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Germany eyes tougher sanctions for rogue companies: justice minister

The German government is considering tougher sanctions against companies that foster criminal behavior in the wake of Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal, the country's justice minister said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

German justice minister committed to tougher sanctions on companies

The German government is committed to introducing tougher sanctions against companies that foster criminal behavior in the wake of Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal, the country's justice minister said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

Difficult to shield German firms after U.S. withdrawal from Iran deal: minister

BERLIN, (Reuters) - - Germany wants to help its companies continue doing business in Iran after the U.S. decision to reimpose sanctions against Tehran, but it could be difficult to shield them from any fallout, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 12th, 2018

Germany"s Economic Minister Calls On Europe To Defy Trump"s Iran Sanctions

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier lashed out at the Trump administration in response to Washington's ultimatum to cut all economic ties with Iran following the US pullout of the 2015 brok.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2018

Russia says will ditch U.S. securities amid sanctions: RIA

Russia will further decrease its holdings of U.S. securities in response to new sanctions against Moscow but has no plans to shut down U.S. companies in Russia, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on state TV on Sunday, RIA news agency reported......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 12th, 2018

China, Germany defend Iran business ties as U.S. sanctions grip

China and Germany defended their business ties with Iran on Wednesday in the face of President Donald Trump's warning that any companies trading with the Islamic Republic would be barred from the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2018

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions The Trump Administration has refused wide-ranging protections for European companies operating in Iran, rejecting appeals from Britain, France and Germany for exemptions fro.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 14th, 2018

Europe asks US to spare its companies from Iran sanctions

The European Union, France, Germany and United Kingdom have asked the United States not to impose sanctions on EU-based companies over Iran......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 6th, 2018

France, Germany and UK seek exemption from US Iran sanctions

France, Germany and Britain are asking the United States to exempt European companies from sanctions on Iran......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 6th, 2018

EU could compensate firms hit by U.S. sanctions over Iran: French minister

PARIS (Reuters) - France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions by the United States for doing business with Iran, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 20th, 2018

Moscow may provide some support for Deripaska"s Rusal, GAZ

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is considering providing support to tycoon Oleg Deripaska's Rusal and GAZ , two companies hit by U.S. sanctions, but will not go as far as buying stakes in his firms, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2018

What will Siemens do?

Germany's Siemens is already doing business in Iran. What does Washington's plans to reinstate sanctions mean for it and other European companies?.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 8th, 2018

Piper Jaffray"s PE arm eyes Texas deals with new $130M fund

The private equity arm of investment bank Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC) is eyeing new deals for companies in Texas after raising $130 million for a new fund. The firm announced the closing of its second fund raise Oct. 10 and wants to invest up to $15 mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Justice Department Approves CVS-Aetna Deal

Antitrust enforcers cleared CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna after the companies took steps to ease regulators’ concerns, moving the nearly $70 billion deal a step closer......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

Exclusive: EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2018

India Goes Ahead With Russia Missile Buy in Face of U.S. Sanctions Threat

With Russian President Vladimir Putin on a visit to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India moved ahead on a $5 billion deal for Russian air-defense missile systems, defying the threat of U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 5th, 2018

U.S. Puts Sanctions on Lebanese Businessman for Hezbollah Ties

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday put sanctions on a Lebanese businessman and seven companies he owns, alleging he has supported an insider with the militant group Hezbollah......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 4th, 2018

French finance minister prods Germany on EU economic reform

France's finance minister is pressing Germany to move ahead with plans for economic reform in the European Union, warning that "we cannot wait any longer" and arguing that ordinary citizens' patience is "exhausted.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2018

U.S. Puts Sanctions on Japanese Firms It Says Are Linked to Yakuza Network

The U.S. Treasury Department said it put sanctions on two Japanese companies and four individuals whom it said were linked to the Yamaguchi-gumi, the largest syndicate of the Yakuza crime network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 3rd, 2018

Mexico readies "industrial policy" to adapt to USMCA trade deal

Incoming Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday said the government that takes office in December will promote an active industrial policy to help small companies adapt to rules in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 1st, 2018

Mexico eyes end to steel dispute with U.S. before trade deal signed

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Monday he hoped a trade dispute with the Trump administration over steel and aluminum could be resolved before a new trade deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada is signed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 1st, 2018