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The agreement will provide continuous and full support to Emirati families by transforming social care into community development Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Ministry of Community Development signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare Center, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare Company, to support UAE families with social care and development. The signing ceremony took place recently, where HE Sana Mohammad Suhail, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Community Development and Dr Georges Feghali, COO of Emirates Healthcare Company, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective entities. The cooperation agreement aims at achieving the strategic objectives of the Ministry, which seeks to support the UAE families and provide social care, development and sustainable services to the beneficiary segments. As per the agreement, Emirates Rehabilitation and Homecare Center will provide medical support and ... Read more »
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Networking Vendor Teams Up With UAE Distributor to Showcase SMB Products and Unlock Business Opportunities Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] TP-Link Technologies Co Ltd, a global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products and wireless LAN solutions, has announced that it will host a SMB partner event together with UAE-based distribution partner Ethos Technologies on 13th November in Dubai. According to the vendor which manufactures a broad range of products targeted at the consumer, SOHO and SMB markets, including Wireless solutions, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters, Network Adapters and Smartphones, the event is aimed at showcasing SMB products, outline strategy and help SI to unlock business opportunities in the regional. TP-Link said the first joint SMB partner event with Ethos Technologies will be held in Dubai at the Fairmount Hotel on Monday,13th November at Sheikh Zayed Road and wi ... Read more »
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Mall’s gold awards came for marketing excellence in digital/social media, marketing sponsorship, and operations ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Dalma Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in Abu Dhabi, has recently won three gold and one silver awards at the 2017 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centres (MECSC) Retailer Conference (RECon). Presented at a gala dinner in Dubai in its 6th edition, the prestigious awards recognize excellence in retail, marketing and design/development in the MENA region’s shopping centre industry. The New York-headquartered International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), in association with the Dubai-based MECSC, presented them. Dalma Mall earned the three gold awards in three different categories including ‘Marketing Excellence in Digital and Social Media’, ‘Net Operating Income (NOI) Enhancement Excellence in Operations / Overall Team’, and ‘NOI Enhancement Excellence in Marketing Sponsorship’, whi ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Friday, November 10th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announces legal services in Cyprus through collaborating firm, UnityFour Cyprus Ltd, and its cooperation with Theodosia Kyprianou, a litigation lawyer with over 14 years of experience. Theodosia’s specialty is employment law, which includes negotiation, drafting and termination of employment contracts, and providing legal advice to both local and international clients. With this announcement, the member firms and collaborating firms of Andersen Global now provide legal services in twenty countries worldwide. “Our cooperation with Theodosia is based on our expansion plan to add new services to the firm, and now our capabilities extend to corporate and commercial law advice, litigation and dispute resolution representation, and regulatory compliance services. With these added legal services, we will be more fully able to satisfy the needs of our clients,” said Managing Director of UnityFour Cypru ... Read more »
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Culture at the Core of the UAE’s Nation-building Efforts SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--A lot becomes evident about the cultural values of a nation and the leadership’s vision for its people when a mass book fair transforms into a venue for high-level discussions. In what became the first-ever event of its kind in the world, the UAE Cabinet members left their offices to hold a meeting amid 1.5 million titles, thousands of school and university students, and lovers of literature at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair – now the third largest in the world. Presided over by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, the meeting at the Sharjah International Book Fair venue clearly reflected not just SIBF’s importance as a prestigious platform that inspires discussions of national interest, but the UAE’s recognition of the fact that culture is an in ... Read more »
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The Middle East Intellectual Property Group (ME-IPG) of Japan and the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) sign a Memorandum of Understanding during the 7th Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference in MENA Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Heralding their shared commitment to the training, enforcement and prosecution of Intellectual Property infringement crimes, the ME-IPG recently signed an MoU with the EIPA establishing a strategic alliance between the two institutions and pledging their cooperation regarding IPR protection endeavors throughout the UAE. The MoU was signed on November 07, 2017 at the 7th Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference in Middle East and North Africa. The event was held at the Armani Hotel and hosted by EIPA in association with INTERPOL. Affirming a shared resolution to dealing with IPR infringement-related affairs, the MoU was signed by Major General Dr. Abdel Qudous Al Obaidli, Chairman o ... Read more »
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LONDON -Tuesday, November 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xceedance, a global provider of insurance consulting, managed services, technology and data sciences, today announced a multi-million dollar “Series A” equity investment in ChainThat, a London-based blockchain specialist organisation serving the re/insurance industry. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171113006140/en/ Using a proprietary insurance blockchain framework (CT-IBF), ChainThat supports re/insurance contract management and transactional processes in key areas of the insurance lifecycle including claims, accounting and settlement, billing and collections, and credit control. The ChainThat framework includes integrated business intelligence and reporting for real-time management and operational information. As a pioneering startup in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, ChainThat develops products for the commercial, speci ... Read more »
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LONDON -Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) Asset Management has appointed Martha Fee as chief operating officer (COO) for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific (EMEA & APAC). Based in London, Fee is responsible for managing international operations and infrastructure teams for Northern Trust across EMEA and APAC. Subject to regulatory approval, Fee will also hold directorship of various entities related to the Northern Trust Asset Management business. She will report to Wayne Bowers, CEO and CIO of Northern Trust Asset Management, EMEA and APAC. “Our international business continues to expand its investment capabilities, client service platform and range of pooled fund vehicles” said Bowers. “Martha brings extensive international experience and deep client knowledge across these areas and we’re pleased to appoint her to continue to drive growth and diversification of our products across the regions.” Fee joins Northern T ... Read more »
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SINGAPORE-Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ChainTrade, the Blockchain-based commodities exchange is turning its attention to institutional and crypto investors having closed the initial, public phase of its ICO. With the US $2 trillion commodities markets in its sights, ChainTrade is looking to institutions for the lion’s share of its funding and now, following a successful public ICO, is entering talks with institutional crypto investors. Designed to disrupt existing commodities markets, Chaintrade is the world’s first decentralized and fully accessible exchange for commodities and derivatives trading. Designed to be trusted “The commodities markets are made up of established exchanges that enable traders to buy and sell food and raw materials. ChainTrade is a powerful tool that not only makes commodities trading more efficient but which will democratize the markets by making them accessible to everyone,” said Vincent Jacques, CEO of ChainTrade. “The m ... Read more »
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Panos Tzivanidis, former IOC and UEFA executive, appointed CEO; Maureen Mitchell named Chief of Staff NEW YORK -Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a move aimed at accelerating growth and expanding its core business of supporting governments, corporations, and institutions worldwide, Richard Attias & Associates (RA&A) has reinforced its leadership team with the appointment of two key executives to newly created positions. Panos Tzivanidis, the former Director of Events for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), will serve as CEO while Maureen Mitchell, the former Director of Scheduling and Operations for the Office of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, will serve as Chief of Staff. Richard Attias, who founded RA&A in 2009, will continue to serve as its Executive Chairman. RA&A is a global advisory firm that develops communications strategies, conferences, and live public events for governments, corporations, and institutions including the Bloomberg Philanth ... Read more »
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Company seeks to raise $33.5 million via JOBS Act Reg A+ Offering creates opportunity for Individual investors to own a portion of the iconic St. Regis Aspen Resort NEW YORK-Monday, November 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aspen REIT, Inc. (the “Company”), a newly-formed, single-asset real estate investment trust (“REIT”), today announced that it has filed a Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to launch a Regulation A+ initial public offering (“IPO”) to raise approximately $33.5 million in gross proceeds. The Company intends to use most of the net proceeds from IPO, together with equity in the Company’s subsidiary operating partnership, to acquire a 100% indirect interest in the Property. The planned IPO will afford any investor the opportunity to invest in the renowned St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colorado (the “Property”). The Company plans to offer 1,675,000 shares at $20.00 per share and intends to apply to list its common stock on the ... Read more »
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Fans and Team Visa Athletes will enjoy the convenience and style of Visa payment-enabled gloves, stickers and commemorative Olympic pins SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and Olympic pins that allow fans and athletes to complete seamless and secure payments with a simple tap at any contactless-enabled terminal.  “We are looking forward to transforming the payment experience for everyone who attends the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang,” said Iain Jamieson, Korea country manager at Visa. “At Visa, we have been working tirelessly to ensure all of the Olympic venues are equipped with the very latest payment capabilities to provide the best experience possible for a ... Read more »
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