Economic Regions The European Union

  • PARIS, Sept 22- The European Union signalled on Thursday that it may appeal the latest World Trade Organization judgment against European government subsidies for planemaker Airbus. The trade bloc's European Commission headquarters said the WTO report, which found the subsidies had harmed U.S. competitor Boeing, should be read in the context of two other...

  • GENEVA, Sept 22- The World Trade Organization on Thursday said the European Union had failed to rein in billions of dollars in subsidies to planemaker Airbus, prompting Washington to call for an immediate halt to support that it says hit U.S. jobs. The ruling is part of a series of tit-for-tat transatlantic complaints about aircraft subsidies that together make...

  • WASHINGTON— The Obama administration on Thursday claimed a victory in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over whether the 28- country bloc is illegally helping airplane manufacturer Airbus. In June 2011, the World Trade Organization found that the EU and four of its member countries provided billions of dollars in subsidized financing...

  • Philippines' Duterte calls UN chief the 'devil'

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte invited UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the European Union to investigate his anti-drugs crackdown.

  • LONDON— Britain's exit talks with the European Union will likely start in early 2017, and could take less than the allotted two years, Britain's foreign secretary said Thursday. Speaking at the United Nations in New York, Johnson told Sky News that negotiations could take less than the allotted time. But he added that it wouldn't be good for Britain or the EU if the...

  • Apple's EU tax fight could spread: John Engler

    The EU is overriding Ireland's policy, says John Engler, Business Roundtable president, sharing his opposition to the European Committees' $14 billion tax ruling against Apple. This is the kind of thing that alarms business, says Englar.

  • *Britain won't start Brexit negotiations this year. LONDON, Sept 22- The Lloyd's of London insurance market is already working on plans to move some business to the European Union, aiming to be ready for the shift as soon as Britain starts divorce proceedings from the bloc, its chairman said on Thursday. Britain is not expected to leave the EU for several years but...

  • LONDON, Sept 22- The Lloyd's of London insurance market will be ready to move some of its business to the European Union as soon as Britain starts divorce proceedings from the bloc, its chairman said on Thursday, the first indication that its plans are well advanced. Earlier this month, the world's leading specialty insurance market said it would have to operate...

  • European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a news conference at the EU Delegation in Washington on September 19, 2016.

    Margrethe Vestager is the EU's antitrust commissioner who handed Apple a 14.5-billion-dollar back taxes bill in August.

  • BERLIN, Sept 21- German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said on Wednesday he favored lifting EU sanctions on Russia but that would require progress on peace in Ukraine. The European Union imposed the sanctions after Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.

  • European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager

    The EU official who slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion back-tax bill says she's not done yet with American companies that park profits offshore.

  • European stocks rise after BOJ move, ahead of Fed

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including focus on global central banks.

  • Taxing Apple's IP profits

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Margrethe Vestager, European Commission, about Apple's intellectual property and Tim Cook's criticism of the Apple tax ruling.

  • Apple tax ruling overstepping by EU?

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Margrethe Vestager, European Commission, about why the anti-trust arm of the Commission investigated Apple's tax situation in Ireland.

  • Vestager on Apple backlash

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Margrethe Vestager, European Commission, about the Apple tax ruling.

  • Brexit's impact on Ireland

    Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, discusses the rise of populism across Europe and the possibility of businesses moving to Ireland after Brexit.

  • Ireland Financial

    Ireland Minister of State for Financial Services Eoghan Murphy says the EU Commission is not considering the best practice for taxation across jurisdictions.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 20- Most European Union states want to postpone new EU rules meant to protect investors in life insurance, funds and other retail financial products because parts of the reform might be misleading. In a joint statement, 23 of the 28 EU states have urged the European Commission to delay by one year the application of the new rules on so-called...

  • President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 20, 2016 in New York City.

    President Obama strongly defended a globalized, interconnected world in his final speech at the United Nations on Tuesday, NBC News reports.

  • BRUSSELS— Thousands of demonstrators marched at the European Union headquarters on Tuesday to protest trans-Atlantic trade talks with the United States and a planned deal with Canada, claiming they would hurt labor and consumer rights while undermining environmental protection. They also hope there will be enough of a groundswell of opposition to make...