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Continued Trade, Growth and Inclusion at Risk as Only 65 Per Cent of WTO Members Have Made Commitments to Facilitate Trade in Telecoms Services BUENOS AIRES, Argentina-Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the occasion of the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference, GSMA Director General Mats Granryd called on government leaders to reform their regulatory frameworks in order to encourage a new wave of innovation and investment in digital infrastructure and services. Currently, 108 of the WTO's 164 members have made commitments to facilitate trade in telecoms services, such as the right to establish new telecoms companies, make foreign direct investment in existing companies and enable the cross-border transmission of telecoms services. “Today, more than 5.1 billion people – about two-thirds of the world’s population – subscribe to mobile services. With this broad reach, the mobile industry is a major driver in the global economy, expect ... Read more »
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CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island -Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- BioVectra Inc., an innovative global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), today announced a long-term supply agreement with Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., to manufacture Ferric Citrate, the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in Auryxia® tablets, a medicine approved for the treatment of two common complications of chronic kidney disease. BioVectra Inc. brings over 45 years of contract development and manufacturing experience to the partnership, including working with Keryx to manufacture Ferric Citrate API since 2003. BioVectra will prepare for the anticipated growth in the long-term Ferric Citrate API supply needs by expanding production capacity at their headquarters facility in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada. “This partnership is a pivotal step in our journey as BioVectra. It is a shining example of the innovation, talent and determination we have cultivated in ... Read more »
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Partnership between Dole, Fair Trade USA and Whole Foods Market Improves Workplace and Community Wellbeing for Farmworkers in Costa Rica Pineapple Sector WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company and Fair Trade USA jointly announced today the inauguration of two new community centers near Dole’s Muelle and Bosque Farms in Costa Rica, made possible by Fair Trade purchases made at Whole Foods Market stores, which drive additional money to pineapple farmworkers to invest in projects of their choosing. The commencement events at the two locations took place on December 5th and 6th, 2017. (Photo: Business Wire) To earn Fair Trade certification, farms must adhere to rigorous social, environmental and economic standards. Once certified, farmworkers directly earn additional Community Development Funds with every purchase. They then vote on how to use the money to address their needs. This direct economic benefit is truly what ... Read more »
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- Core Cloud Systems Becoming Mainstream DUBLIN -Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- FINEOS Corporation, the market leading provider of core systems for Life, Accident and Health (LA&H) insurance, today announced three new customers who have acquired FINEOS as a cloud service. The three new FINEOS customers, based in the US, Sweden and Canada respectively, have licenced FINEOS for their group insurance core processing needs. FINEOS is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s largest IaaS cloud provider, to deliver the FINEOS Software as a Service (SaaS) offering. FINEOS Insurance Cloud is designed for the specific compliance and security needs of the LA&H industry. With simple subscription pricing, a FastTrack implementation approach, 24 x 7 support and continuous upgrades, the FINEOS Insurance Cloud is the way forward for LA&H insurance core systems. Speaking about the cloud, Gartner has said “By 2020, a Corporate ‘No Cloud Policy’ will be a ... Read more »
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Under the ESA-funded SATis5 initiative, SES will enable demonstration of 5G use cases via its multi-orbit satellite fleet and a hosted testbed, paving the way for global 5G deployments LUXEMBOURG-Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES is expanding its efforts to support 5G developments as part of ESA’s ARTES project, SATis5, where it will be enabling demonstrations of satellite-terrestrial integration for 5G networks. The testbed infrastructure will comprise SES's fleet of Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites, which will be integrated with terrestrial networks and state-of-the-art technologies. In addition to providing the space segment, SES's headquarters in Luxembourg will also host a SATis5 testbed node with prototypes of networks for satellite integration, along with other nodes located in Berlin and Erlangen, and an additional portable node. SATis5 will act as a best-practice pathfinder for the trials, via liv ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates.-Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- After many years of working in Dubai via a partnership in the Emirate, Pacific Prime is proud to announce the opening of our very own office! Now fully licensed as a broker of both local and international health insurance inside of Dubai, this new office will be branded as Pacific Prime. The office, located in Jumeirah Lake Towers, will be supported by over 100 staff members who will be providing all manners of sales, support and administrative services to individuals, families, businesses, and other organizations. Insurance plans on offer through Pacific Prime Dubai include: -DHA compliant health insurance plans -Maternity insurance -Family medical insurance -Group medical insurance -Travel insurance -And more Pacific Prime Dubai Corporate Sales Director Colin Ward said of the announcement, “We are both excited and proud to be operating on our own with the establishment of Pacific Prime Dubai. ... Read more »
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NEW YORK-Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] New “Fox” to Include Fox News, Fox Business, Fox Sports, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Television Stations Group, FS1 and FS2, Fox Deportes and Big Ten Network Remaining 21st Century Fox Businesses to Combine with Disney as Part of Separate Transaction Announced Today (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox” or the “Company” – NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced that it intends to spin off to 21st Century Fox shareholders a portfolio of its highly-rated news, sports and broadcast businesses to create a new “Fox,” which will be a growth company centered on live news and sports brands, anchored by the strength of the Fox Network. The new “Fox” will include iconic branded properties Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Sports, Fox Television Stations Group, and sports cable networks FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes and Big Ten Network (BTN). It will also include the Company’s studio lo ... Read more »
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- New Online/Mobile Releases, e-Sports Exhibit Contents Garner Attention - Achieved the goal of exceeding 220,000 estimated attendees in four days. - 2,006 trade visitors 5.4% higher than last year - Growth trend in conferences, investment markets, and job fairs catches attention SEOUL, South Korea-Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The global game exhibition ‘G-STAR 2017’ had attendees in 2,857 booths from 676 companies in 35 countries and was the largest ever held in history; amidst an enthusiastic response from industries and attendees it ended with a big finale. ‘G-STAR 2017’ was hosted by the Korea Gaming Industry Association (K-GAMES) and managed by the G-STAR Organizing Committee and the Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency. It was held for four days from November 16 (Thursday) through November 19 (Sunday) at the Busan BEXCO. This was the 13th year for ‘G-STAR’, and it opened its doors to attendees with a variety of contents in an area approximately ... Read more »
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NEW YORK -Friday, December 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Eagle Investment Management announced today that effective January 3, 2018, it will absorb the costs of all external research purchased by First Eagle investment teams. Industry practices regarding payments for external research are evolving due to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), an EU directive requiring the unbundling of external research costs from trade execution costs. As a result, asset managers worldwide have been considering whether to pass the costs of external research to their clients or to pay them from their own resources. “While our firm is not subject to MiFID II, we believe that this part of the directive points the way forward for our industry,” said Mehdi Mahmud, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Eagle Investment Management. “To be equitable and consistent across our entire client base, we have decided to use our own resources to absorb the costs o ... Read more »
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