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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

Jun 18 2018

How U.S. tax reform rewards companies that shift profit to tax havens

The corporate tax cut passed by U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans that was in part designed to help dissuade U.S. companies from moving profits overseas may instead make the practice a lot more rewarding.

Jun 03 2018

Software and stealth: how carmakers hike spare parts prices

LONDON/PARIS Carmakers including Renault, Jaguar Land Rover and Peugeot have boosted revenues by over $1 billion in the past decade by using sophisticated pricing software, according to sales presentations prepared by the software vendor, Accenture, and other documents filed in a court case.

Mar 29 2018

Malaysian central bank says foiled attempted cyber-heist

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON Malaysia's central bank said on Thursday it was the victim of a cyber attack in which hackers sought to steal money using fraudulent wire transfers, the latest in a series of electronic heists at financial institutions around the world.

Mar 29 2018

How a data mining giant got me wrong

LONDON I'm 57, with a 30-year-old wife, a fairly new hot water boiler, an old-style television, a petrol car and no kids. | Video

Mar 08 2018

Grenfell builder Rydon's profit soars despite deadly fire

LONDON, March 8 Rydon Group, the company responsible for the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower in London where at least 71 people died in a fire last June, said its profits jumped 50 percent to 19 million pounds last year, helped by an increase in sales.

Dec 21 2017

U.S. tax bill provision likely to spark EU trade dispute: legal experts

LONDON The sweeping tax bill awaiting President Donald Trump's signature includes a tax break for U.S. exporters that appears to contravene World Trade Organization rules and is likely to spark a major trade dispute with Europe, legal experts said.

Dec 18 2017

After UK's Grenfell Tower fire deaths review calls for ‘culture change’

LONDON An interim review into UK building regulations commissioned after the Grenfell Tower social housing block fire in London which killed 71 people in June, has called for a "culture change" in respect to fire safety.

Dec 13 2017

Exclusive: After Grenfell fire, same builders rehired to replace dangerous cladding, Reuters finds

LONDON Some building companies that installed dangerous cladding on social housing blocks across Britain are now winning new contracts following the Grenfell Tower blaze to remove their original work and install panels that can pass safety tests, a Reuters review shows. | Video

Dec 13 2017

Exclusive - After Grenfell fire, same builders rehired to replace dangerous cladding, Reuters finds

LONDON Some building companies that installed dangerous cladding on social housing blocks across Britain are now winning new contracts following the Grenfell Tower blaze to remove their original work and install panels that can pass safety tests, a Reuters review shows. | Video

Dec 05 2017

Steinhoff says probes accounting irregularities, CEO resigns

Steinhoff International, Europe's second-largest furniture retailer by sales said it had launched an investigation into accounting irregularities and that its chief executive had resigned on Tuesday.

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