EU, U.S. to negotiate free-trade deal from spring 2013: officials
BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON - Europe and the United States are set to launch trade talks early next year to deepen the world's largest trading relationship, EU and U.S. officials say, potentially unleashing billions of euros of new transatlantic business.
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Senator seeks probe into impact of alleged EU oil price manipulation
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Senate's energy committee asked the Justice Department on Friday to investigate whether alleged price manipulation by three oil companies in Europe has boosted fuel prices for U.S. consumers.
Energy Costs Move Up Europe's Agenda
Some executives at the annual European Business Summit say the real challenge for the EU is to prevent a further deindustrialization of the continent.
BonitaSoft Raises $13M Series C For Its Open Source Business Process Management Solution
BonitaSoft, a provider of an open source business process management (BPM) solution, has raised a $13 million Series C round led by the FSN PME Fund, a French government initiative to invest in technology companies to help them scale globally. Also joining the round are previous investors Ventech, Auriga Partners, and Serena Capital. The new funding round brings the total raised by the company to just over $28 million since being founded in 2009, and follows an $11m Series B in late 2011. BonitaSoft is headquartered in Grenoble, France — hence the French government’s backing — although it also has a U.S. office in San Francisco where I’m told CEO Miguel Valdes Faura spends half his time, as well an another office in Paris. It operates in the BPM space, competing with the likes of Pegasystems, Appian, LongJump, and a number of other open source players. Companies use BPM software to automate their processes, particularly where these operate at the intersection of machines and people. ...
Analysis: Obama climate agenda faces Supreme Court reckoning
WASHINGTON - With a barrage of legal briefs, a coalition of business groups and Republican-leaning states are taking their fight against Obama administration climate change regulations to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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