Government Business And Finance

Top court says EU governments can regulate Uber as a transport company, in new blow to ride service

Dec 20, 2017

Top court says EU governments can regulate Uber as a transport company, in new blow to ride service

EU opens probe into Ikea over Dutch tax rulings

Dec 18, 2017

The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into Ikea's taxation model in the Netherlands, its latest effort to go after sweetheart deals for big multinationals.

Italy says Amazon will pay $118 million to end tax dispute

Dec 15, 2017

Italian tax authorities say Amazon will pay 100 million euros ($118 million) to end a dispute over its tax payments from 2011-2015

The Latest: May says UK, EU to start new talks right away

Dec 15, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain and the European Union will start talking about their future relationship "straight away," even though the EU has stressed no trade deal can be finalized until Britain has left the bloc

Luxembourg appeals $295 million EU Amazon ruling

Dec 15, 2017

Luxembourg is appealing a European Union decision that it has to claw back some 250 million euros in back taxes from Amazon

Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

Dec 11, 2017

The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could contravene some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact on international trade."

UK, EU hail Brexit breakthrough despite unresolved questions

Dec 8, 2017

Britain and the European Union are hailing a breakthrough that allows them to begin talks on their post-Brexit relations without answering some key questions about how their divorce will play out

The Latest: S&P says Brexit deal doesn't solve key issues

Dec 8, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says that the deal between Britain and the European Union doesn't change the fact that it might downgrade Britain's sovereign debt grade

EU says ISU imposes 'severe' restrictions on athletes

Dec 8, 2017

The European Union's executive arm has ruled that the International Skating Union is in breach of antitrust laws by the way it imposes "severe penalties" on athletes participating in speedskating competitions

EU blacklists 17 nations as tax avoidance havens

Dec 5, 2017

The European Union has put 17 nations on a blacklist of countries it deems guilty of unfairly offering tax avoidance schemes

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