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#LibertyHouse plans new #Aluminium business In Paris

#LibertyHouse plans new #Aluminium business In Paris

| January 31, 2020

One of Europe’s largest aluminium producers has announced plans to locate its headquarters in Paris as part of moves to integrate its operations. Liberty House, which is owned by metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, said that it would combine its various aluminium businesses into a new enterprise called the Alvance Aluminium Group. The new company’s assets […]

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#NATO and EU must toughen up on #Balkan drug gangs

#NATO and EU must toughen up on #Balkan drug gangs

| January 29, 2020

Earlier this month, the Greek capital was rocked when two men were murdered in cold blood at a popular Athens restaurant in front of their wives and children. The victims, Stevan Stamatović and Igor Dedović, were believed to be members of the infamous Montenegrin drug-smuggling Skaljari clan, with the hit allegedly ordered by their rivals, […]

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We need more than ‘never again’ to safeguard Jews in Europe say parliamentarians at #Auschwitz

We need more than ‘never again’ to safeguard Jews in Europe say parliamentarians at #Auschwitz

| January 27, 2020

100 parliamentarians from across Europe – including ministers – who gathered in Auschwitz were urged to concretely tighten and toughen anti-semitism laws in their countries through direct legislation drafted by the Brussels based European Jewish Association (EJA) and the European Action and Protection League (APL). The two-day delegation – organized by the EJA and the […]

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Dr Vladimir Krulj’s prognosis for the #Zagreb Summit

Dr Vladimir Krulj’s prognosis for the #Zagreb Summit

| January 22, 2020

The next six months will be essential for both the European Union and the countries of the Western Balkans aspiring to join the EU, according to European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen. She was speaking in Zagreb at the start of Croatia’s Presidency of the EU, and she committed to drafting a new enlargement […]

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#Huawei: 2020 ‘make or break’ for EU 5G leadership

#Huawei: 2020 ‘make or break’ for EU 5G leadership

| January 18, 2020

2020 will see 5G gather speed across Europe. For successful deployment, an inclusive and facts-based approach will be key, finds debate held in Brussels “As Europe is set to take the decisive steps towards deploying 5G this year, there is an urgent need for action: achieving 5G leadership will require strengthened trust, global collaboration and […]

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Europe poised to take advantage of #LegalTechBoom

Europe poised to take advantage of #LegalTechBoom

| January 13, 2020

If the unprecedented investment levels recorded in 2019 are any indication, legal tech is gearing up for large-scale disruption. Funding for the sector had already comfortably slid past the $1 billion threshold by the end of the third quarter of last year, overtaking the previous year’s total by some margin and notching up a number […]

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Richard Alden: “never be a pioneer, pioneers get arrows in their back”

Richard Alden: “never be a pioneer, pioneers get arrows in their back”

| January 7, 2020

When Richard Alden joined Spanish telecoms firm ONO in 1998 as CFO, the company had no revenues, no EBITDA, and less than 30 employees. In 2000, at the start of his tenure as CEO, ONO still had no customers—but by the time Alden left the company in 2009, ONO had become a large, structured company […]

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