Regulation

Amazon CEO Bezos willing to testify before U.S. Congress: letter

Amazon CEO Bezos willing to testify before U.S. Congress: letter

Published 15/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos is willing to testify to a congressional panel investigating potential violations of U.S. antitrust law [more…]

Amazon says CEO Bezos willing to testify before Congress: NYT

Amazon says CEO Bezos willing to testify before Congress: NYT

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is willing to testify before a House antitrust investigation into the market power of major tech [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. Democratic Party irked by council’s ‘insurgent’ climate plan – sources

Exclusive: U.S. Democratic Party irked by council’s ‘insurgent’ climate plan – sources

Published 15/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic National Committee’s council on climate change irked party leadership when it published policy recommendations this month that ventured beyond presidential [more…]

Norway to halt COVID-19 track and trace app on data protection concerns

Norway to halt COVID-19 track and trace app on data protection concerns

Published 15/06/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway will halt its COVID-19 track and trace app and delete all data collected so far after criticism from the Norwegian Data [more…]

Column: What would private equity funds in 401(k)s mean for retirement savers?

Column: What would private equity funds in 401(k)s mean for retirement savers?

Published 12/06/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Employer retirement plans are not known for their flashy investments - a majority of 401(k) investors these days use target date funds [more…]

EU’s Vestager wants power to investigate foreign aided bids for European companies

EU’s Vestager wants power to investigate foreign aided bids for European companies

Published 09/06/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Foreign state-backed or state-owned companies seeking to acquire European companies may be investigated to see if they are benefiting from unfair subsidies, [more…]

ECB contemplating dividend moratorium extension, Enria says

Published 09/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is contemplating whether to extend a request to banks to hold off on dividend payments and share buybacks, [more…]

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Published 09/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s economy looks like it has started to pick up after the impact of the novel coronavirus and measures to halt its [more…]

South Korean court denies arrest warrant request for Samsung heir

Published 09/06/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Tuesday denied an arrest warrant request for Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee after prosecutors accused him [more…]

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine

Published 04/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Scientists in Sweden are hoping an alpaca named Tyson can help deliver a knockout blow in the fight to develop a treatment [more…]