/2020

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Monday he would not ban hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method of drilling for crude oil [more…]

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

Published 20/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit safeguards to stop asset managers in Britain running “shell” investment funds in the European Union to retain access to its markets [more…]

German watchdog launches Amazon investigation: report

German watchdog launches Amazon investigation: report

Published 17/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s anti-trust authority has launched an investigation into Amazon’s relationship with third-party traders selling on its site, its head was quoted as [more…]

Google says Australian antitrust law would hit small content creators

Google says Australian antitrust law would hit small content creators

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Monday said a proposed antitrust law in Australia forcing tech firms to pay for news that appears [more…]

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Monday fined Google 1.5 million roubles ($20,350) after finding it guilty of failing to block content banned in [more…]

China ex-regulator warns on bank funding risk as NCD issues boom

China ex-regulator warns on bank funding risk as NCD issues boom

Published 10/08/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The former head of China’s securities regulator has raised concern about banks addressing funding shortages by ramping up issues of short-term interbank [more…]

Barclays being probed by UK privacy watchdog on accusations of spying on staff

Barclays being probed by UK privacy watchdog on accusations of spying on staff

Published 09/08/2020

(Reuters) - Barclays Plc (BARC.L) is being probed by the United Kingdom’s privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), over allegations that the British bank [more…]