18 September 2015
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Nestlé fails to trademark four-fingered KitKat
The European court of justice ruled that the four-fingered KitKat’s shape was not distinctive enough for consumers to associate it with the chocolate covered wafer. Nestlé is not seeking to trademark its two-fingered version of the KitKat. Sean Farrell (The Guardian). Read more.
Saint-Gobain: competition commission authorises acquisition of Sika AG
The Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) Unconditionally Authorizes Saint-Gobain’s Acquisition of Control over Sika. Saint-Gobain welcomes the COMCO’s decision issued today which has unconditionally authorized Saint-Gobain’s acquisition of control over Sika. By Alice Baghdjian and Jan-Henrik Foerster (Bloomberg). Read more.
- Trading in Sika shares highlights Swiss risk (Le News – 14.04.15)
- Switzerland leads the world of large family businesses (Le News 15.05.15)
Credit Suisse to settle on “dark pool” allegations
Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.VX) will pay more than $80 million to settle allegations that it did not disclose how it operated its dark pool private share trading exchange to clients, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. By Rachel Chitra; Editing by Ted Kerr (Reuters). Read more.