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How fake smartphones affect the sales of smartphones; Billions lost

A new report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), estimates that 184 million fewer smartphones were sold by the ... Read More
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Key elements of the European Union budget for 2018

Introduction The Council considers that the budget for 2018 should provide adequate resources to continue supporting the traditional and evolving priorities within the Union, namely the recovery of the ... Read More
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DFSA Signs MoU with European Securities and Markets Authority

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have entered into information sharing and cooperation arrangements regarding DIFC based central counterparties (CCPs) compliance ... Read More

Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017

Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even ... Read More

MPS: Accountants will be in demand during Brexit process

Members of Parliament believe accountants will be increasingly in demand during the Brexit process, according to a new study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and the Association ... Read More
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Sweden’s competition watchdog opposes a proposed tax on financial services companies

Sweden’s competition watchdog has come out against a proposed tax on financial services companies, saying it would hit their ability to compete internationally and skew the domestic market. The ... Read More
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ESMA Consults On Future Guidelines For Portability Between Trade Repositories

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has put for public consultation future guidelines on the transfer of data between trade repositories (TRs) authorised in the European Union under ... Read More

House prices up by 3.4% in the euro area

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 3.4% in the euro area and by 4.3% in the EU in the third quarter of 2016 compared ... Read More

Mastercard `Preying on Millions’ Sparked $17 Billion Fee Lawsuit

Consumers seek permission to bring U.K.’s largest class action Mastercard says damages would be impossible to calculate Mastercard Inc. preyed on more than 46 million unknowing consumers by unfairly ... Read More

Sterling jumps as May promises parliament vote on Brexit

Sterling jumped today by the most since June’s Brexit referendum as UK Prime Minister Teresa May promised a parliamentary vote on Britain’s deal to leave the European Union. The ... Read More
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