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Sep 10 2017

Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger #australia,brazil,canada,china,south #korea,spain,united #states,australia,brazil,canada,china,south #korea,spain,united #states,adrian #bebb,barbara #patterson,diana #moss,margrethe #vestager,rachelle #schikorra,adrian #bebb,barbara #patterson,diana #moss,margrethe #vestager,rachelle #schikorra,us,du,pont,m,a,dow,eu,chemicals #(legacy),germany,agricultural #markets,mergers #/ #acquisitions #/ #takeovers,eu #institutions,western #europe,agricultural #chemicals #(trbc),diversified #chemicals #(trbc),chemicals #(trbc),divestitures #/ #spin,offs,asia #/ #pacific,major #news,fishing #and #farming #(trbc),commodity #chemicals #(trbc),united #states,switzerland,company #news,china #(prc),corporate #events,spain,monopolies #/ #antitrust #issues,european #union,europe,commodities #news #(3rd #party),regulation,industrial #conglomerates #(trbc),generic #and #specialty #pharmaceuticals #(trbc)

# Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger The Dow logo is seen on a building in downtown Midland, Michigan, in this May 14, 2015 file photograph. Rebecca Cook/File Photo (Reuters) – Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion merger on Monday by agreeing to sell substantial assets including key research and development activities. The European Commission had been concerned that the merger of two of the biggest and oldest U.S. chemical producers would leave few incentives to produce new herbicides and pesticides in the future. The …

Aug 26 2017

Trucking employee claims he was fired for not texting and driving – like everyone else – The San Diego Union-Tribune #commodity #trucking #acquisition, #dan #gilleon, #trucker #texting #while #driving, #texting #while #driving, #distracted #driving, #distracted #driving #accidents

# Trucking employee claims he was fired for not texting and driving ‘like everyone else’ A Lakeside man is suing his former employer, a trucking company, claiming that its managers retaliated against him and fired him because he refused to text and drive. Thomas R. Aylott, 53, filed suit Tuesday in San Diego Superior Court, accusing Commodity Trucking Acquisition LLC of Fontana of age discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation for the employee’s refusal to break the law. Commodity Trucking Acquisition, which does business as Dispatch Transportation, employs about 100 drivers, according to U.S. Department of Transportation records. Lawsuit over texting …