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Category: Regulations


Design & Planning, Process, Regulations

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says

July 17, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet in New York in September, three industry sources […]


Regulations

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom

July 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

Under the rules, set to come into force late this month, crypto-related firms will voluntarily abide by standards on capital requirements and consumer protection and pay tax in France, in exchange for approval from the regulator. “France is a precursor. […]


Regulations

Trump calls for inquiry into Google’s work with China

July 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

The president repeated accusations made previously by Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and venture capitalist, that Google may be infiltrated by Chinese intelligence agents. “A great and brilliant guy who knows this subject better than anyone! The Trump Administration […]


Regulations

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal

June 27, 2019

Via: Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat (RHT.N). IBM is looking to the deal, its biggest to date, to […]


Regulations

Broadcom in EU antitrust spotlight, faces interim measures

June 26, 2019

Via: Reuters

The European Commission also said it plans to impose interim measures during the probe to avoid “serious and irreparable harm” to the market. It sent a statement of objections, or charge sheet, to the company setting out reasons why such […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama’s power plant rule

June 19, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry. […]


Regulations

Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by three months

June 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

The Mate X, a competitor to Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Fold, is expected to be rolled out globally in September, Vincent Pang, Huawei’s head of corporate communications, said on the sidelines of the WSJ Tech D.Live conference in Hong Kong. It […]


Regulations

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei

May 23, 2019

Via: Reuters

Huawei, like Apple Inc and Qualcomm, uses ARM blueprints to design the processors that power its smartphones. It also licenses graphics technology from the Cambridge-based company which is owned by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. In another blow to the Chinese […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Toyota Says Trump Sent Message Carmaker ‘Not Welcomed’

May 20, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Toyota Motor Corp. rebuked President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars threaten U.S. national security, signaling contentious talks are ahead for the White House and America’s key trading partners. In an unusually strong-worded statement, Japan’s largest automaker said Trump’s proclamation […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months

May 17, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with […]