Umicore SA (UMI.BR)
WASHINGTON, May 7 The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday proposed rules to clarify how debt collectors can communicate with consumers, curbing how often they can call borrowers but allowing unlimited contact through text messages and emails.
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* Umicore sees 12-18 month delays in cathode materials development
April 23 European shares fell on Tuesday with Belgian battery maker Umicore kicking off a busy week of earnings with a disappointing outlook, while a rally in energy stocks helped cap further losses.
Belgian materials and technology group Umicore said growth in revenue and earnings in 2020 will be lower than previous indications due to delays in the electric vehicle and energy storage markets.
WASHINGTON, April 9 Standard Chartered Plc has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to U.S. and British authorities for conducting illegal financial transactions that violated sanctions against Iran and other countries, government authorities announced on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, April 8 The U.S. securities watchdog's request that a federal judge hold Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk in contempt over the billionaire entrepreneur's use of Twitter was "reasonable," said a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official on Monday.
LONDON Chemicals group Johnson Matthey has secured a site in Poland to produce ultra-high energy battery materials and signed a 10-year supply deal with Canada's Nemaska Lithium as it seeks to grow its exposure to the electric vehicle market.
LONDON, March 28 Chemicals group Johnson Matthey has secured a site in Poland to produce ultra-high energy battery materials and signed a 10-year supply deal with Canada's Nemaska Lithium as it seeks to grow its exposure to the electric vehicle market.
WASHINGTON A top U.S. banking regulator said on Friday that PricewaterhouseCoopers will pay $335 million to settle claims of "professional negligence," after saying the auditor should have identified problems leading to the 2009 collapse of Alabama-based Colonial Bank.