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• ‘In Reach Africa’ to facilitate quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the continent • Series of activities and workshops already started • Initiative underlines the company’s desire to provide more health and improve lives of patients on the continent INGELHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany-Thursday 2 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, announced recently the launch of the ‘In Reach Africa’ program, an initiative aimed at facilitating quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent. The program is set to kick off in Kenya and to expand throughout major African markets including Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Rwanda. It comprises a range of key elements that aim at adding more value to overall health systems, in an effort to drive access to care, support with the development of innovative health sol ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday 2 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), a long-standing worldwide sponsor of the Olympic Games and supporter of the Olympic Movement, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an extension to Visa’s Olympic sponsorship through 2032. As part of the renewal, Visa will continue its support of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Paralympic Games. “Since 1986, Visa has brought the latest payment innovations and digital experiences to the Olympic Games, all while helping athletes in their quest to achieve greatness,” said Al Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Visa Inc. “By continuing our support of the Olympic Movement and the Olympic Games through 2032, we will ensure the next generation of athletes, fans, cardholders and clients are able to get more out of their Olympic experience, and be part of a movement that inspires and unites us all to do great things.” IOC President Thomas Bach said: “We are part ... Read more »
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LONDON & TOKYO-Thursday 2 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, today announced that NPS acquired i2N, which supplies specialist software to the UK’s Ministry of Justice’s HM Prison and Probation Service and the Youth Justice Board. The deal will significantly increase NPS’ offering across the entire criminal justice process. NPS is the market leader for policing IT solutions in the UK with 15 forces currently using NPS’ crime, custody and intelligence management system, CONNECT. Recent contract wins with West Midlands Police and the Metropolitan Police Service mean that over 50% of police officers in England will be using NPS technology. The i2N acquisition presents an opportunity for greater visibility across the criminal justice system enabling users throughout the process to work collaboratively to deliver better outcomes and reduce reoffending. Stephen Callaghan, chief ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Wednesday 1 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Corporation today announced that it consummated the merger with K. K. Pangea which is its parent company on August 1, 2018. The company name after the merger is Toshiba Memory Corporation. Today the company also introduces the executive officer system to improve the efficiency of business execution and strengthen the corporate governance. The outline of Toshiba Memory and the list of its directors, executive officers and statutory auditors as of August 1, 2018 are as follows. 1. Outline of Toshiba Memory Corporation Name Toshiba Memory Corporation Address 1-1 Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo Name and Title of Representative Naruke Yasuo Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer Capital 473,400,025,000 yen Major Shareholders and Shareholding Ratios BCPE Pangea Cayman, L.P. 49.9% Toshiba Corporation 40.2% Hoya Corporation 9.9% *Based on ownership of ... Read more »
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NEW YORK-Monday 30 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is being released by Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Hausfeld LLP. There are lawsuits impacting individuals and institutions that entered into over-the-counter financial derivative and non-derivative instruments directly with 17 banks on the U.S. Dollar LIBOR panel from 2007 to 2010 and that received payments tied to U.S. Dollar LIBOR. Settlements totaling $340 million have now been reached with Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft and HSBC Bank plc. Earlier, settlements totaling $250 million were reached with Barclays and Citibank. A Litigation Class represented by the Plaintiffs in this litigation continues to assert claims against Bank of America, N.A. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. The lawyers for the Litigation Class will have to prove their claims in Court and a trial will be scheduled for a later date. The Litigation Class is seeking to recover money for its members. The litigation claims that the banks manipula ... Read more »
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Amman, Jordan-Monday 30 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, is proud to announce the appointment of its new Chief of Compliance, Alizeh Iqbal Haider. An accomplished lawyer, Haider has spent much of her career closely involved with human rights and social welfare and has had a remarkable career spanning multiple firms and specializations. Upon her certification as a barrister in 2000, Haider spent many years working as a partner at one of Pakistan’s most prestigious law firms, Hussain and Haider Barristers and Legal Consultants. During her time there, Haider was involved in a wide variety of human rights projects and missions, such as the social and economic empowerment of women, rights for bonded and child laborers, and many other worthy causes. Going on to serve as a member of Pakistan’s National Assembly, she continued to champion causes and legislature focused on improving education, women’s a ... Read more »
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Groundbreaking Update of the 3D Application Delivers Advanced Features and Streamlined Workflows to Creative Professionals FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany-Wednesday 1 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON today unveiled Cinema 4D Release 20 (R20), a break-through version of its iconic 3D design and animation software. Release 20 introduces high-end features for VFX and motion graphics artists including node-based materials, volume modeling, robust CAD import and a dramatic evolution of the MoGraph toolset. MAXON will debut Cinema 4D R20 live and online (C4DLive.com) at the upcoming SIGGRAPH 2018 convention August 14-16, in Vancouver, BC. “We are excited to be delivering high-end tools and features that will streamline workflow and push the industry in new and exciting directions,” says David McGavran, CEO at MAXON Computer GmbH. “Over the last decade, our MoGraph toolset has revolutionized the broadcast graphics industry. The new Fields system in R20 offers the next evolutio ... Read more »
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