Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Jan 25, 2013
Europe has the largest market for carbon permits in the world. The idea is, the more a company has to pay for permits to pollute, the greater incentive it has to reduce pollution. But the economic slowdown has greatly reduced the cost of permits.
Jan 4, 2013
Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Jan 2, 2013
European stocks scored gains in early trading after the United States reached a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, but will the optimism last?
Nov 30, 2012
As other carmakers in Europe struggle for their very survival, VW is flourishing thanks in part to its worldwide appeal.
Nov 29, 2012
Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Nov 28, 2012
Last month, Peugeot secured a $9 billion lifeline from the French government to stay out of bankruptcy. In return, French politicians want the struggling company keep jobs, not cut them.
Nov 27, 2012
Carmakers in Europe are seeing plunging sales and rising costs -- sound familiar? Will European automakers rebound like their U.S. competitors?
Nov 7, 2012
The storm clouds are gathering over the European economy. The European Commission says the economy in the European Union will shrink this year and that next year it will only barely grow.
Oct 22, 2012
Ancestry.com has been acquired by a private equity group. The genealogy site has plans to expand services in Europe.