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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

US eyes tougher sanctions on Venezuela

US eyes tougher sanctions on Venezuela.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexMar 19th, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd says U.S. shipping probe closed, free of obligations

Germany's Hapag-Lloyd is cleared of a U.S. Department of Justice probe into the practices of container shipping companies, with no charges brought, a spokesman said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2019

German minister backs tougher rules on telecoms suppliers

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has thrown his weight behind a proposal to reform Germany's telecommunications law to toughen security requirements on foreign network vendors, the RND group of newspapers reported on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

German minister welcomes cartel office"s clampdown on Facebook data collection

German Justice Minister Katarina Barley on Thursday welcomed a crackdown by Germany's antitrust watchdog on Facebook's data collection practices, saying the company was collecting data far beyond its platform......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

German state ready to buy company stakes to protect core industry

Germany's government could take stakes in key domestic companies to prevent foreign takeovers, its Economy Minister said on Tuesday, presenting a marked shift in industrial strategy he said was needed to safeguard the country's prosperity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

Germany ready to buy company stakes to safeguard under-threat industry

Germany could take stakes in companies to prevent foreign takeovers in some key technology areas, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday, presenting a new industrial strategy he said was necessary for the country's cohesion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

UK gambling stocks drop after U.S. DOJ seeks tougher internet betting rules

Shares of British betting companies, which have been pushing into the United States market because of tighter regulations at home, fell after the U.S.┬áDepartment of Justice hinted at wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

U.S. warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has warned companies involved in the construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick to the project, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2019

Germany says EU should revise, delay digital tax plan

Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday the European Commission should revise its plan for a EU-wide tax on large digital companies and stressed the new levy should be applied only if there is no global deal by the summer of 2020......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Germany says legal business relations with Iran should be possible

Germany is convinced that it should enable legal business relations with Iran and is checking how to protect companies affected by sanctions reimposed on Iran by Washington, a government spokesman said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

EU, France, Germany and UK regret U.S. decision to reimpose Iran sanctions

The European Union, France, Germany and Britain said in a joint statement that they regretted the United States' decision to impose new sanctions against Iran and would seek to protect European companies doing legitimate business with Tehran......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 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