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EU sues Ireland over €13bn Apple payment

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager gets tough over Ireland’s perceived tardiness in reclaiming funds owed by Apple.

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US and Canadian cities vie for new Amazon headquarters

Talent and housing availability look to be key criteria in retail and tech giant Amazon’s search for a second headquarters location in north America

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From Companies

Viewpoint: A five-point M&A plan for UK companies during Brexit

Although Brexit has raised short-term concerns over FDI flows, the UK economy’s compelling pro-business characteristics should see flows continue at a robust rate. The recent dip in overseas buying of UK companies is also likely to be short-term, though businesses seeking overseas buyers should present the best case to attract foreign corporate suitors, says Lord Leigh of Hurley.

Hutchinson latest target of India’s retro taxation

India’s $5bn retrospective demand for taxes, interest and penalty from Hutchinson for a deal done in 2017 could spook investors. N Chandra Mohan reports.

India signs $12.9bn FDI deal with Russian oil giant

Rosneft’s acquisition of Essar Oil is the biggest foreign acquisition in India’s history. 

Facebook announces $750m data centre in Ohio

Social media giant Facebook is building its 10th US data centre in New Albany, Ohio, at a cost of $750m, writes Karen E Thuermer.

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Will digitalisation be the end of FDI flows in manufacturing?

Digitalisation, best seen in Industry 4.0, will transform how things are manufactured around the world. This could disrupt current business models and shake up global FDI flows, writes Martin Kaspar.

Sub-Saharan Africa real estate becoming more transparent

Transparency in the sub-Saharan real estate market has improved, which is helping to pull in international investment. Louis Bearn reports.

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From Companies

Tech and textiles: a Farfetch story

Farfetch founder Jose Neves combined his tech experience with a love of fashion to create a global high-end e-commerce site. He tells Natasha Turak about his growth plans, following a partnership with Condé Nast.

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From Companies

Navigating a new landscape of compliance

Companies that defy economic embargoes face huge fines or the removal of export permissions. As sanctions become increasingly complex, businesses must be alert to inadvertent breaches, warns Tom Blass.

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