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27th Jul 2017

Ticker

Goldman Sachs in pay hike to beat EU bonus cap

Financial giant Goldman Sachs is set to increase the salaries of its London-based staff to circumvent EU bonus cap rules, reports broadcaster Sky News. Goldman partners earn an annual average salary of €440,000 but receive even larger bonuses. EU rules cap the bonuses to the double level of a salary.

Analysis

Visegrad lobby makes food quality an EU issue

Fico convinced the EU commission chief to take action in the perceived problem of discriminatory food practices, even though the evidence for the phenomenon is anecdotal.

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