Europe's most senior financial regulator has hit back at "rearguard lobbying" by the hedge fund and private equity industries, saying he "will not be intimidated" by an attempt to undermine a deal to regulate the industry for the first time.
Deutsche Börse said it would take the European Commission to court to try to overturn its decision last month to block its tie-up with NYSE Euronext, in what would have been the world's largest exchange deal.
Cisco Systems is to appeal against the European Union's regulatory clearance of Microsoft's takeover of Skype, it has announced, citing concerns that the new entity will dominate video calling to the detriment of the wider market.
CNN's Richard Quest talks to Cisco CEO John Chambers about their turnaround and net profits rising by 45 percent.
The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange said Wednesday that it plans to end its proposed merger with the parent of the Frankfurt exchange, after European officials blocked the deal.
World markets drifted for a second day Wednesday as investors, worn down by Europe's debt crisis, take to the sidelines ahead of Friday's European summit.
European nations could be penalized by being stripped of some powers if they fail to manage their budgets, according to a memo from European Commission President Herman Van Rompuy leaked Tuesday.
Italians weigh in on the prime minister's budget plans to tackle the country's debt crisis.
When it comes to ideas to solve to Europe's debt crisis, nothing seems to stick. And that's the case with the latest one.
When it comes to ideas to solve to Europe's debt crisis, nothing seems to stick.
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso will announce his plan to recapitalize Europe's banks on Wednesday afternoon, his office told CNN.
In the latest of a recent slew of antitrust complaints filed against Google, French search company 1plusV said Tuesday it would seek $423 million in damages from the American search giant.
World markets endured a volatile trading session Friday, on mixed news about the global economy.
The European Commission said Tuesday it will investigate whether Google abused its dominant position in online search in violation of European Union rules.
The European Commission said Tuesday it has fined 11 airlines a total of some $1.1 billion (799.5 million euros) for their participation in an air cargo cartel.
The European Commission Tuesday fined 11 air-cargo carriers for price-fixing, a statement from the commission said.
France's deportation of more than 8,000 ethnic Roma, commonly referred to as gypsies, "is a disgrace" that could trigger legal action, a senior European Commission official said Tuesday.
Citing air safety, the European Commission Tuesday expanded restrictions on Iran Air's operations by banning more types of aircraft.
The European Commission outlined its proposal Wednesday for a number of national emergency funds designed to take the pressure off taxpayers in the event of any future bank failures.
Microsoft is to offer its European users the chance to use a Web browser other than its own.
Google is being scrutinized by European antitrust officials, who have notified the Internet search giant that three companies have complained about its practices.
Greece on Thursday announced an ambitious three-year plan to curb its runaway budget deficit but financial markets initially appeared unimpressed.
Greece was condemned by the European Commission on Tuesday for falsifying data about its public finances and allowing political pressures to obstruct the collection of accurate statistics.
Nine days after New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo made public emails to, from, and about current and former Intel CEOs Paul S. Otellini and Craig Barrett, Intel settled a four-year-old antitrust case that semiconductor rival AMD had filed against it.
A radical reshaping of Europe's patchy system of financial supervision moved a step closer on Wednesday when the European Commission unveiled legislation which officials hope will guard against a repeat of last year's financial crisis.
Cellphone users in the European Union will enjoy significant savings when "roaming" within the bloc's 27 member states from Wednesday with the introduction of new pricing rules.
The election of 736 members from 27 member countries to the European Parliament in June will be the biggest transnational electoral contest there has ever been. Between them they will represent more than 500,000,000 people.
The European Commission handed down its ruling in a landmark anti-trust case against Intel Wednesday, fining the computer chip giant a record $1.45 billion for abusing its dominant position in the computer processing unit (CPU) market.
The European Commission found leading computer chipmaker Intel guilty Wednesday of violating European anti-trust rules and ordered that it pay a fine of 1.06 billion euros ($1.45 billion).
European regulators slapped Intel Corp. with a record fine of $1.45 billion Wednesday after a nearly eight-year long antitrust case.
With its record $1.45 billion fine levied against Intel for allegedly anticompetitive activities, the European Commission -- the executive arm of the European Union -- is again showing its appetite for taking on and punishing big American companies.
The Dutch government on Friday approved an economic stimulus package worth up to 8 billion euros ($10 billion) to help the country cope with the global financial crisis.
The Indian government said Wednesday it is sending food and equipment to help the estimated 3 million people in a flood-ravaged area of the country's northeast.
The European Commission slams the EU newcomer for failing to crack down on corruption and organized crime -- and cuts off funding worth hundreds of millions of dollars
Robert Miller of the Daily Telegraph in London joins CNN to discuss troubles at Britain's Northern Rock.
Who says the European Union is undemocratic? Its citizens will have the chance to vote for the design of the new two-euro coin
An investigation has been launched to investigate whether drug firms have been fixing the market to squeeze out copycat medicines
Launched in London, the Humanitarian Response Index ranks Sweden at the top with the US trailing far down the list
Computer expert Ken Colburn has more on why your new computer comes with so many trial software programs installed.
A court backs the European Commission's battle over Microsoft's dominance. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
Court dismissses an appeal against Microsoft's 2004 antitrust order. CNN's Jim Boulden explains
The European Union's second highest court dismisses the software giant's appeal against an anti-trust order
Sudan expelled the top Canadian diplomat and the European Commission envoy from the country for what was described as "meddling in its affairs," the state news agency reported Thursday.
Poland's Gdansk shipyard, the birthplace of the anti-communist Solidarity movement, has submitted a last-ditch rescue plan to prevent its closure.
E.U. subsidies have spurred big surpluses and made the continent uncompetitive with "New World" wines. Now reform is afoot
The European Commission has expanded an informal probe into whether the licensing strategies of two rival groups of DVD developers are anti-competitive by seeking information from film studios, the EU executive said.
Here are some of Friday's market-moving stocks:
The European Commission is due to fine Microsoft on Wednesday as part of a hard-line approach towards getting the software giant to comply with antitrust sanctions that appears to be bearing fruit.
The European Commission is set to limit the amount consumers can be charged for using mobile phones outside their home countries.
European Union veterinary experts have backed plans to boost surveillance of migratory birds and impose stricter bans on imports as officials desperately tried to find ways to curb the spread of deadly bird flu on the continent.
European Union officials say bird flu had been found on one of the Greek isles and tests were being conducted to determine if it is the deadly H5N1 virus.
The lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found in Turkish poultry and is likely present in Romania, the European Commission has said.
The European Union has launched an aggressive anti-smoking drive with grisly photos of rotten lungs, throat tumors and decayed teeth that it hopes will be used on cigarette packets.
The European Commission is expected to recommend that Turkey start accession talks with the European Union after 40 years of stop-go negotiations.
The European Commission has recommended -- with conditions -- that the European Union start accession talks with Turkey after 40 years of on-off negotiations.
European workers could find themselves better protected from long hours if European Commission proposals to revise the Working Time Directive are accepted.
Technology stocks lost ground Friday on high oil prices and lowered earnings forecasts, failing to close higher before the weekend in keeping with a mostly upbeat performance over the last two weeks.
More Europeans than ever before would consider working in another country, according to new research.
European Union leaders have unanimously nominated Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao Barroso as next European Commission president.
European Union leaders have overcome their differences to agree to the bloc's first constitution and must now push ahead with their search for a compromise candidate to be the next European Commission president.
Microsoft is appealing a decision by the European Commission that the U.S. software giant abused the "near-monopoly" of its Windows PC operating system.
The European Commission has again stopped the clock on its review of Oracle's $9.4 billion bid for rival PeopleSoft to seek more information on the markets affected, the EU said Thursday.
The property deal that enabled Real Madrid to clear debts of $326 million and buy players such as David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane is being investigated by the European Commission and the Spanish government.
The European Commission has launched retaliatory trade measures against the United States that will cost American companies hundreds of millions.
Jewish and European leaders have called for concrete action to combat a resurgence of the "monster" of anti-Semitism on the continent.
Technology stocks on Monday posted their highest close in 2-1/2 years as investors counted on upcoming earnings results of companies ranging from Yahoo! to Apple Computer, slated for release later in the week.
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