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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 21 2017

Dutch central bank tells trust managers to clean up their act

AMSTERDAM Trust management firms in the Netherlands must tighten their procedures against money laundering and tax evasion or face higher penalties for wrongdoing, the Dutch central bank said on Tuesday.

Nov 21 2017

Dutch central bank tells trust managers to clean up their act

AMSTERDAM, Nov 21 Trust management firms in the Netherlands must tighten their procedures against money laundering and tax evasion or face higher penalties for wrongdoing, the Dutch central bank said on Tuesday.

Nov 15 2017

Dutch PM defends tax cut seen benefiting Shell, Unilever, UK investors

AMSTERDAM Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday returned to parliament for the second time in a week to defend a tax cut that benefits Anglo-Dutch multinationals and British equity investors in general.

Nov 15 2017

Dutch court rejects government's Groningen gas production plan

THE HAGUE The highest Dutch administrative court has rejected the government's plan to cap production at a major gas field that has caused damaging earthquakes, saying it might be possible to cut output further without endangering supplies.

Nov 15 2017

Dutch PM to defend tax cut seen benefiting Shell, Unilever, British investors

AMSTERDAM, Nov 15 Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte was in parliament on Wednesday for a second time to defend a tax cut that benefits Anglo-Dutch multinationals Royal Dutch Shell and Unilever, as well as British equity investors in general.

Nov 09 2017

Dutch government under fire over tax cut favoured by big business

AMSTERDAM The new Dutch government came under fire in parliament on Thursday for scrapping a 15 percent dividend withholding tax, after a national broadcaster NOS said Shell , Unilever , Akzo Nobel and Philips had lobbied for the change.

Nov 09 2017

Dutch government under fire over tax cut favoured by big business

AMSTERDAM, Nov 9 The new Dutch government came under fire in parliament on Thursday for scrapping a 15 percent dividend withholding tax, after a national broadcaster NOS said Shell, Unilever, Akzo Nobel and Philips had lobbied for the change.

Nov 08 2017

ABN Amro ready for impact of new global rules on capital buffers

AMSTERDAM ABN Amro said it expects new banking regulations, dubbed Basel IV, to have a big impact on its capital ratios, but it would be able to weather the hit.

Nov 06 2017

ECB should accept lower inflation, says ex-chief economist

THE HAGUE The European Central Bank should ditch its central inflation target and accept a less stringent one, as the current policy cornerstone has distorted markets and risks normalizing interventions, its former chief economist said on Monday.

Oct 30 2017

Akzo Nobel seeks $30 billion merger with smaller U.S. rival Axalta

AMSTERDAM Dutch paints maker Akzo Nobel, under pressure after rejecting a lucrative takeover offer and two profit warnings, has confirmed merger talks with smaller U.S. rival Axalta Coating Systems Ltd to create a $30 billion company.

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