The Greek government, approaching the end of a second international bailout that has kept it afloat since 2010, plans a return to markets by selling 2 billion euros ($2.8 billion) of bonds, three officials said.
Ireland has “ongoing issues” with the country’s bailout partners, known as the troika, over government hopes of using some proceeds from state-asset sales for economic-growth initiatives, according to Brian Hayes, a junior government minister.
Ireland’s best chance of securing an accord with European partners ove a restructuring of its bank- bailout costs is for voters to approve a proposed fiscal compact, said Brian Hayes, a junior government minister.
A flurry of large, cross-border international law firm mergers in the fourth quarter of 2012 brought the number of law firm mergers and acquisitions to 60 last year, the same as the previous year, according to Altman Weil, a legal consulting firm.
Ireland won’t be able to pass a referendum on European Union fiscal controls without a “substantial re-arrangement” of its debt, Brian Hayes, a junior government minister, told the Sunday Business Post.
A National Labor Relations Board rule to speed up elections on whether to form a union, thrown out on a technicality yesterday by a federal judge, could be quickly reinstated, according to labor lawyers.