CNBC Europe is cutting about 25 jobs at is regional headquarters in London. ... Dennis Publishing's Maxim will begin publishing in Korea, the company's 13th international edition, in November under license to DMZ Media. ... The Cotton Council International has named Interpublic's Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide to its account in Japan, South Korea and the Philippines, and Cordiant Communications Group's Bates 141 in Thailand. ... Russia approved a law banning beer commercials during prime time and the use of people or animals in beer ads; Russian beer marketers spend about $90 million a year on ads. ... Scotch whisky marketer William Grant & Son is moving its $20 million international media planning and buying to Universal McCann
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