According to the Wall street journal, the French regulatory authority has fined 20 firms engaged in the delivery for 672 million euro. The reason for this decision of regulators is financial fraud of companies, that administered prices through collusion for six years. The companies violated the law in the financial sector and in the field of antitrust activity.
French Regulators report that the management of companies collected within the industry group TLF, where negotiations over the cost were held. Such meetings were held from 2004 to 2010.
Of all the companies that were fined, the highest total will pay Geodis (the largest logistics company, which is engaged in cargo transportation), it is a part of the state railway company SNCF. During the machinations of finance and violation of the law, the company Geodis pay a fine in the amount of 196 million euros. Also among those who pay such a large fine are international companies that deal with shipping like: DHL, FedEx and TNT. According to analysts, the incident could undermine the trust of customers’ companies.
In addition, regulatory authorities of France fined 15 companies which agreed on the adjustment of fees for fuel in the delivery of parcels from 2004 to 2006 for 1.4 million euro.
A considerable amount of the fine in the amount of 55.1 million euros will pay the postal service Royal Mail (UK), in order to resolve the conflict with the Anti-Monopoly Committee of France. Regulatory authorities have questions about GLS service delivery business (the details of the agreement was not disclosed).
In Germany, Telegram faces a fine of 55 million euros because the company does not have a contact person who would be obliged to communicate with the state to distribute content that violates the law. Der Spiegel reported this. If the company refuses to cooperate with the German authorities, the application may be blocked in […]
Significant strengthening of the hryvnia against the dollar is due to four main factors. Vasyl Furman, Deputy Chairman of the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine, said this on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel. “This is primarily an increase in prices in commodity markets, on the one hand, although, on the other […]
Ukraine is in the top 10 countries with the highest earnings on Bitcoin in 2020 – Ukrainian investors received about $ 400 million in profits on cryptocurrency. The Ministry of Finance with reference to the data of the analytical company Chainalysis reported this. The authors of the rating draw attention to the obvious dominance of […]
Authorities in the United States and the European Union have agreed to end a long-running trade dispute over the aerospace concerns Boeing and Airbus, which has resulted in mutual tariffs of more than $ 10 billion, said Catherine Ty, the US representative at the trade talks. “The US-EU agreement marks significant progress in reaching a […]
Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 10 on October 14, 2025. This was reported by the company’s press service. Thurrot writes that this means the date of the “death” of Windows 10. The publication adds that the new generation of operating system, which Microsoft will present next week, will not be called Windows 10, at least, […]
On the shores of the Black Sea, Radisson Hotel City Centre Odesa opens as Radisson Hotel Group’s 7th hotel in Ukraine in operation and under development. With an excellent location on the famous Derybasivska Street, Radisson Hotel City Centre Odesa unlocks the cosmopolitan city of Odesa, full of architectural styles, international cuisines and beautiful Black […]
It may take Nvidia twice as long to get approval for its deal to buy Britain’s largest technology company, Arm Holdings, which is owned by Japanese financial conglomerate SoftBank Group. After the companies announced a $ 40 billion deal last September, the first hurdle was a class action lawsuit from Google, Qualcomm and Microsoft, which […]
The American company Tesla demonstrated on Thursday in Fremont (California) its new electric car Model S Plaid. The presentation, led by Tesla Chairman Elon Musk, was broadcast on the company’s website. According to the businessman, critics have previously pointed out that the updated version of the Model S car will be “insanely fast”, and expressed […]
According to Finance.ua, there is a good opportunity to extend the limits of Ukrainian financing system. The Ukrainian government provision has come into force. The financial transaction sanctions with Iran banks were cancelled by the resolution of the Ukrainian government. Oleh Churyi, the deputy head of NBU, admitted that National Bank of Ukraine would implement […]Next
Four world’s biggest enterprises who producing tobacco products – British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International appealed this week to the court against the government, where they are opposed to the introduction of a new law in Britain banning branded a pack of cigarettes. According to the law, which will […]Next
After the closure of the Russian market, Milkiland determined priority markets of the European Union, the Middle East and China. CEO of the company Anatoly Yurkevich said it in an interview with “Business.” “We see a very simple way out of this situation: work in the domestic market, beginning to develop and manufacture products for […]Next
What is the current situation with investment in the pharmaceutical and medical sector of Ukraine? Can we expect the prosperity? If yes, then when? If no, then why? What may attract, and what may prevent? Investments background Investments in the medical sector of Ukraine are considered to be one of the most promising according to […]Next
In the first quarter of 2021, sales of digital intangible tokens increased to two billion dollars. This was reported by CNBC, citing information from the analytical platform NonFungible.com Compared to the previous, fourth quarter of 2020, when NFT tokens were sold for $ 93 million, sales increased 20 times. In addition, in early 2021, there […]Next
On Wednesday, April 28, the only currently operating third power unit stopped at the Zaporizhzhya TPP, DTEK’s press service reports. The shutdown occurred at 11:01 due to the operation of the turbine valve protection. “The reasons for the operation are being clarified. The power unit was disconnected without interruptions in the power supply of its […]Next
Shares of BlackBerry jumped sharply on auction on December 1 after the news of a partnership with Amazon Web Service. Together they will develop and sell a service for connected cars – IVY platform. Stock quotes at the beginning of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) rose by 35%. The company’s first plans […]Next
Quotes of the Bed Bath & Beyond jumped from 33.47% to $ 19.99 according to the trading data. Papers are growing due to the strong report for the second quarter of 2020. The Bed Bath & Beyond chain announced the first increase in the in-store sales in almost four years. The jump in the revenue […]Next
The current state of the financial sector is assessed as the best in recent years, and no negative changes are expected in the next six months. The heads of financial institutions of Ukraine gave the corresponding assessment and forecast. This follows from the results of a survey on systemic risks in the financial sector of […]Next
American chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) is buying rival Xilinx Inc for $ 35 billion under a deal that it will be paid for in full by AMD shares. According to a press release from AMD, the operation will create a company worth about $ 135 billion. “The acquisition of Xilinx will allow AMD […]Next
Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has reconciled three suspicions with former officials of PrivatBank, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports. Thus, the notification on the change of the previously reported suspicion to the former chairman of the bank’s board, the former deputy chairman of the board and the former head of the interbank […]Next
Deutsche Lufthansa reported that it suffered a loss of 1.97 billion euros in the third quarter of 2020 against a net profit of 1.15 billion euros a year earlier. The carrier’s revenue fell by 74% to 2.66 billion euros from 10.11 billion euros a year earlier. Adjusted loss before tax and interest payments (EBIT) was […]Next
Shares of General Motors, down by 3.7% since the beginning of the year, rose by 3.9% in trading after the company announced the results of the 3rd quarter, which ended on September 30. General Motors reported earnings per share increase of 65% to $ 2.83, which was higher than analysts expected $ 1.38. The amount […]Next
Continuing a topic of the relations correct registration between investors and the builder we continue to inform about legal niceties of such relations possible options registration within a “Construction scam”special project. We have already said about how to arrange the agreement of share participation, the purchase and sale provisional agreement. Today it will be an […]Next
Lauffer Group plans to increase investment in its bakeries in Kharkiv to 10 million UAH, – writes the press service of the company. According to the head of the business Lauffer Group in Kharkov, Bogdan Alexandrov, in 2015 the company invested in Kharkiv bakeries 4 million UAH. “Re-equipment of the production was carried out in […]Next
Kyiv, Ukraine – February 10, 2021 – Visa announced the 2021 edition of the Everywhere Initiative – a global innovation program and competition for fintechs. This year, the focus is on expansion and accessibility, with Visa offering a one-stop experience to register and learn about upcoming opportunities and competitions – via the global website. Fintechs […]Next