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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

22 Jun 2018

Tronox to win conditional EU okay for Cristal deal: sources

BRUSSELS U.S. chemical company Tronox is set to secure EU approval to buy Saudi Arabian peer Cristal's titanium dioxide business on condition it sells assets to address competition concerns, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

21 Jun 2018

EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants

BRUSSELS Google , Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2018

Fiat slams EU regulators for acting as supranational tax body

LUXEMBOURG Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Thursday accused EU competition regulators of over-reaching their powers and acting as a supranational tax authority for the bloc when they ruled against its tax deal with Luxembourg three years ago.

20 Jun 2018

EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants

BRUSSELS Google , Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favour of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.

20 Jun 2018

France's Engie faces tax bill after EU ruling on Luxembourg

BRUSSELS European Union regulators on Wednesday ordered Luxembourg to recover 120 million euros ($138.8 million) from French utility Engie, the latest move in an EU crackdown on tax deals which give some firms an unfair advantage.

19 Jun 2018

EU copyright reforms draw fire from internet luminaries as key vote looms

BRUSSELS Europe's attempts to force Google , Microsoft and other tech giants to share revenues with publishers and bear liability for internet content have triggered criticism from internet pioneers ahead of a key vote on Wednesday.

18 Jun 2018

EU regulators to include Chinese rival in review of Siemens, Alstom deal

BRUSSELS EU regulators reviewing a plan by Siemens and Alstom to merge their rail operations will take into account competitive pressure from Chinese rival CRRC, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday.

18 Jun 2018

EU sees signs of improvement after Google antitrust shopping case

BRUSSELS It is too early to judge Google's reforms in response to an antitrust case over online shopping, though there are signs some rivals are benefiting, Europe's competition chief said on Monday.

14 Jun 2018

Exclusive: Engie's Luxembourg tax deal set to be declared illegal aid - source

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators will rule against French utility Engie's tax deals with Luxembourg in the coming weeks, a person familiar with the matter said, as the bloc continues its crackdown on corporate tax arrangements.

12 Jun 2018

EU investigates Deutsche Telekom's Dutch deal amid competition concerns

BRUSSELS/STOCKHOLM Deutsche Telekom faces a four-month investigation into its bid to buy the Dutch business of Swedish peer Tele2 after EU antitrust regulators voiced concerns about the deal.

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