The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked a court to block the £14m payment of compensation to Jean-Marie Messier who left the company last July after being blamed for much of it financial troubles.
Earlier this week another US court ordered Vivendi to give Messier the termination pay-off that is specified in his contract, but the SEC has argued that this payment should not yet be given as the company is still under investigation in the US over its accounting and reporting practices.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements