Norway, western Europe’s largest gas exporter, may face legal action from owners of the Gassled pipeline network after the government decided against reversing a decision by the previous administration to cut tariffs.
In August, Russian President Vladimir Putin flew to the Black Sea resort of Sochi, where his country is spending a record $48 billion on the 2014 Winter Olympics. A regular visitor, with an official residence in town, Putin watched mixed-martial-arts contests at Oblaka nightclub with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Michael Chertoff, who was Homeland Security secretary under President George W. Bush, provides his outlook for the cybersecurity industry in the Nov. 18 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek. Chertoff, the chairman and cofounder of the Chertoff Group in Washington, a global risk adviser, is one of the featured speakers at Bloomberg LP’s inaugural “The Year Ahead: 2014” conference on Nov. 20-21 in Chicago.
Tanzania plans to obtain a credit rating by the end of this year, after repeated delays, before raising $750 million in a debut Eurobond sale in 2014, Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary Servacius Likwelile said.