Despite objections from Germany, there will be greater powers to monitor testing and fine companies in the wake of the VW scandal.
The major oil producers have agreed a further reining-in of production in a bid to push the price higher.
The one-notch downgrade by the credit ratings agency is the first for nearly 30 years.
The European plane marker has set up a new compliance review group, with outsiders leading the review of its internal processes.
Emmanuel Macron’s election win in France has stabilised Europe for now, but the respite could prove temporary warns Verisk Maplecroft.
Research shows that 52% of financial services chief information security officers are focusing on compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation as an investment priority for the upcoming year.
A global study by PwC finds that more CEOs are being forced out of office for poor judgment, with the increase particularly marked in North America.
The latest annual Compensation Survey released by the Association for Financial Professionals shows the average increase just slightly down on the 3.6% increase reported for 2015.
France’s next president faces a variety of obstacles, but is helped by the country’s slow but steady growth.