Halliburton Pushing to Keep Baker-Hughes Deal Alive
The oilfield services supplier has taken another step to ease the concerns of regulators who fear the merger would be anticompetitive.
EU Finds Belgian ‘Excess Profit’ Tax Break Illegal
The decision requires Belgium to recover about $762 million from at least 35 multinationals that benefited from the tax loophole.
Apple Settles Italian Tax Probe for $350M
Investigators reportedly found a $961 million gap between Apple's sales in Italy over a five-year period and what it paid in tax.
Apple Adds Jobs in Ireland as Tax Ruling Looms
CEO TIm Cook affirms Apple's commitment to Ireland, where the company is expanding its Cork campus to accommodate a growing workforce.
EU Finds Tax Breaks for Starbucks, Fiat Illegal
The unprecedented decisions could spell trouble for other multinationals that have made deals with European governments as part of tax avoidance strategies.
EU Opens Probe of Staples’ Deal for Office Depot
With U.S. regulators close to a decision on the merger, it now faces an in-depth antitrust review by the European Commission.
Google Denies Search Results Anti-Competitive
'We believe that Google increases choice for European consumers and offers valuable opportunities for businesses of all sizes,' says a Google executive.
EU Investigating Qualcomm for Violating Antitrust Rules
Did the maker of smartphone and tablet chipsets abuse its dominant market position?
EC Stands Behind IASB Accounting Rules
Report finds that IFRS helped more than harmed during the 2007-09 banking crisis.
EU Opens Antitrust Probe of Amazon
The European Commission is looking into whether Amazon has abused its dominant position in the European e-book market.
EU Favoring Broad Scope for Cyber Attack Rules
Euro bloc's executive body wants search engines and social networks to be covered by new disclosure regulations.