American printed illustrated edition of Forbes withdrew from the Ukrainian edition licenses to use the brand And content, as well as the right to use the domain name Forbes. Ua, said the Vice-President Forbes MIA Carbonell.
This decision is due To the fact that on July 30 the U.S. government turned businessman Serhiy Kurchenko, the owner of UMH Group, in the list of persons subject to punishment, reports " LigaBusinessInform ".
"The American publishing house Forbes has selected the right application of the Forbes brand at UMH Group ", – the magazine quoted the words of senior Vice President of corporate communications, Forbes Media MIA Carbonell. It is noted that Forbes has limited the use of licenses for Forbes Ukraine in the past year (when the publisher refused to comment, pointing to legal procedures). Since then, the UMH has continued to produce the magazine And support Internet representation under the Forbes brand. But entering Kurchenko in the list of persons subject to penalties, prohibits U.S. companies, among them Forbes, doing business With Kurchenko directly or indirectly. The story is about the companies, where the share of the entrepreneur is 50% or more. And this applies, for example, UMH Group, stresses the magazine." According To the U.S. government, Forbes on 6 August 2015 has taken all measures to deny Forbes Ukraine in the access content And the brand. Because of this, Forbes is no longer UMH Group provides authorized access to the Forbes brand to the Internet representation of the UMH, as well as access to the domain Forbes. Ua ", – said Carbonell.