- Gummy bear maker, chocolatier argue sweet treats trademark
Germany’s Zurich Federal Court of Justice tossed out gummy bear maker Haribo’s claim Wednesday against the chocolate treat maker, Lindt.
- Obama says he and China’s Xi agree on steps to curb cyber spying
(Reuters) —President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had reached a “common understanding” on steps to curb cyber spying and agreed that neither government would conduct economic espionage in…
- Bill Gates' foundation sues Brazil's Petrobras over stock losses
(Reuters) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has sued Brazil’s Petrobras to recoup stock losses stemming from a corruption scandal at the state-run oil company.
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- BB&T Insurance CEO to retire
H. Wade Reece will retire as chairman and CEO of BB&T Insurance Holdings Inc., and be succeeded by John Howard, vice chairman and CEO of the Wholesale and Specialty Division of BB&T Insurance Holdings, the company said in a statement.
- Ace's Juan C. Andrade tapped as executive vice president for new Chubb Group
Ace Ltd. intends to appoint Juan C. Andrade executive vice president of the new Chubb Group and president of the international nonlife insurance division, effective upon completion of Ace’s acquisition of Chubb Corp., Ace announced Friday.
- Ace offers $100 million cyber policies with added services, scrutiny
(Reuters) — Insurer Ace Ltd. plans to start offering cyber security policies providing up to $100 million in coverage at a time when experts say it is hard for businesses to obtain such large coverage following the surge in high-profile breaches.
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- Lawsuits quickly follow VW emissions cheating debacle
Plaintiff law firms are wasting no time in filing litigation against Volkswagen A.G. in connection with charges that software in its diesel cars was designed so that emissions controls only kicked in when the car was being tested.