Ralph Brinkhaus demands relief for companies

Union faction leader Ralph Brinkhaus during a virtual faction meeting. “The economic break is a huge opportunity,” Brinkhaus wrote a guest post. (Photo: dpa) Berlin Union group leader Ralph Brinkhaus (CDU) wants to make the German economy more competitive and innovative in the corona crisis. “The economic break is a huge opportunity,” he wrote in […]

Switzerland to transmit UBS customer identity to French tax authorities

It has been awaited for four years by the French tax administration. The Swiss tax authorities plan to transmit to their counterpart in France, in June, the identity (name, date of birth, most current address) of clients of UBS presumed to be French taxpayers and some of whom are suspected of tax fraud. More specifically, […]

sellers recount their first week of work

After 50 days of confinement, businesses not essential to the life of the nation finally reopened on May 11. Economic life is gradually regaining its rights with the return of consumption, but the implementation of sanitary measures in stores can turn into a headache. Incivility, lack of empathy, settling of scores … Employees tell the […]

Freshfields creates ethics council headed by Udo Di Fabio

Dusseldorf “We woke up a little late.” And: “We underestimated the allegations.” These or similar sentences can be heard today when you look at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Germany’s largest law firm, for one of the most inglorious episodes in its consulting history and its internal Processing overhears. We’re talking about Cum-Ex. These are the stock […]

why hairdressers increased their prices

It was to be expected: going to the hairdresser will be slightly more expensive in the coming weeks. Since deconfinement, these professionals seem to have slightly increased their prices, as noted by Internet users. Most of the time, these few extra euros are directly included in the final cost, but they are sometimes listed separately, […]

“There will be no price inflation at SNCF”, promises Djebbari

Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, the Secretary of State for Transport gave an update this Tuesday morning on the resumption of post-deconfinement traffic. He also mentioned the reopening of Orly and confirmed that the French will be able to travel everywhere in France this summer including overseas and “if the epidemiological situation allows“ Invited on BFM TV, the […]

this is how they take advantage of the blue dollar

The high-end brands were practically out of stock. The gap between the official dollar and the blue left prices in half. The most wanted brands The difference between official dollar and the blue dollar revived an old business: the purchase of cars of high-end at lower values ​​for those who keep the “green bills”. Although […]

UFC-Que Choisir assigns 20 companies for breach of their obligations

It is an additional blow to the aeronautical industry which would have gone well. While most of the planes are still grounded, the consumer association UFC-Que Choisir, which had put 57 companies on notice for non-compliance with the right of reimbursement for canceled flights, decided to assign 20, including Air France, KLM, Ryanair or Lufthansa. […]

Hopes for Covid-19 vaccine soar to scholarships

The announcement from the American laboratory Moderna gave Wall Street a boost. The headquarters of the American laboratory Moderna, in Canbridge, in Massachussetts. Bill Sikes / AP The New York Stock Exchange opened sharply higher on Monday, and confirmed its good performance thereafter, causing in its wake a rebound in the world stock markets. The […]