Google, tech acquisitions

12 February, 2020

US regulator orders tech giants to release data on acquisitions

Corporate acquisitions by Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are to come under scrutiny as US regulators look to see if a series of tech acquisitions were “anticompetitive” and whether ...
Jamie Dimon

20 August, 2019

US business leaders pledge to ‘redefine corporate purpose’

It’s been a long running debate in recent years but now a group of heavyweight business leaders in the US have chosen a side. Business Roundtable, a body whose members include Julie Sweet, chief exe...
deforestation, environment

18 June, 2019

CDP criticises top companies over environmental disclosures

Being named and shamed is never a comfortable event, but hundreds of companies this week shared the experience as campaigners criticised their lack of transparency on environmental information. Ama...

8 May, 2018

Amazon faces calls to separate CEO and chairman roles

Amazon, run by the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, faces calls from shareholders for the introduction of an independent chairman. According to reports, a resolution calling for an independent chai...
Google

23 March, 2018

European Commission introduces tough tax laws for digital business

The European Commission has proposed rules to ensure that companies conducting business digitally in the European Union are paying their fair share of tax. Under the p...
Whole Foods, Amazon, M&A

26 July, 2017

Global M&A deals holding firm, EY figures show

Global mergers and acquisitions remain buoyant, according to latest figures which reveal that while values may be slightly down, deal numbers have modestly risen.

10 September, 2015

Amazon’s reputation crisis