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  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • May had delivered her vision two days earlier for pulling Britain out of the European Union's single market. Now the Wall Street banks, fearing Britain was headed for trouble, wanted to hear more about her strategy. "We contribute a double-digit percentage to Britain's GDP.

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    Amazon.com won a more than $1.5 billion tax dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over transactions involving a Luxembourg unit more than a decade ago.

  • AMSTERDAM, March 24- The chief executive of U.S. paint maker PPG meets Dutch government officials on Friday to make the case for its proposed 22.7 billion euro takeover of Dutch peer AkzoNobel. PPG Chief Executive Michael McGarry, who arrived in Amsterdam on Thursday, said he wanted to meet Akzo "stakeholders" including local media, shareholders, politicians,...

  • *Credit Suisse CEO Thiam received 11.9 mln Sfr for 2016. ZURICH, March 24- Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam's pay for his first full year in the job swelled to 11.9 million Swiss francs, while bonuses rose 6 percent despite back-to-back annual losses at Switzerland's second-biggest bank. Executive pay is a hot-button issue in Switzerland, with voters...

  • BERLIN— Germany's Parliament has passed a law introducing a road toll for passenger cars. The disputed law, which was passed Friday, had long been questioned by other European countries and European Union bodies who said it was discriminatory toward non-German car drivers as German owners of cars registered in Germany would have the toll deducted from their...

  • Guenter Lubitz said he was speaking publicly for the first time to challenge French and German authorities, who have concluded that his son slammed the Airbus A320 into a mountainside in order to kill himself. "In the six years before the crash we knew our son as someone who loved life," Guenter Lubitz told reporters in Berlin. Duesseldorf prosecutor Christoph...

  • ZURICH, March 24- Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam's pay for his first full year in the job swelled to 11.9 million Swiss francs, the 2016 annual report of Switzerland's second-biggest bank showed on Friday. This compared with the 4.57 million francs he earned in 2015 after joining the bank on June 22. Cross-town rival UBS paid Chief Executive Sergio...

  • In a reversal of the Obama administration's earlier decision, the Trump administration issued a presidential permit enabling Calgary- based TransCanada to build the pipeline. Appearing alongside TransCanada's CEO in the Oval Office, Trump called it part of a "new era of American energy policy" that he said would lower costs, reduce reliance on foreign oil and...

  • SEOUL/ PARIS, March 24- South Korea's KEPCO, the likeliest suitor for Toshiba Corp's troubled nuclear business, is holding off from making an approach because of question marks over the scale of damage at the unit and political uncertainty in both South Korea and the United States, people with direct knowledge of the matter say. State-controlled Korea Electric...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • BRASILIA, March 23- The European Union has asked Brazil to voluntarily suspend all shipments of meat to its member countries to avoid imposing a ban that would take time to lift, but the Brazilian government has not agreed, EU diplomats in Brasilia told Reuters on Thursday. EU ambassadors have been seeking more information on the irregularities discovered in...

  • March 23- Amazon.com Inc on Thursday won a more than $1.5 billion tax dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over transactions involving a Luxembourg unit more than a decade ago. Tax Court rejected a variety of IRS arguments, and found that on several occasions the agency abused its discretion, or acted arbitrarily or capriciously. Lauber's decision "should...

  • SEOUL/ PARIS, March 24- South Korea's KEPCO, the likeliest suitor for Toshiba Corp's troubled nuclear business, is holding off from making an approach because of question marks over the scale of damage at the unit and political uncertainty in both South Korea and the United States, people with direct knowledge of the matter say. State-controlled Korea Electric...

  • BRASILIA, March 23- The European Union has asked Brazil to voluntarily suspend all shipments of meat to its member countries to avoid imposing a ban that would take time to lift, but the Brazilian government has not agreed, EU diplomats in Brasilia told Reuters on Thursday. EU ambassadors have been seeking more information on the irregularities discovered in...

  • Police forensics team examine a car in Parliament Square on March 22, 2017 in London, England.

    Masood had a range of convictions, including assault and possession of offensive weapons.

  • BOSTON, March 23- Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his new hedge fund Eton Park. The decision to liquidate comes after a difficult 2016 when Eton Park lost 9 percent and its assets shrunk by $2 billion to the current $7 billion. At its peak in 2011, Eton Park oversaw $14 billion.

  • *Unions reveal incident with nuclear waste containers. PARIS, March 23- Flaws found in the production of nuclear waste containers highlight gaps in the safety culture at French nuclear group Areva's nuclear waste recycling facility at La Hague in Normandy, the firm's unions allege. An internal document from the La Hague CHSCT Health and Safety Committee, which...