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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.

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Feb 07 2018

Boeing says key issues remain in Embraer tie-up talks

SINGAPORE/SAO PAULO Boeing said on Wednesday there are still issues to address before a partnership can be agreed with Brazil's Embraer SA , stressing the price must make sense as outlines emerged of a deal that may give the U.S. planemaker control of the Brazilian E-Jet program.

Jan 31 2018

U.S. trade ruling piles pressure on Boeing-Embraer talks

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA An unexpected U.S. trade ruling last week has added to pressure on Boeing Co and Embraer SA to pull off a proposed tie-up but it will still require careful coaxing to get the Brazilian government on board.

Jan 18 2018

Exclusive: Boeing willing to preserve Brazil's 'golden share' in Embraer deal

BRASILIA Boeing Co is working to overcome the Brazilian military's objections to its proposed tie-up with Embraer SA with alternatives that would preserve the government's strategic veto rights and ensure safeguards for its defense programs, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Jan 18 2018

EXCLUSIVE-Boeing willing to keep Brazil's 'golden share' in Embraer deal

BRASILIA, Jan 18 Boeing Co is working to overcome the Brazilian military's objections to its proposed tie-up with Embraer SA with alternatives that would preserve the government's strategic veto rights and ensure safeguards for its defense programs, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Dec 21 2017

Boeing in talks with Embraer; Brazil backs jetliner alliance

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Planemakers Boeing Co and Embraer SA are discussing a "potential combination," they said on Thursday, in a move that could consolidate a global passenger jet duopoly provided Brazil's government gives its blessing.

Dec 21 2017

Big Boeing, Airbus strategies drive small plane deals

PARIS/SAO PAULO Airbus and Boeing are pairing with smaller regional rivals to add sales at the lower end of their $100 billion-a-year commercial plane duopoly, but the two market leaders are also laying the foundation for a longer-term strategic contest against more powerful threats such as China.

Dec 13 2017

Brazil fintech startup Nubank opens engineering office in Berlin

SAO PAULO, Dec 13 Brazilian banking startup Nubank is opening an engineering unit in Berlin, its executives told Reuters, as it seeks to attract more specialized engineers.

Nov 13 2017

Outside investors distract from Oi restructuring -CEO

SAO PAULO, Nov 13 Debt-laden Brazilian telecoms provider Oi SA would stand to gain from a third-party capital injection, but the company should focus on talks between creditors and shareholders before engaging other strategic investors, its chief executive said on Monday.

Oct 31 2017

Uber CEO lobbies in Brazil against tough regulation, urges compromise

BRASILIA, Oct 31 The new chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc appealed to Brazilian lawmakers in the country's capital on Tuesday to block elements of a bill he said threatened the ride-hailing app's business model, calling for more dialogue and sensible regulation.

Sep 27 2017

Embraer CEO sees U.S. duties boosting Brazil's WTO case

SAO PAULO A U.S. decision to slap steep anti-subsidy duties on Bombardier Inc jets should bolster Brazil's case against Canadian subsidies at the World Trade Organization, the chief executive of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Wednesday.

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