TikTok inching towards US security deal to avoid sale – NYT

TikTok app logo is seen in this illustration taken, August 22, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 26 (Reuters) – US lawmakers and TikTok are hammering out a plan, under which the short-form video app would make changes to its data security and governance without requiring its parent … Read more

Continental finds hose testing lapses, halts relevant sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Sept 26 (Reuters) – German tire and automotive parts maker Continental (CONG.DE) on Monday reported shortcomings in the testing of industrial hoses at its ContiTech site in Korbach in the state of Hesse. There were no indications of any irregularities in hoses in use by … Read more

Former investment NSW boss Amy Brown sacked in wake of John Barilaro job saga

The NSW bureaucrat at the center of the controversial appointment of John Barilaro to a US trade role has been sacked. Key points: A review found Amy Brown failed to adhere to the Code of Ethics when appointing former deputy premier John Barilaro to a trade job earlier this year The secretary for the Department … Read more

S.Korea finance minister says more FX stabilizing measures on the way

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – South Korea’s finance minister said the government would prepare more measures to stabilize the foreign exchange market, while downplaying the need for a currency swap arrangement with the United States. The measures include utilizing the government’s foreign exchange equalization fund to … Read more

Government, private sector commit to partner for truth, innovation and progress

(From left) Franz Jonathan G. de la Fuente, Students’ PR Congress chairman and National Reinsurance Corp. of the Philippines corporate communications, branding and special projects officer; Harold Geronimo, PRSP president and Megaworld Corporation vice president and head for Public Relations and Media Affairs; Manuel V. Pangilinan, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation chairman and president; and Cathy … Read more

Italy’s antitrust body blocks ERG’s 188 million euro sale of gas, hydro plant to Enel

The new logo of Italy’s biggest utility Enel is seen in Milan, April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust regulator on Friday blocked the sale of renewable energy group ERG’s (ERG.MI) 188 million-euro ($182.17 million) unit, which housed its gas and … Read more

Novartis to prioritize US market unfazed by drug pricing pushback

Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Swiss pharma giant Novartis (NOVN.S) said it would make growth in the United States its top geographic … Read more

Brazil’s Atlas ‘superfoods’ business bolstered by capital market incursion

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Privately owned grain trader Atlas has raised 100 million reais ($19.39 million) in the local capital market so far this year to grow its Brazilian “superfoods” business, a market where large trading firms will not venture , an executive said. … Read more

Chair, namesake of Fragomen law firm steps down in leadership transition

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Companies Law firms Austin Fragomen has served as chairman for 50 years Lance Kaplan and Enrique Gonzalez will be co-chairs effective Jan. 1 Sept 21 – Global immigration law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy said Wednesday that longtime chairman Austin Fragomen … Read more

EXCLUSIVE CVC, China’s Road King plans stake selldown in $3 bln toll business-sources

A worker adjusts a temporary electric cable on a nearly completed section of a toll road near the port in North Jakarta, Indonesia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Garry Lotulung/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 21 (Reuters) – CVC Capital Partners has decided to sell its 25% stake in the … Read more