PARIS An adviser to France's top administrative court favoured telecoms firm Orange on Monday in a long-lasting $2.2 billion tax dispute over writedowns it booked after acquiring a company in the mid-2000s.
PARIS/BERLIN France and the Netherlands on Thursday called for a European Union authority to regulate large tech companies such as Google and Facebook, whose dominance gives them effective internet gatekeeper status.
PARIS/BERLIN, Oct 15 France and the Netherlands
called on Thursday for the creation of a European Union
authority to regulate large tech companies such as Google
and Facebook, whose dominance gives them
effective gatekeeper status on the internet.
PARIS Publicis , the world's third-biggest advertising company, beat market expectations for the second quarter in a row with a less severe fall in sales than feared as the COVID crisis continues hit ad spending worldwide.
PARIS Lagardere's chief has won a seven-month delay over a possible board reshuffle at the Paris Match publisher after a French court said there was no need for an early shareholder meeting.
BRUSSELS/PARIS French telecoms operator Iliad is poised to secure EU antitrust clearance for its 3.5 billion euro ($4.11 billion) takeover of Polish mobile group Play , people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
STOCKHOLM/PARIS Orange and Proximus have picked Nokia to help build 5G networks in Belgium as they drop Huawei amid U.S. pressure to exclude the Chinese firm from supplying key telecoms equipment.
STOCKHOLM/PARIS Telecoms operators Orange Belgium and Proximus have decided to progressively replace Huawei-made mobile equipment in Belgium and Luxembourg with Nokia gear, two sources close to the matter said.