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.
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.
U.S. government employees should not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to their workplace or made to disclose their vaccination status, according to guidance from the Biden administration.
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.
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.
No surprise about this week’s No. 1 story — the annual list of the five highest-paid insurance executives, led by Peter Zaffino, president and CEO of American International Group Inc.
A regional labor judge has ordered Brazilian mining firm Vale SA to pay 1 million Brazilian real ($197,240) in compensation to the families of each of the 131 employees killed in the 2019 Brumadinho dam disaster.
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.