Final approval has come after UK competition authorities agreed to the merger, with the software giant releasing a statement late yesterday on the Stockwise wire service.
Newcastle-based accounting software giant Sage had called for a European Commission ruling on the merger in May, saying the takeover would give Microsoft, the world’s biggest software company, an unfair advantage in Europe.
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