Laura Board

Laura Board is The Deal’s international editor. Based in London, she leads a team producing news and features on corporate finance and regulation from Brussels to Brisbane. Board joined the The Deal shortly after its 1999 launch from the Financial Times. Before that, she worked at Bloomberg News in Frankfurt and London and at Retail Week. She speaks French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Recent Articles By The Author

Basel Committee Presses on With 'Basel IV,' Hints at Capital-Requirement Leeway

Basel Committee Presses on With 'Basel IV,' Hints at Capital-Requirement Leeway

Regulators pledges to "focus on not significantly increasing overall capital requirements."

Horizon Pharma Swoops In on Raptor With $800 Million Bid

Horizon Pharma Swoops In on Raptor With $800 Million Bid

Horizon says the $800 million offer will bolster its rare disease business and its operations outside the U.S..

HP to Pay $1.05 Billion for Samsung Electronics Printing Operations

HP to Pay $1.05 Billion for Samsung Electronics Printing Operations

The buyer seeks to upgrade its printer and copier technology.

Fed Rate Panic Spreads to Asian Stock Markets; U.S. Futures Down

Fed Rate Panic Spreads to Asian Stock Markets; U.S. Futures Down

Samsung Electronics falls 7% after the company tells consumers to return Note 7s immediately following warnings by regulators and airlines.

Credit Suisse Sees These Three European Banking Stocks in Line for Basel Booster

Credit Suisse Sees These Three European Banking Stocks in Line for Basel Booster

Basel regulators will meet to discuss controversial rules dubbed Basel IV.

German Stats Office Reports Shock Drop in July Exports, Imports

German Stats Office Reports Shock Drop in July Exports, Imports

The disappointing trade data follows lackluster news on industrial and manufacturing output earlier this week.

China Producer-Price Recovery Offsets Inflation Disappointment

China Producer-Price Recovery Offsets Inflation Disappointment

Slowing food price growth pushes headline inflation well below expectations.

Asian Markets Mixed After Strong China Trade Data; Nintendo Surges on Apple Alliance

Asian Markets Mixed After Strong China Trade Data; Nintendo Surges on Apple Alliance

The first dollar-denominated import growth in almost two years points to a pickup in Chinese domestic demand.

Pound Falls on Disappointing U.K. Manufacturing Output in July

Pound Falls on Disappointing U.K. Manufacturing Output in July

The U.K.'s statistic agency says manufacturers gained no instant boost from a post-Brexit-vote decline in the U.K. currency.

German Industrial Output Unexpectedly Declines as ECB Prepares to Meet

German Industrial Output Unexpectedly Declines as ECB Prepares to Meet

The weak July data follow a report showing below-forecast factory orders in the eurozone's biggest economy.