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France, Germany To Merge Economic And Defense Policies; Create Cross-Border "Eurodistricts" 

Germany and France are set to forge a pact aligning their defense, diplomatic and economic policies in an unprecedented "twinning" pact "regarded as a prototype for the future of the European Union," according to The Times' Oliver Moody.   .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Germany presses for changes in EU competition rules after Siemens/Alstom deal blocked

Europe should change its competition rules to facilitate cross-border mergers and create European champions which can compete with rivals from China and the United States, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area

An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

Raytheon, United Technologies CEOs play down merger concerns, tout plans to hire 20K

The top executives of Raytheon and United Technologies defended their plans to merge and contended on Monday that their proposal will create jobs, even as President Donald Trump questioned the merger’s effect on competitiveness within the defense con.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

Raytheon, United Tech CEOs play down merger concerns, tout plans to hire 20K

The top executives of Raytheon and United Technologies defended their plans to merge and contended that their proposal will create jobs on Monday, even as President Donald Trump questioned the merger’s effect on competitiveness within the defense con.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create aerospace giant

Raytheon and United Technologies plan to merge in a deal that could create a new aerospace and defense giant. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Raytheon to merge with United Tech, becoming among the largest firms in Mass.

Raytheon Co., the 98-year-old defense contractor headquartered in Waltham, will merge with Connecticut-based United Technologies in an all-stock deal that will create one of the largest public companies in the state by headcount, revenue and marke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2019

United Technologies to merge aerospace business with Raytheon

United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth more than $120 billion, in what would be the industry's biggest ever merger......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 9th, 2019

New auto giant? Fiat Chrysler wants to merge with Renault

Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France's Renault to create the world's third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 27th, 2019

Economic flow from Canada to Buffalo creates business – and legal – opportunity

Western New York’s adjacency to Toronto, the city that contributes most to Canada’s economy, continues to make cross border business and the legal needs that go along with it an area Buffalo attorneys keep an eye on......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Italy"s biggest bank reportedly wants to merge with France"s Societe Generale to create a $2.5 trillion European giant

Business Insider/Reuters CEO of UniCredit reportedly keen to begin merger talks with French giant Societe Generale. No discussions have yet been held about merging Italy's biggest lender with France's 3rd .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 4th, 2018

For most of American history, it wasn"t illegal to cross the US-Mexico border — here"s how it became a crime

It wasn't always a crime to cross the US-Mexico border without authorization, however, during the 1920s, Congress began adopting "whites only" immigration policies. This caused so.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Merkel, Macron back euro zone budget but challenges ahead

The leaders of Germany and France have agreed to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union. But, as David Pollard reports, many wonder how it will work in a bloc with such diverging interests......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 20th, 2018

Steady drum of Trump"s anti-Germany remarks raises questions

Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 11th, 2018

Britain unveils fighter jet model to rival Franco-German program

Britain unveiled a model of a sleek proposed fighter jet named Tempest on Monday, raising questions about the future of European defense cooperation, given that Germany and France launched their own fighter jet program a year ago......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2018

Europe Markets: European shares tick higher, but bank stocks lower

European stocks rose modestly on Thursday, following some positive economic data from Germany and France, though trading was quiet as investors looked ahead to reports on Brexit negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018

Rocky Mountain fuel distributors to merge, create "border-to-border" business, CEO says

The deal combines companies with more than 700 gas stations, grocery store and big-box retailers throughout the mountain West and Southwest......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

French finance minister prods Germany on EU economic reform

France's finance minister is pressing Germany to move ahead with plans for economic reform in the European Union, warning that "we cannot wait any longer" and arguing that ordinary citizens' patience is "exhausted.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2018

Harris Corp., L3 Technologies announce plans to merge

Melbourne-based Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and New York-based L3 Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LLL) on Sunday announced plans to combine in an all stock merger of equals that will create the sixth-largest defense company in the U.S. and a top 10 defense .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2018

L3, Harris to Form Sixth-Largest US Defense Contractor

Defense contractors L3 Technologies and Harris announced Sunday that they will merge in an all-stock deal that will create the nation's sixth largest defense firm......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 15th, 2018

US Deploys 800 Troops To Southern Border As "Migrant Caravan" Approaches: CNN

As Mexican authorities do little to stop the 'migrant caravan' from cross southern Mexico, Defense Secretary James Mattis is reportedly preparing to order an additional 800 tro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 25th, 2018