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CRETA FARM TAKEOVER DEAL IS CLOSE, SAY OFFICIALS CLOSE TO NEGOTIATIONS



The Netherlands-based investment trust, Impala Invest BV, has reached an agreement with creditors banks and will take over troubled Greek pigmeat, turkey, cheese and other deli product manufacturer Creta Farms, according to sources close to a planned deal. While company representatives have yet to release a formal statement on the plans, because Crete-based Creta Farms operates under temporary administration appointed from a court of first instance, the final approval of the deal is expected to be announced in the next few days.

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND-UP – MEPs LOSE PATIENCE OVER BEE PROTECTION AS EUROPEAN HONEY PRODUCTION CONTINUES TO SUFFER



THE EUROPEAN Parliament has called for a more robust approach to defend European honey production, as bee numbers continue to fall. In a motion supported almost unanimously, the EP’s environment committee has called for the European Union (EU) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – which is now under review – to include active steps on reducing pesticide use, which MEPs blame for honey bee deaths.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP - NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION MAY PUSH HARMONISATION OF SUGAR FOOD LABELLING



THE INCOMING European Commission may seek to further harmonise European Union (EU) food labelling rules on sugar content. This pledge comes from the nominee for new EU health commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, a Cypriot parliamentarian, whose EU role includes being responsible for food safety and standards.…

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GREECE’S COSMETICS MARKET RETURNS TO GROWTH



GREECE’S cosmetics sector showed significant resilience during the country’s long financial crisis and is currently expanding, as the country’s overall economy pulls ahead (1.9% GDP growth in 2018 and 2.1% projected for this year). However, problems afflicting the country’s personal care product regulations and a duty imposed on cosmetic producers might impact the sector going forward.…

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GREEK MILITARY TO PROVIDE ATC SERVICES TO NORTHERN MACEDONIA AS FORMER ENEMIES MULL FUTURE AVIATION COOPERATION



GREECE and the newly renamed Republic of North Macedonia have struck a military agreement enabling Greece to help monitor its neighbour’s air space, including for civilian flights. During a visit to the North Macedonian capital Skopje, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras noted the deal between the two country’s defence ministers includes the Hellenic Air Force providing air traffic control services to Northern Macedonia, which it will monitor via radar.…

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GREEK MILITARY TO PROVIDE ATC SERVICES TO NORTHERN MACEDONIA AS FORMER ENEMIES MULL FUTURE AVIATION COOPERATION



GREECE and the newly renamed Republic of North Macedonia have struck a military agreement enabling Greece to help monitor its neighbour’s air space, including for civilian flights. During a visit to the North Macedonian capital Skopje, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras noted the deal between the two country’s defence ministers includes the Hellenic Air Force providing air traffic control services to Northern Macedonia, which it will monitor via radar.…

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SUPERFRUITS OFFER BEAUTY BRANDS EXOTICISM AND FUNCTIONALITY



SUPERFRUITS offer personal care product brands lots of marketing muscle, delivering an image of exoticism, as well as offering real functional benefits.

As a result, beauty companies have been willing to trawl the world for new super fruit ingredients to give their lines a competitive edge.…

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EU CLEARS REVISED ATHENS AIRPORT CONCESSION EXTENSION FEE



THE EXTENSION by the Greek government of a concession to operate Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos for an additional 20 years has been cleared by the European Commission, which ruled that the EUR1.1 billion fee charged is a fair market price.…

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CUM-EX FRAUD SWINDLES EUROPE’S TREASURIES OUT OF BILLIONS



 

Taxpayers across Europe have lost some EUR55 billion (USD62 billion) in a massive stock trading fraud – called ‘cum-ex’ – that has hit at least 11 countries, according to a collaborative investigation by European media organisations. Cum-ex involved managers trading a company’s shares rapidly around a syndicate of banks, investors and hedge funds, creating the impression that there were several owners, each entitled to a tax rebate on capital gains tax.…

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GREECE DELOITTE BOSS SHOWS HOW PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING FIRMS CAN THRIVE IN TIMES OF FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM



Dimitris Koutsopoulos, CEO of Deloitte Greece, identifies three key policy points promoting his company’s success: maintain a culture of professionalism in the workplace; provide services that are of high quality to clients; and invest in employee training to implement new technology.…

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