All Europe articles – Page 12

  • Nokia
    Article

    Nokia discloses Alcatel-Lucent compliance issues

    2019-03-22T15:06:00Z

    Following its 2016 acquisition of Paris-based telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has “been made aware of certain practices relating to compliance issues at the former Alcatel-Lucent business that have raised concerns.”

  • brexitmarch21
    Article

    Brextension, but only if deal approved

    2019-03-21T16:32:00Z

    After two rejections, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for an extension on Brexit.

  • BigFour
    Article

    U.K. narrow-minded to think breaking up Big Four a good idea

    2019-03-20T18:37:00Z

    Big Four accounting expert James Peterson discusses ways in which the United Kingdom may dismantle the Big Four, the possible consequences of each of the proposals, and which he thinks is the better solution.

  • Googlecrop
    Article

    EC fines Google €1.49B over online advertising abuses

    2019-03-20T16:57:00Z

    The European Commission slapped Google with a €1.49 billion (U.S. $1.69 billion) fine for breaching competition rules—the third penalty in three successive years for the internet giant.

  • Globalbribery
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    A global look at anti-bribery enforcement activity

    2019-03-20T15:14:00Z

    TRACE International’s 2018 Global Enforcement Report serves as an insightful resource for companies seeking information on which countries are enforcing anti-bribery laws and which countries are beleaguered by bribery and corruption issues.

  • UBScrop
    Article

    FCA fines UBS £27.6M for transaction reporting failures

    2019-03-19T20:48:00Z

    The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has fined UBS £27.6 million (U.S. $36.6 million) for failings relating to 135.8 million transaction reports.

  • AngryShareholders
    Article

    Interserve: Carillion Part II

    2019-03-19T18:33:00Z

    In an almost carbon copy of the Carillion collapse, peer contracting firm Interserve went into administration on Friday due to a majority of its shareholders rebelling against a debt cancellation deal that would have seen their investment at even lower levels than the deal that was finally agreed to.

  • Brexitclock
    Article

    U.K. votes to delay Brexit

    2019-03-14T21:38:00Z

    The United Kingdom’s Parliament voted 412-202 Thursday to ask the European Union for a delay to Brexit in yet another defeat for beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May.

  • ClearCookies
    Article

    Dutch DPA: Forcing users to agree to ‘cookies’ violates GDPR

    2019-03-14T21:18:00Z

    The Dutch Data Protection Authority says giving visitors access to websites only if they agree to their internet browsing activities being tracked by so-called “cookies” or other tracking software does not comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Whistle
    Article

    EU whistleblower protections closer to fruition

    2019-03-13T20:27:00Z

    As EU whistleblower protections inch closer, Neil Hodge provides an in-depth look at exactly what they will cover.

  • Bribe
    Article

    Hempel resolves bribery case with European authorities for $33.3M

    2019-03-13T20:18:00Z

    Global coatings manufacturer Hempel has reached a settlement with Danish and German authorities and agreed to a fine of 220 million Danish krone (U.S. $33.3 million) concerning bribery payments made to ship managers in Germany.

  • May
    Article

    Brexit: 'No-deal' option rejected; delay vote coming

    2019-03-13T15:32:00Z

    A day after voting down Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal for the second time, the U.K. Parliament voted Wednesday to reject leaving the European Union without a deal by a 321-278 margin.

  • Article

    U.K. government unveils reform plan for modern work practices

    2019-03-13T14:52:00Z

    In response to a July 2017 review of modern working practices, the U.K. government has issued a long-awaited package of legislation, regulation, and reforms. The “Good Work Plan” sets out seven principles to address challenges facing the U.K. labour market.  

  • InternalAudit
    Article

    New, tough regulator to oversee U.K. audit

    2019-03-11T15:04:00Z

    The U.K. Financial Reporting Council will soon be replaced by a new regulator acting on recommendations from Sir John Kingman of the London Stock Exchange. The government hopes to ensure the United Kingdom going forward has “a world-class audit and accounting regulator.”

  • Swedbank_Automat
    Article

    Swedbank faces scrutiny over money laundering allegations

    2019-03-11T14:27:00Z

    Legal pressure against Stockholm-based Swedbank, one of several banks at the center of a massive money laundering scandal, continues to escalate.

  • GenderPay
    Article

    U.K. gender pay gap reports rife with defects

    2019-03-07T15:28:00Z

    A new report from U.K. organization paygaps.com says that compliance with gender pay regulations and guidance is still very weak.

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    Article

    Ted Baker CEO resigns following ‘hugging’ allegations

    2019-03-05T12:45:00Z

    Ray Kelvin, the CEO and founder of fashion retailer Ted Baker, has resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct made against him last December.

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    Autoliv, TRW fined €368M for breaching EU antitrust rules

    2019-03-05T11:30:00Z

    Autoliv and TRW became the latest automotive-safety equipment suppliers to be fined by the European Commission for cartel activity to the tune of €368 million (U.S. $416 million) for breaching EU antitrust rules. For revealing the cartel activity to the Commission, Takata was not fined.

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    Article

    Facebook facing probes in Ireland

    2019-03-04T12:15:00Z

    Facebook is the subject of 10 investigations by Ireland’s privacy regulator into whether the company and its subsidiaries have violated European Union privacy law—part of 15 probes the regulator has opened up against major tech firms headquartered in the country.

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    Blog post

    U.K.-U.S. authorities reach post-Brexit derivatives trading deal

    2019-02-26T13:45:00Z

    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Bank of England—including the Prudential Regulation Authority and the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority—on Monday issued a joint statement finalizing a post-Brexit derivatives trading deal.