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- Selected for leading domain knowledge, business model scalability and product roadmap- PARIS-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, a global leader in trading, risk management and processing solutions has been positioned at the top of the market potential axis in the RiskTech Quadrant® for FRTB solutions 2017 published by Chartis Research. This detailed report outlines many of the challenges facing banks as they adapt their IT infrastructure to comply with FRTB. Chartis explores current FRTB technology trends, such as integration between front office and risk, and the rise of cloud offerings. In the analysis, software solution providers are evaluated on risk aggregation, risk factor data model, data architecture and data integration capabilities. Chartis advises banks to move towards flexible, scalable and integrated platforms, while calling on technology vendors to delineate their solution features clearly. Providing scalability and expert data handli ... Read more »
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LONDON -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the appointment of Laxmi Akkaraju as Chief Strategy Officer. Ms. Akkaraju, who was most recently Senior Vice President, Global Delivery at EVRY, will join the GSMA effective 1 September and will report to GSMA Director General Mats Granryd. As Chief Strategy Officer, Ms. Akkaraju will work with the GSMA’s operator members in identifying opportunities that will advance the development of the mobile communications industry. “Laxmi brings to the GSMA a combination of strong international leadership and broad experience in the technology sector, both of which will be critical as she works with GSMA members in defining global strategies and initiatives that will offer collective benefit for mobile operators and the wider mobile industry,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. “She brings more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry across India, Norway and the US, and was recently recognis ... Read more »
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New Report Outlines Solutions to Support the Global Economy and the G20’s Key Business Objectives NEW YORK -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global economic stability and transparency and the rebuilding of public trust will be greatly enhanced by a determined G20 push for stronger governance across all sectors, according to IFAC—the International Federation of Accountants. In advance of the G20 Summit 2017 in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, IFAC issued actionable recommendations for G20 countries that will support both the global economy and the G20’s 2017 objectives. “Rebuilding trust in the global economy and financial systems is critical to inspiring the confidence the world needs for sustained economic growth. Especially in these uncertain times, stakeholders with a passion for transparent, accountable governance must work together,” said IFAC Chief Executive Officer, Fayez Choudhury. “Individuals and institutions must be empowered by strong governance; fort ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Saison Information Systems Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:9640) (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Kazuhiro Uchida) opened an office in London on July 6, 2017. It will function as an operations base for servicing the EMEA region, with an initial focus on sales of HULFT, the company’s highly successful managed file transfer (MFT) middleware. Background After HULFT gained an overwhelmingly dominant share of its segment in the Japanese market, Saison Information Systems has been working to expand its global footprint by establishing overseas subsidiaries and opening offices as follows. China: HULFT China Co., Ltd. was established in May 2012 and has offices in Shanghai and Beijing. ASEAN: HULFT Pte. Ltd. was established in Apr. 2015 and has an office in Singapore. North America: HULFT Inc. was established in Apr. 2016 and has an office in San Mateo, California. These efforts have born results, and as of the end of March 2017: HUL ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, July 5th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Tax makes its debut in Africa as the former Partners of WTS ADEBIYI & Associates, a tax firm based in Nigeria, adopt the Andersen name. The firm, which joined as a collaborating firm in May of 2017, has locations in both Lagos and Abuja. This week they become a member firm of Andersen Global and will operate under the name Andersen Tax. “The adoption of the Andersen name is the logical next step in our expansion efforts in this key African market. Nigeria’s demographics make it one of the fastest growing economies of any country in the world and it is considered to be the gateway to Middle and Western Africa. Our growth here is part of a larger strategy to increase our footprint in the region,” said Andersen Tax CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “In addition, I have seen the dedication to premier client service that Olaleye and his team have demonstrated since they joined us a few months ago, and they truly embody the ... Read more »
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Celgene accelerates its immuno-oncology strategy in solid tumors with acquisition of worldwide rights, rest of world outside Asia, to BeiGene’s PD-1 inhibitor BGB-A317; Pivotal BGB-A317 solid tumor studies planned for 2018 Collaboration maximizes potential for best-in-class PD-1-based immuno-oncology combinations in solid tumors by leveraging BGB-A317’s differentiated profile and Celgene’s novel pipeline assets and global oncology expertise BeiGene to acquire Celgene’s commercial operations in China and exclusive license to Celgene’s China cancer commercial portfolio (ABRAXANE®, REVLIMID®, VIDAZA®) BeiGene to receive $263 million in upfront license fees and $150 million equity investment SUMMIT, N.J. & BEIJING-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) and BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ:BGNE) entered into a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize BeiGene’s investigational anti-programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) inhibitor, BG ... Read more »
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MONTABAUR, Germany -Monday, July 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Klöckner Pentaplast Group (“kp”), announces the successful completion of the acquisition of LINPAC Senior Holdings Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries. LINPAC is a prominent film producer and converter for food packaging in Europe. The transaction creates a worldwide leader in the rigid and flexible film market, with annual revenues exceeding $2 billion. The combined group will provide complete packaging solutions to customers and, as one of the most innovative firms in the film and packaging industry, be a true R&D powerhouse. Klöckner Pentaplast will continue to be led by Wayne M. Hewett. Daniel Dayan, former CEO of LINPAC, will lead kp’s food and consumer packaging division. The closing completes the transaction agreed to and announced on 7 April 2017. The relevant regulatory authorities have approved the transaction and the information processes with employee representatives in certain j ... Read more »
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Le fournisseur allemand d'énergie solaire locative se développe davantage dans les marchés de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et établit une empreinte locale à Accra MUNICH et ACCRA, Ghana -Jeudi 6 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- REDAVIA, un chef de file mondial du marché de l'énergie solaire locative rentable pour les entreprises et les communautés, a ouvert son premier bureau et personne morale à Accra, la capitale du Ghana, pour s’occuper de ses plans de croissance et tirer parti des nombreuses opportunités d'affaires de l'Afrique de l'Ouest. L'ouverture du bureau marque le deuxième jalon suite au contrat de sept ans conclu avec l'Université Maritime Régionale au Ghana (UMR) qui a été annoncée le 23 mai 2017. La décision de REDAVIA d’ouvrir un bureau et d'embaucher une équipe locale au Ghana émane de sa vision et sa stratégie à trois volets pour une implication à long terme dans le pays. Premièrement, REDAVIA assure le préfinancement de toutes les fermes solaires afin de les re ... Read more »
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