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The National Commission for Data Protection in Luxembourg has proposed a fining Amazon Inc. $425 million for alleged violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.
Lars Jensen, chief executive of Danish shipping consultancy firm Vespucci Maritime ApS, said that the congestion at the Yantian port in China has caused a larger container movement disruption than the recent Suez Canal blockage.
Several corporate sponsors of the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games are concerned about the potential brand damage they could suffer from their association with the tournament amid growing demand for the delay or cancelation of the games over fears of a
French investigators have charged Dutch automaker Stellantis NV’s subsidiaries Peugeot SA and Automobiles Citroen for their alleged involvement in the dieselgate scandal and have ordered them to pay €18 million ($22 million) in bail.
Data from the Insurance Association of Turkey said that the local insurers’ aggregate gross written premium increased nearly 16% year-on-year to 25.3 billion Turkish lira ($3 billion) in the first quarter.
According to the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, cyber attacks against critical sectors in Europe more than doubled in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a sudden shift to remote working and significant growth in online activities.