STOCK exchange consolidation in Europe is set to gather pace in the face of stiff competition and globalisation of capital markets, forging ahead of Asian bourses that have seen little cross-border dealmaking activity within the industry. ... read more
ECONOMISTS at the mighty International Monetary Fund used to joke that the institution's acronym should actually stand for "It's Mostly Fiscal". No wonder: the IMF is (in)famous for fretting about countries' budget plans, tax policies, growth strategies and capital flows. ... read more
A SLEW of recent surveys from financial institutions point out that for those who can save, they have set aside buffers to insulate against financial threats from the health crisis that is Covid-19. But the data may also point to the widening wealth gap wrought by a global pandemic. ... read more
The ASA has published a statement on the depiction of COVID-19 protective measures in adverts. The statement sets out three guiding principles that the ASA will apply when assessing adverts that depict certain scenes or behaviours, like crowds in close proximity or people not wearing masks in shops. ... read more
The House of Commons Library has published a research briefing on the principles of international law. This briefing includes a summary of how international law applies within the UK, and explains that despite the UK's internal principle of parliamentary sovereignty, the UK is still bound by obligations it has accepted ... read more
England has followed Scotland and Wales in introducing a legal requirement for the collection of data for contact tracing and has introduced a requirement for relevant premises to display an official QR code. The requirements are in the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Collection of Contact Details etc and Related Requirements) Regulations ... read more
The government published a statement on the circumstances in which it will ask Parliament to support the use of clauses 42, 43 and 45 of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2019-21, which would enable the government to make regulations that breach international or domestic law. ... read more
Wettbewerbsökonom Justus Haucap lobt den deutschen Ansatz, große Digitalplattformen künftig stärker zu regulieren. Brachiale Methoden würden zwar konsequent wirken, brächten heutzutage aber wenig. ... read more
Die Coronakrise trifft die Hotelsuchmaschine Trivago besonders hart. Aus dieser Not heraus bastelt Trivago-Chef Axel Hefer nun an einer umgekehrten Suche, wie er im WirtschaftsWoche-Podcast verrät. ... read more
Axel Hefer führt die Hotelsuchmaschine Trivago. Im Podcast erzählt er, warum ihm Google mitten in der Coronakrise noch mehr zusetzt als sonst: Der Gigant drängt mit Macht in sein Geschäft. Doch Hefer wehrt sich. ... read more
Noch bis zum Monatsende können Studenten, die wegen Corona in eine finanzielle Notlage geraten sind, Hilfsgelder vom Staat beantragen. Das Instrument läuft danach aus. In 135.000 Fällen ist bisher Geld geflossen. ... read more
Kion-Gabelstabler bleiben auch nach der Krise gefragt, Hybrid-Cloudanbieter WIIT wächst kräftig und die Deutsche Rohstoff ist ein Ölprinz mit goldenem Händchen: Aktien, Anleihen und Fonds für die private Geldanlage. ... read more
Петербургский "Горэлектротранс" при закупке в лизинг 41 троллейбуса с ценой контракта более 1 млрд рублей указал в документах требования, соответствующие троллейбусам только одного производителя. ... read more
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