WTO – Goods barometer remains flat as Ukraine conflict, COVID-19 weigh on trade

The conflict in Ukraine and recent pandemic-related lockdowns in China appear to be dampening global goods trade in the first half of 2022, according to the latest WTO Goods Trade Barometer. The current reading of 99.0 remains slightly below the baseline value of 100 for the index, which is a forward-looking composite of real-time indicators, … More WTO – Goods barometer remains flat as Ukraine conflict, COVID-19 weigh on trade

CALIDA GROUP successfully completes acquisition of premium lingerie brand Cosabella

  The CALIDA GROUP has completed the acquisition of Cosabella on 23 May 2022. The acquisition of the internationally recognized and highly profitable company further strengthens the CALIDA GROUP’s position in its core segment of underwear and lingerie. The CALIDA GROUP acquired a 100 percent stake in Cosabella, reinvesting the sales proceeds from MILLET MOUNTAIN … More CALIDA GROUP successfully completes acquisition of premium lingerie brand Cosabella

Upskilling, career growth and job security among top expectations of young workers, new survey finds

    Today’s youth seek employers that offer competitive salaries, career growth and job security, according to the post-pandemic Global Youth Survey study. At the same time, young people want flexible working hours. They feel confident about having the right skills for employment for the next five to ten years. The survey also reveals that … More Upskilling, career growth and job security among top expectations of young workers, new survey finds

Programme of members of the Swiss Federal Council attending the WEF Annual Meeting 2022

Following the cancellation of last year’s gathering and a postponement owing to the pandemic, the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held in spring for the first time. President Ignazio Cassis will open the Annual Meeting together with WEF founder Prof. Klaus Schwab on Monday, 23 May. At the Annual Meeting, … More Programme of members of the Swiss Federal Council attending the WEF Annual Meeting 2022

Acquire competencies and expand offerings

KM.ON acquires cloud technology from the company Digitale Strickmanufaktur as part of an asset deal KM.ON innovates and digitalises the textile value chain with its offerings. The software company of the KARL MAYER Group is continuously developing new digital solutions to improve the customer experience, reduce complexity in our customers’ day-to-day business and ultimately make … More Acquire competencies and expand offerings

Registration is open for the June 8-10, 2022 online WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop!

Join us on June 8-10, 2022 for an event led by experienced WIPO neutrals, in-house counsel, and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center lawyers. The Workshop will focus on the conduct of mediation and arbitration procedures in international IP and technology disputes. Participants will also obtain practical information on the role of the WIPO Center, the WIPO … More Registration is open for the June 8-10, 2022 online WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop!