Orban says global minimum tax plan ‘absurd’, Hungary may look at options

Orban says global minimum tax plan ‘absurd’, Hungary may look at options
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday a proposed global minimum corporate tax is “absurd” and his government would need to consider contingency plans if the initiative goes through.Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses a business conference in Budapest, Hungary, June 9, 2021. REUTERS/Bernadett SzaboThe Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development… Read More

FACTBOX-Potential bidders in Norway’s first offshore wind tender

FACTBOX-Potential bidders in Norway’s first offshore wind tender
(Updates with Orsted joining Fred. Olsen Renewables/Hafslund Eco consortium)OSLO, June 9 (Reuters) - Norway has earmarked two areas in the North Sea to accommodate up to 4.5 gigawatt (GW) of floating and bottom-fixed wind turbine capacity and will identify additional offshore areas for development amid strong interest from energy firms.Utsira Nord, an area of 1,000… Read More

EU antitrust regulator cite concerns about voice assistants’ exclusivity practices

EU antitrust regulator cite concerns about voice assistants’ exclusivity practices
Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for a Europe fit for the Digital Age (Competition) Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium June 3, 2021. Stephanie Lecocq/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoThe market dominance of Amazon's (AMZN.O) Alexa, Apple's (AAPL.O) Siri and Alphabet's (GOOGL.O) Google Assistant has triggered concerns of potential… Read More