MasterCard Inc., the second-largest U.S. payments network, signed as the final main sponsor of next year’s Rugby World Cup, which organizers say will be the biggest-earning event in the history of the International Rugby Board.
The Czech government is preparing to tighten control over the gaming industry and boost its contribution to tax revenue as billionaire Finance Minister Andrej Babis seeks to keep the budget deficit in check.
Bloomberg BNA — A House-passed bill to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants “is a top priority” for Republicans if they gain control of the Senate in the fall elections, a House Republican said April 10.
CEZ AS’s tender for the supplier of two new reactors at Temelin nuclear power plant won’t make sense unless the Czech government provides a guarantee to make it economically feasible, its chief executive officer said.
Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge SA, whose boards approved a merger to create the world’s biggest cement maker, will be led by the French company’s chief executive officer, Bruno Lafont, said people familiar with the matter.
Hungarians are voting in a general election, with Prime Minister Viktor Orban set to extend his rule after four years of rule during which his power centralization triggered clashes with the European Union.