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Wolters Kluwer Achieves Associate Consultancy Status with British Standards Institution
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe today announced the achievement of Associate Consultancy status for its UK company, Croner Consulting, with the British Standards Institution (BSI). Croner Consulting is one of the first sole partners to hold this prestigious status in the BSI Management Systems Division."This represents a great achievement for us", commented Chris Mellor, CEO of Wolters Kluwer UK. "Not only is it recognition of Croner Consulting's outstanding success in becoming the best in its field in just over 25 years, but achieving Associate Consultancy status with BSI provides a wealth of opportunities to further build upon our tradition of dedicated and superior service."
Swedish Match Comments on the ECJ Advocat General Opinion that Snus Ban Should Remain Pending Amended Directive
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 07, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Swedish Match (Nasdaq:SWMAY) learned today that the Advocat General appointed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given its opinion to the ECJ that it should maintain the current EU ban (with the exception of Sweden) on the sales and distribution of snus and other oral tobaccos not intended to be chewed, pending an amended directive with a provision based on proper reasoning for the ban. The Court will form its final verdict later this year or early in 2005.
Enlight completes acquisition of Spreadskill -- test provider for the Swedish Stockbroker License
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enlight has completed the acquisition of the operations of Spreadskill AB -- Swedish provider of services and systems for testing and certification to the financial industry. One of Spreadskill's customers is SwedSec -- the provider of the official Swedish Financial Advisor licensing programme. Spreadskill's operations will be merged with the existing Enlight organisation and systems.
Goran Gummeson new President of Volvo Penta
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Goran Gummeson has been appointed the new President of Volvo Penta. He succeeds Staffan Jufors, who was earlier appointed President of Volvo Trucks.