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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 20 2017

Norway's DNB challenged in court over fund management charges

OSLO, Nov 20 The asset management arm of Norwegian banking giant DNB overcharged customers for investing in three of its funds, an Oslo court heard on Monday in the country's largest ever class action lawsuit.

Nov 13 2017

Not material that Hexagon CEO knew of Next Biometrics deal, court told

OSLO, Nov 13 Hexagon chief executive Ola Rollen's knowledge that Next Biometrics had signed a major client when he made an investment in the Norwegian company was not material, an Oslo court was told on Monday.

Nov 01 2017

Hexagon CEO's share trades were no crime, court hears

OSLO Hexagon Chief Executive Ola Rollen did not commit insider share trading when he bought shares in Next Biometrics in 2015, the Swedish businessman's lawyer told a Norwegian court on Wednesday.

Oct 30 2017

Hexagon's CEO pleads not guilty at Norway insider trading trial

OSLO Hexagon AB Chief Executive Ola Rollen, one of Sweden's best known business leaders, pleaded not guilty on Monday at the start of a trial for suspected insider share trading in Norway.

Oct 26 2017

Norwegian Air says to lower unit cost in 2018

OSLO, Oct 26 Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said on Thursday it would reduce its unit cost next year compared with this year, hoping to reassure investors who had been worried by cost inflation at the company.

Oct 02 2017

Factbox: Seadrill's restructuring plan faces bondholder opposition

Seadrill, once the largest offshore rig company by market capitalisation, filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas on Sept. 12.

Jul 26 2017

Seadrill warns again of Chapter 11 as extends $14 billion debt talks

OSLO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill again delayed restructuring its $14 billion in debt and liabilities on Wednesday and reiterated that Chapter 11 bankruptcy was likely.

Jul 10 2017

Norway's Hydro in $3.2 billion deal for aluminum firm Sapa

OSLO Norwegian metals firm Norsk Hydro will take full ownership of aluminum products maker Sapa by buying a 50 percent stake from conglomerate Orkla, the companies said on Monday.

Jul 07 2017

London's Grenfell Tower insurer ups claims estimate to $65 million

OSLO The insurer of London's Grenfell Tower, where at least 80 people died in a devastating fire, raised its estimate for property and liability insurance claims to 50 million pounds on Friday.

Jun 26 2017

Tanker firm Frontline drops DHT pursuit and steers away from deals

OSLO Oslo-listed oil tanker firm Frontline has abandoned its pursuit of New York-listed rival DHT Holdings and is not working on any alternative acquisitions, Frontline's CEO told Reuters on Monday.


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