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|05/19/2020 - 05:12||
Lykke Corp is Launching the Open Initiative to Combat the Fallout from the Current Pandemic
Lykke, a Swiss-based fintech firm, is launching a platform for emergent technological solutions for the Post-COVID economy. Individuals and teams can compete for a prize of 50'000 CHF in each of the four areas of action: supply chain platform, digital vouchers platform, real-time information system for decision-making and research initiatives. The project has been endorsed by J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad”, who supports this joint effort as Strategic Advisor to the Open Initiative.
|05/19/2020 - 05:05||
New Digital Insurance Companies are Potential Partners for Incumbents as well as Competitors, Says Novarica
New digital startups categorized by six types of value differentiation; insurers should understand the goals of a potential partner based on these types.
|05/19/2020 - 04:18||
ACI Worldwide Teams with Wundr to Power Cross-Border Payments with Instant Settlement for Mid-Tier Retailers
ACI's secure eCommerce technology underpins Wundr?s retail payments platform with connectivity to alternative payment methods and a global network of acquirers.
|05/19/2020 - 03:10||
Four researchers awarded for doctoral dissertations of outstanding merit
The University of Helsinki doctoral dissertation awards for 2019 were bestowed to Erika Palmerio , Iris Sevilem , Aleksia Vaattovaara and Santeri Vanhanen .
|05/19/2020 - 03:03||
Union Welcomes Members Bill on Livestock Worrying Moving to the Next Stage
NFU Scotland has welcomed tough, new measures to tackle livestock worrying being brought forward by Emma Harper MSP through a member?s bill in Scottish Parliament.
|05/19/2020 - 02:32||
The Finnish COVID dogs nose knows!
The extremely sensitive olfactory sense of dogs might prove to become a groundbreaking new tool in the fight against the COVID-19. These trained medical scent detection dogs have previously worked with identifying different types of cancers.
|05/18/2020 - 23:05||
First Data Merchant Services Agrees to Resolution with the Federal Trade Commission
BROOKFIELD, Wis. --( )--May 19, 2020-- First Data Merchant Services has reached an agreed resolution with the Federal Trade Commission , which relates to isolated business practices by a single U.S. -based wholesale independent sales organization (ISO), its merchants, and affiliates of the ISO that referred merchants to the ISO between 2012 and 2014.
|05/18/2020 - 20:31||
Morningstar Reports U.S. Mutual Fund and ETF Fund Flows for April 2020
Overall, long-term mutual funds and ETFs gathered $17 billion for the month, while money market funds followed a record March with $388 billion in inflows. Morningstar estimates net flow for mutual funds by computing the change in assets not explained by the performance of the fund, and net flow for U.S. ETFs by dividing reported net assets by shares outstanding.
|05/18/2020 - 18:23||
American Academy of Actuaries Assesses Available Risk Mitigation Policy Options to Limit Effects of COVID-19s New Uncertainties for Health Insurers
WASHINGTON? The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the U.S. health care system in numerous ways, many of which will affect health insurers. This includes impacts due to uncertainties surrounding changes in the utilization of health care services, shifts in enrollment, and the duration of the pandemic. A new issue brief from the American Academy of Actuaries outlines various risk mitigation mechanisms and assesses their implications for addressing the increased risks health insurers face due to COVID-19.
|05/18/2020 - 16:59||
Houlihan Lokey Announces Offering of HLI Class A Common Stock
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include funding potential future acquisitions.
|05/18/2020 - 15:45||
CFTC Charges Danish Man in $1.5 Million Forex Fraud Scheme
Washington, D.C. ? The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced the filing of an enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, charging defendant Casper Mikkelsen , a/k/a ?Carsten Nielsen,?
|05/18/2020 - 13:27||
Triphase Accelerator and Catalent Announce Interim Results of a Dose Escalation Phase 1 Clinical Trial of TRPH-222 in Patients with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
Next Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates Developed Using Catalent?s SMARTag ® ADC Technology TRPH-222 is Triphase Accelerator?s novel antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), comprising a CD22-targeted antibody site-specifically ligated to a maytansine payload.
|05/18/2020 - 13:24||
WISeKey signs a CHF 10.0 million investment with Swiss investment firm Nice & Green to finance its new IoT Division in Europe and future M&A opportunities
WISeKey signs a CHF 10.0 million investment with Swiss investment firm Nice & Green to finance its new IoT Division in Europe and future M&A opportunities.
|05/18/2020 - 13:11||
Hennepin Theatre Trust announces changes to current and upcoming Broadway seasons
MINNEAPOLIS (May 18, 2020) ? Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that due to current events, there will be a variety of changes to the programming schedule for shows in the Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season. Presenting touring Broadway requires months of preparation and much of the production process, such as casting, building sets and costumes, and rehearsing, cannot begin until it is safe to work. The timing of launching new tours and resuming existing tours will be delayed due to this shut down. As such, the following engagements will be rescheduled to later dates or canceled:
|05/18/2020 - 13:04||
ACLU Issues Governance Principles for COVID-19 Contact Tracing Technologies
WASHINGTON ? The American Civil Liberties Union today released a set of principles that should inform federal, state, and local policies and procedures governing the use of Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing technologies for COVID-19.
|05/18/2020 - 12:51||
Scientists discover mutation that enhances plant defense
Sometimes scientists begin research and find exactly what they expected. Other times they discover something unexpected. Such was the case for a group of scientists studying plant stress responses who stumbled upon a new mutation.
|05/18/2020 - 12:11||
SLC Management Successfully Raises $500M for TALF 2020 Strategy
NEW YORK , May 18, 2020 /CNW/ - SLC Management, the $168 billion institutional asset management business of Sun Life Financial, today announced the successful closing of their Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) 2020 strategy for institutional investors. SLC Management previously managed a successful TALF strategy in 2009 under the same portfolio management team, which resulted in an annual IRR of 21.5%.*
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|05/18/2020 - 11:06||
ICBA, AIR and The Venture Center to Host Virtual Showcase
What: The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), in partnership with AIR, the Alliance for Innovative Regulation and The Venture Center, will host a virtual event for community banks featuring fintech offerings to help solve the Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness process.
|05/18/2020 - 03:07||
Biki Partners Location Intelligence Lifestyle Platform Spacetravel, an Asia-Focused Foursquare Alternative
Community-driven cryptocurrency exchange BiKi.com is pleased to announce a partnership with Singapore-based SpaceTravel, an innovative platform fusing location intelligence into a lifestyle travel ecosystem.
|05/17/2020 - 21:18||
CFA Institute Member Survey Predicts Slow Recovery
The majority of CFA Charterholders appear more conservative than the often-optimistic tone seen in banking and industrial corners.
|05/15/2020 - 21:53||
Qflores Successfully Helps Many Mothers to Receive Their Gifts
This press release published in reference to the successful online service provided by Qflores.com in this critical time of covid19 to make mom happy on mothers day by providing gift delivery to them.
|05/15/2020 - 19:07||
Guy Fieri Serves up Meals and Thank-Yous to Hospital Staff
SANTA ROSA, CALIF. ? Celebrity chef Guy Fieri?s bright smile and goatee may have been tucked behind a cloth mask while serving meals to medical staff at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital , but make no mistake, his iconic bleached-out tips, tattooed arms, and jovial attitude were on full display.
|05/15/2020 - 18:09||
SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
Washington ?Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.
|05/15/2020 - 17:08||
SEC Adopts Amendments to the CAT NMS Plan to Improve Transparency and Financial Accountability
The amendments to the CAT NMS Plan require the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the exchanges, the self-regulatory organizations that are participants to the CAT NMS Plan (the ?Participants?), to publish and file with the Commission a complete implementation plan for the Consolidated Audit Trail (?CAT?) and quarterly progress reports. Each of the reports must be approved by the Operating Committee established by the CAT NMS Plan and submitted to the CEO, President, or an equivalently situated senior officer at each Participant.
|05/15/2020 - 15:52||
Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, the Humane Society of the United States funds over $100,000 in grants to equine rescues and calls for horse breeding restraint
The Humane Society of the United States will be providing over $100,000 in grants to equine rescues experiencing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The grants are made possible by donors and funding partners. Additionally, the Humane Society of the United States? Responsible Horse Breeders Council is calling on all horse breeders to consider the anticipated economic downturn and resulting effects on the equine market due to this pandemic and reexamine their planned breeding activities this year.