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2014-10-21 12:21:08

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thierry F.J. Vanlancker, president, DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, said the following about the European Commission's Statement of Objections: "DuPont has complied at all times with applicable laws in its development and commercialization of HFO-1234yf, and we plan to defend vigorously against the Commission's allegations and preliminary conclusions. This is one step in a long process, and while it may take years to be resolved,...

2014-10-13 12:30:16

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today that the European Commission approved the acquisition of a majority stake in Indesit Company S.p.A. (BIT: IND) by Whirlpool Italia Holdings S.r.l., the company's wholly owned subsidiary. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO European Commission approval is an important milestone in meeting the closing conditions under the share purchase agreement entered into...

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2014-10-04 06:49:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission, acting under the EU Merger Regulations as the central European anti-trust body, has authorized the proposed acquisition of WhatsApp Inc. by Facebook, both US- based operations. As a result of the ruling, Facebook, already the largest and most popular social media site in the world, looks set to cement its leading position and to compete more strongly in the mobile messaging market. The deal was given the green...

2014-09-11 12:25:55

BERLIN, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Citizens' Initiative against TTIP rejected / Alliance announces resistance The Stop-TTIP Alliance, initiator of a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) against the TTIP and CETA international trade & investment agreements, today announced its opposition to the European Commission's decision to block the ECI. "Now the battle really begins," said Michael Efler, contact person of the ECI, which currently...

2014-09-11 08:24:04

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe-based Parx Plastics is starting the mass production of its biocompatible, non-toxic and non-leaching antimicrobial Sanipolymers(TM). Parx Plastics was recently identified by the European Commission as one of the top tech startups of Europe with its technology derived from biomimetics to create antimicrobial plastics. Consumers are becoming aware that solutions adding an antibacterial property to...

2014-09-10 08:23:18

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that the European Commission has approved its previously announced acquisition of the Performance Additives and Titanium Dioxide (TiO(2)) businesses of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. The Commission approval is subject to the divestiture of Huntsman's business associated with a product known as TR52 mainly sold into inks applications. This divestiture represents approximately 30 kilotons of...

2014-08-19 12:21:14

European Commission Confirms: No Legal Basis to Deny Norwegian Air International Application WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International (NAI) today filed comments with the U.S. Department of Transportation confirming its support for the European Commission's (Commission) views that parties to the US-EU Open Skies Agreement cannot unilaterally deny NAI's application to serve the U.S. on the basis of Article 17 bis. These views were further confirmed in a...

2014-07-11 12:22:25

JOHANNESBURG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2008, the European Commission imposed a fine of EUR 318.2 million on Sasol Wax GmbH and other Sasol group companies, including Sasol Limited ("Sasol") for Sasol Wax's involvement in the European paraffin wax cartel. The fine was paid in full by Sasol in January 2009. Sasol viewed the fine as excessive and, in December 2008, applied to the European General Court in Luxemburg for a reduction of the fine. Today, the European General...

2014-07-09 04:21:04

MILTON KEYNES, England, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the World Cup now at the knockout stage, thousands of children across Europe are racing to finish their Brazil 2014 sticker books. But they, and their parents, are unlikely to realise that, because of the relationship between Panini, the only manufacturer permitted to produce FIFA's official Brazil books, and football governing bodies across Europe, it can cost almost EUR565 to collect every sticker, according to rival...

2014-04-30 16:30:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today announced that ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine) is now available in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland). Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A. ("Ferrer") is commercializing ADASUVE in the Nordic countries through a distribution agreement with Medivir AB. Ferrer is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the Europe, Latin America and the...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin