EU probes Canon's acquisition of Toshiba medical unit

Jul 7, 2017

EU probes Canon's acquisition of Toshiba medical unit

The European Union has started a full investigation into Canon Inc. for an alleged breach of EU rules through its acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems Corp., the European Commission said Thursday. The EU's executive branch has sent a letter of objection to Canon, the first ...

GE, Canon risk fines as EU clamps down on merger violations

/ Jul 7, 2017

GE, Canon risk fines as EU clamps down on merger violations

General Electric Co., Merck KGaA, Sigma-Aldrich Corp. and Canon Inc. are the latest companies to risk hefty penalties as the European Commission clamps down on violations of its merger approval procedures. Months after the EU fined Facebook $125 million for giving misleading information during a ...

Japan may set tariff-free quota for EU beef under EPA

Jun 22, 2017

Japan may set tariff-free quota for EU beef under EPA

Japan is considering setting a tariff-free import quota for beef from European Union member states, as requested by the EU in the two sides' negotiations on an economic partnership agreement for free trade, informed sources told Jiji Press on Wednesday. The Japanese government believes that ...

Japan, EU leaders aim for economic accord in July

Jun 8, 2017

Japan, EU leaders aim for economic accord in July

Japan and the European Union are looking to hold a summit in Brussels in July with the aim of reaching a broad accord for an economic partnership, sources said. The meeting of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President ...