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Export Potential of ASEAN LDCs Found in New Forms of Trade, Says ASEAN-Japan Centre

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 5:36am

This is demonstrated in exports from these countries as new forms of trade.

Key Points: 
  • This is demonstrated in exports from these countries as new forms of trade.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005886/en/
    "Non-Equity Modes of Trade in ASEAN: Lao Peoples Democratic Republic" and "Non-Equity Modes of Trade in ASEAN: Myanmar" are downloadable from the AJC Website.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Both country firms are in the infancy stage of participation in NEMs, using subcontracting, management contracts and franchising etc.
  • Both governments should consider implementing and strengthening the regulatory framework for NEM firms to enable NEM firms to export, expand their employment and upgrade technologically.

Corporate Online Language Learning Market in Europe 2020-2024 | Growing Implementation of Language Cloud Services to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 4:00am

The corporate online language learning market in Europe is expected to grow by USD 698.85 million during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

Key Points: 
  • The corporate online language learning market in Europe is expected to grow by USD 698.85 million during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005655/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Corporate Online Language Learning Market in Europe 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The entire ecosystem of storing, managing, and accessing information is quickly shifting toward the cloud.
  • The adoption of cloud-based services for language learning is playing an important role in boosting the growth of the online language learning market due to the increase in Internet penetration.
  • "The rise in use of mobile devices, growing demand for digital learning, and the deployment of learning analytics are a few other factors anticipated to drive the corporate online language learning market growth in Europe", according to the market research analyst at Technavio
    Corporate Online Language Learning Market In Europe: Segmentation Analysis
    This market research report segments the corporate online language learning market in Europe by deployment (on-premise and cloud-based), and geography (Germany, France, and the UK).

NOTICE TO AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:27am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) (Ameriprise) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) (Ameriprise) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Ameriprise and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

NOTICE TO MORGAN STANLEY CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:25am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Morgan Stanley and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

NOTICE TO GOLDMAN SACHS CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation Into Damages Sustained by Investors Who Were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:24am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) (Goldman) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) (Goldman) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Goldman and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

Prime Healthcare to Acquire Verity Health System’s St. Francis Medical Center

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:20am

Prime Healthcare (Prime) and Verity Health System (Verity) announced today that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles has approved the Asset Purchase Agreement for the sale of St. Francis Medical Center (St. Francis) in Lynwood, California.

Key Points: 
  • Prime Healthcare (Prime) and Verity Health System (Verity) announced today that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles has approved the Asset Purchase Agreement for the sale of St. Francis Medical Center (St. Francis) in Lynwood, California.
  • St. Francis Medical Center plays a crucial role in providing high quality care for patients in Lynwood and the surrounding communities, said Rich Adcock, CEO of Verity Health.
  • We are honored and look forward to continuing St. Francis legacy of compassionate, critical medical care for the communities it serves, especially during this unprecedented health crisis.
  • St. Francis Medical Center remains fully operational during the sale close process and Prime Healthcare will be supporting the hospital staff as they continue to provide critical care during this COVID pandemic.

NOTICE TO JANNEY MONTGOMERY SCOTT CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:10am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC (Janney) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC (Janney) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Janney and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

NOTICE TO STIFEL NICOLAUS CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation Into Damages Sustained by Investors Who Were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:06am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company (NYSE:SF) (Stifel) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company (NYSE:SF) (Stifel) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Stifel and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

Global Marine Insurance Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with Allianz Group and American International Group Inc. | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:30am

In addition, the increase in the use of IoT is anticipated to boost the growth of the marine insurance market during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the increase in the use of IoT is anticipated to boost the growth of the marine insurance market during the forecast period.
  • As a result, various countries, such as Singapore, can promote insurance business models by encouraging direct underwriting via online platforms.
  • Major Five Marine Insurance Companies:
    The company operates in key business segments including Property-Casualty, Life or Health, Asset Management, and Corporate and Other.
  • The company provides marine insurance for goods in transit from warehouse to warehouse anywhere in the world.

Global Oil and Gas Drilling Automation Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with ABB Ltd. and Akastor ASA | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:00am

In addition, the adoption of IoT technology is anticipated to boost the growth of the oil and gas drilling automation market.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the adoption of IoT technology is anticipated to boost the growth of the oil and gas drilling automation market.
  • The oil and gas industry has been witnessing an increase in the production of shale oil and gas over recent years.
  • Major Five Oil and Gas Drilling Automation Companies:
    ABB Ltd. operates the business across various segments such as Electrification Products, Industrial Automation, and Robotics and Motion.
  • Oil And Gas Drilling Automation Market Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2020-2024)
    Oil And Gas Drilling Automation Market Geographic Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2020-2024)

NOTICE TO RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:54am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Raymond James Financial (NYSE:RJF) (Raymond James) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Raymond James Financial (NYSE:RJF) (Raymond James) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Raymond James and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

COVID-19: AHF Questions Bankruptcy Court Bid for St. Vincent Medical Center

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:50am

As the reach of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow daily here in California and ahead of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing in Los Angeles tomorrow (Friday) at 10:00 am PT, AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) today is questioning problematic elements of a high profile bankruptcy court bid to purchase L.A.s shuttered 381-bed St. Vincent Medical Center to repurpose as a treatment center for COVID-19 patients.

Key Points: 
  • As the reach of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow daily here in California and ahead of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing in Los Angeles tomorrow (Friday) at 10:00 am PT, AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) today is questioning problematic elements of a high profile bankruptcy court bid to purchase L.A.s shuttered 381-bed St. Vincent Medical Center to repurpose as a treatment center for COVID-19 patients.
  • AHF is urging the court to reconsider the leading bid and also consider alternative nonprofit proposals and offers that do not involve the same problems and conflicts associated with the lead bidder.
  • In March, AHF made an initial $85 million all-cash offer for the hospital to the bankruptcy court for similar use as a COVID-19 care facility.
  • AHF declined opportunities from the court to further increase its offers to bid.

NOTICE TO MERRILL LYNCH CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:38am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC) (Merrill) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC) (Merrill) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Merrill and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

NOTICE TO UBS CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:38am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with UBS (NYSE:UBS) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with UBS (NYSE:UBS) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, UBS and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

NOTICE TO WELLS FARGO CUSTOMERS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were Forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:37am

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) (Wells Fargo) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by investors with Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) (Wells Fargo) accounts who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, Wells Fargo and its financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Cadila Healthcare Ltd. | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:30am

In addition, the paradigm shift in API manufacturing is anticipated to boost the growth of the active pharmaceutical ingredients market.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the paradigm shift in API manufacturing is anticipated to boost the growth of the active pharmaceutical ingredients market.
  • These factors are fueling the growth of the global active pharmaceutical ingredients market.
  • Major Five Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Companies:
    Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc. operates the business across segments such as Generics and Specialty.
  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Market Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020-2024)
    Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Market Geographic Landscape Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020-2024)

Plastic Crates Market in India 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with Aristoplast Products Pvt. Ltd. and Cajon Plast (India) Pvt. Ltd. | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:00am

In addition, the advent of plasticulture is anticipated to boost the growth of the plastic crates market in India.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the advent of plasticulture is anticipated to boost the growth of the plastic crates market in India.
  • Some of the products offered by the company include Industrial Plastic Crates (ranging from 12 L to 20 L), Fruit Plastic Crates (which include Mango Plastic Crate, Fruit & Vegetable Crate, and Banana Crate), Milk Pouch Crates, and Vegetable Plastic Crates.
  • The company offers Automobile Industrial Crates, Green Industrial Crates, Perforated Plastic Crates, Storage Crates, Jumbo Crates, Plastic Storage Crates, Dairy Crates, Fruit and Vegetable Crates, Fabricated Crates, Bakery Crates, and Conductive Crates.
  • Some of the key offerings of the company include Ribbon Fish Crates, Sericulture Crates, and Series Plastic Crates with capacity ranging from 12 L to 32 L.
    Plastic Crates Market In India: Material Outlook (Revenue, USD mn, 2020-2024)

Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund and Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund Announce Change of Location of the Joint Special Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on April 15, 2020 Solely by Means of Remote Communication

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:32am

Each Meeting will be held at the previously appointed time on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • Each Meeting will be held at the previously appointed time on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Shareholders may use the proxy cards previously distributed to them to vote their shares by mail, online, or by telephone.
  • The proxy cards will not be updated to reflect that the Meeting will be conducted solely by means of remote communication.
  • Shareholders who register on the Meeting website will receive a password to enter and instructions for voting during the Meeting.

Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. Adjourns Special Meeting of Stockholders Until April 23, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:26am

Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. (Diamond Eagle or the Company) (Nasdaq: DEAC) today announced that it has adjourned its special meeting of stockholders (the Special Meeting) in connection with its previously announced business combination (the Business Combination) with DraftKings Inc. (DraftKings) and SBTech (Global) Limited (SBTech).

Key Points: 
  • Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. (Diamond Eagle or the Company) (Nasdaq: DEAC) today announced that it has adjourned its special meeting of stockholders (the Special Meeting) in connection with its previously announced business combination (the Business Combination) with DraftKings Inc. (DraftKings) and SBTech (Global) Limited (SBTech).
  • In light of public health concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Special Meeting will be held in a virtual meeting format only.
  • The Special Meeting, initially called for April 9, 2020, will reconvene at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on April 23, 2020.
  • Stockholders will be able to attend, vote and examine the list of Diamond Eagle stockholders at the Special Meeting by visiting https://www.cstproxy.com/diamondeagleacquisitioncorp/sm2020 and entering the control number found on their proxy card.

Important Update for Oregon Pacific Bancorp Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:11am

You will not be able to attend the Annual Meeting in person.

Key Points: 
  • You will not be able to attend the Annual Meeting in person.
  • To access the virtual meeting, please email ron.green@opbc.com to request a meeting invitation no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on April 22, 2020.
  • Verbal or electronic voting will not be allowed during the shareholders meeting.
  • Oregon Pacific Bancorp reserves the right to ask all participants during the meeting to identify themselves.

Advance Auto Parts Provides COVID-19 Business Update

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:01am

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, today provided an update regarding the impact from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Key Points: 
  • Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, today provided an update regarding the impact from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Tom Greco, president and chief executive officer of Advance Auto Parts, stated, Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our Team Members and customers.
  • For example, to further strengthen our omnichannel solutions, we recently launched Advance Same Day Curbside Pick Up, Advance Same Day Home Delivery and our mobile app.
  • Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers.

Emollient Market 2019-2023 | Use Of Multifunctional Personal Care Products to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:00am

Our emollient market report covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • Our emollient market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies increased demand for natural and organic personal care products as one of the prime reasons driving the emollient market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Emollient Market, including some of the vendors such as BASF, DowDuPont, Evonik Industries, Lonza, and Solvay.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Emollient Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Register for a free trial today and gain instant access to 17,000+ market research reports.

Polymer Based Solubility Enhancement Excipients Market for OSDF 2020-2024 | Increasing Global Geriatric Population to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:30am

The polymer based solubility enhancement excipients market for OSDF is expected to grow by USD 1.83 billion during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

Key Points: 
  • The polymer based solubility enhancement excipients market for OSDF is expected to grow by USD 1.83 billion during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005633/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Polymer Based Solubility Enhancement Excipients Market for OSDF 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The geriatric population is vulnerable to various diseases such as atherosclerosis, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, arthritis, and others.
  • With the increasing global geriatric population, the growth of the polymer based solubility enhancement excipients market will gain momentum during the forecast period.
  • Many such benefits offered by natural polymers are increasing their use as pharmaceutical excipients, which is influencing the growth of the polymer-based solubility enhancement excipients market.

Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Announces It Is Investigating World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) for Misleading Shareholders

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:22am

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.
  • WWE is an integrated media and entertainment company that engages in the sports entertainment business.
  • If you suffered a loss as a result of WWE's misconduct, click here .
  • Following all of its disclosures, WWE's stock traded as low as $32.38 on March 12, 2020, representing a staggering 67% decline from its class period high of more than $100.

Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Announces It Is Investigating PharmaCielo Ltd. (PCLOF) for Misleading Shareholders

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:09am

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating PharmaCielo Ltd. (OTC: PCLOF) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating PharmaCielo Ltd. (OTC: PCLOF) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.
  • PharmaCielo, through its subsidiary, PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S., cultivates, processes, produces, and supplies medical-grade cannabis oil extracts and related products in Colombia and internationally.
  • In September 2019, PharamCielo issued a press release announcing that it "ha[d] signed a United States sales agreement with an established multi-state distributor, General Extract LLC."
  • Since this news, shares of PharmaCielo have declined almost 50% per share, currently trading at around $0.50 per share.

Analysis on Impact of COVID-19-Electric Vehicle Remote Diagnostics Market 2019-2023 | Demand For EV Due To Reducing Battery Prices to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:30am

Our electric vehicle remote diagnostics market report covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • Our electric vehicle remote diagnostics market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies growing prominence of 5G technology in the automotive market as one of the prime reasons driving the electric vehicle remote diagnostics market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the electric vehicle remote diagnostics market, including some of the vendors such as Bosch, Continental, Vector Informatik, Verizon, Vidiwave, and WABCO.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the electric vehicle remote diagnostics market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Register for a free trial today and gain instant access to 17,000+ market research reports.

Putnam International Growth Fund Announces Change of Location of the Special Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on April 15, 2020 Solely by Means of Remote Communication

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:04am

In light of public health concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic and to support the well-being of our shareholders and communities, the Special Meeting of Shareholders (the Meeting) of Putnam International Growth Fund (the Fund), a series of Putnam Funds Trust, will be conducted solely by means of remote communication.

Key Points: 
  • In light of public health concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic and to support the well-being of our shareholders and communities, the Special Meeting of Shareholders (the Meeting) of Putnam International Growth Fund (the Fund), a series of Putnam Funds Trust, will be conducted solely by means of remote communication.
  • The Meeting will be held at the previously appointed time on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • The proxy cards will not be updated to reflect that the Meeting will be conducted solely by means of remote communication.
  • Shareholders who register on the Meeting website will receive a password to enter and instructions for voting during the Meeting.

AICPA Commends Treasury and IRS for Issuing Broad Tax Relief in Light of COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:49pm

Todays release of Notice 2020-23 is great news to the thousands of taxpayers and tax professionals who are faced with upcoming deadlines.

Key Points: 
  • Todays release of Notice 2020-23 is great news to the thousands of taxpayers and tax professionals who are faced with upcoming deadlines.
  • We commend Treasury and the IRS for recognizing the added stress these deadlines cause and taking action to ensure taxpayers and their advisors can take care of their families and their employees appropriately.
  • While the AICPA appreciates the relief announced today, we continue to urge Treasury and IRS to develop a contingency plan for the next phase of relief should that be needed.
  • On April 7th, the AICPA urged Treasury Secretary Mnuchin in a letter to immediately expand the tax-related relief to all types of returns and payments.

Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:46pm

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its first quarter 2020 earnings release.

Key Points: 
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its first quarter 2020 earnings release.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available from May 7 through May 22, 2020 by dialing 855-859-2056 and entering the pass code 6661829.
  • Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas.
  • Estimates and projections contained in this release are based on the Companys current understanding and assessment based on reasonable assumptions.

Life360 Recognized by Financial Times as One of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies in 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:40pm

Life360, Inc. (ASX:360), the leading safety and coordination service for families across the globe, today announced that it has been recognized in Financial Times (FTs) inaugural list of The Americas Fastest Growing Companies 2020 .

Key Points: 
  • Life360, Inc. (ASX:360), the leading safety and coordination service for families across the globe, today announced that it has been recognized in Financial Times (FTs) inaugural list of The Americas Fastest Growing Companies 2020 .
  • The company ranked 36th in the technology category and 125th overall on the list of the 500 fastest-growing companies.
  • Being recognized by Financial Times is an honor and it reflects the tireless work our team has put into becoming an invaluable part of daily life for families, said Chris Hulls, CEO of Life360.
  • The Americas Fastest Growing Companies list comprises the enterprises that contribute most heavily to economic growth in North America, Central America, and South America; 500 firms were selected for this first annual ranking.

National Oilwell Varco Announces Retirement of Hege Kverneland and Appointment of David Reid

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:08pm

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) today announced the retirement of Hege Kverneland, the Companys Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective April 17, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) today announced the retirement of Hege Kverneland, the Companys Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective April 17, 2020.
  • Starting in 2001, Ms. Kverneland worked as the Companys Corporate R&D manager until she was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in 2009.
  • Clay Williams, Chairman, President and CEO of National Oilwell Varco, remarked, I am grateful for the enormous impact Hege has made on NOV and on the industry we serve.
  • National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV) is a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry that supports customers full-field drilling, completion, and production needs.

Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Announces It Is Investigating NMC Health Plc (NMHLY) Sued for Misleading Shareholders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:07pm

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating NMC Health Plc (OTC: NMHLY) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating NMC Health Plc (OTC: NMHLY) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.
  • NMC provides healthcare services in the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Spain, and internationally.
  • NMC Health Plc (NMHLY) Mislead Shareholders?
  • Then, on March 10, 2020, Financial Times and Bloomberg published articles entitled "NMC Health Discovers Almost $3 billion of Debt Hidden from is Board" and "Abu Dhabi Insurer Steps In to Help NMC Health Pay Salaries," respectively.

Portable Printer Market 2019-2023 | Demand To Combine Mobility & Document Solutions to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

Our portable printer market report covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • Our portable printer market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies Introduction of advanced security solutions in portable printers as one of the prime reasons driving the portable printer market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Portable Printer Market, including some of the vendors such as Brother Industries, Canon, HP, Seiko Epson, and Toshiba TEC.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Portable Printer Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
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Analysis on Impact of COVID-19-Digital Educational Publishing Market 2019-2023 | Rapid Penetration of Smartphones to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:30pm

Our digital educational publishing market report covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • Our digital educational publishing market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies growing influence of data analytics in digital education as one of the prime reasons driving the digital educational publishing market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Digital Educational Publishing Market, including some of the vendors such as Cengage Learning Holdings, Holtzbrinck Publishing group, McGraw-Hill Education, Pearson, and RELX group.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Digital Educational Publishing Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
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Analysis on Impact of COVID-19-Frequency Counter Market 2019-2023 | Demand For LTE Technologies to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:00am

Our frequency counter market report covers the following areas:

Key Points: 
  • Our frequency counter market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies Demand for outsourcing as one of the prime reasons driving the frequency counter market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Frequency Counter Market, including some of the vendors such as B&K Precision, Danaher, Keysight Technologies, National Instruments, and ROHDE&SCHWARZ.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Frequency Counter Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
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Fusionex Wins Contract with One of the World's Largest Logistics Powerhouses

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:00am

In its commitment to tackle complex digital challenges, the client has chosen to partner with Fusionex to modernize its customer experience.

Key Points: 
  • In its commitment to tackle complex digital challenges, the client has chosen to partner with Fusionex to modernize its customer experience.
  • Fusionex will be providing cutting-edge solutions leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Automation to advance the clients existing platform, logistics systems and daily operations, to name a few.
  • Fusionex is an established multi-award-winning data technology provider specializing in Analytics, Big Data, IR 4.0, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Fusionex is the only ASEAN-based company to be featured in both reports, cementing its credentials in the data technology market for this region.

NOTICE TO INVESTORS WITH MARGIN ACCOUNTS AT FULL-SERVICE BROKERAGE FIRMS: KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation into Damages Sustained by Investors Who were forced to Sell Securities Due to Margin Calls

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:54pm

KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by Investors who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.

Key Points: 
  • KlaymanToskes (KT), www.klaymantoskes.com , announced today that it is investigating damages sustained by Investors who were forced to sell securities due to margin calls.
  • Recently, investors quickly saw the major stock indices lose significant value after closing on Friday, February 21, 2020, at near 52-week highs.
  • Many investment portfolios, like the stock indices, have also seen tremendous declines, leaving leveraged accounts especially at risk of margin calls.
  • Therefore, full-service brokerage firms and financial advisors are required to disclose to investors the risks of the use of margin.

Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Announces It Is Investigating Allakos, Inc. (ALLK) for Misleading Shareholders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:52pm

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating Allakos, Inc. (NYSE: ALLK) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that it is investigating Allakos, Inc. (NYSE: ALLK) for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and whether the Company's officers and directors breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.
  • Allakos is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing therapeutic antibodies targeting allergic, inflammatory, and proliferative diseases.
  • If you suffered a loss as a result of Allakos' misconduct, click here .
  • On August 5, 2019, Allakos announced that its drug AK002 had met all pre-specified primary and secondary endpoints in its Phase 2 clinical trial (the "ENIGMA Trial").

MoonPay Adds Cybersecurity Veteran Nils Puhlmann Amid Major Resurgence of Cryptocurrency Demand

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:51pm

MoonPay , a financial technology company building developer tools for fiat-to-crypto connectivity, today announced the addition of cybersecurity veteran Nils Puhlmann as Security Advisor at MoonPay.

Key Points: 
  • MoonPay , a financial technology company building developer tools for fiat-to-crypto connectivity, today announced the addition of cybersecurity veteran Nils Puhlmann as Security Advisor at MoonPay.
  • At MoonPay, we are building mission-critical infrastructure to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption, said MoonPay co-founder and CEO Ivan Soto-Wright.
  • Deploying mature security programs will be essential for every major player in the cryptocurrency space and I look forward to guiding MoonPay over its next phase of growth, said Nils Puhlmann.
  • We are a marketplace between cryptocurrency exchanges and users facilitating instant non-custodial purchases of major cryptocurrencies.

The Eastern Company Announces Change to Virtual Meeting Format for 2020 Annual Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:47pm

The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) (the Company) today announced that its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) will be held in a virtual meeting format only.

Key Points: 
  • The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) (the Company) today announced that its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) will be held in a virtual meeting format only.
  • Shareholders will not have the option to attend the Annual Meeting in-person, but will have the same opportunities to participate in the virtual meeting format as they would at an in-person meeting.
  • As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
  • The Annual Meeting on April 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time will be available at www.issuerdirect.com/virtual-event/EML .

Acadia Realty Trust to Announce First Quarter 2020 Earnings on May 5, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:43pm

Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual core and fund operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy.

Key Points: 
  • Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual core and fund operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy.
  • Acadia Realty Trust is accomplishing this goal by building a best-in-class core real estate portfolio with meaningful concentrations of assets in the nations most dynamic urban and street-retail corridors; making profitable opportunistic and value-add investments through its series of discretionary, institutional funds; and maintaining a strong balance sheet.
  • This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities law.
  • Any forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof.

Alexion to Report First Quarter Results and Provide Update on COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:25pm

Following the release of the financial results, Alexion management will conduct a conference call and audio webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).

Key Points: 
  • Following the release of the financial results, Alexion management will conduct a conference call and audio webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).
  • The Company is actively evaluating the potential impact of COVID-19 on the business and plans to provide an update on the call.
  • The 2020 annual meeting of shareholders will be held in a virtual format only at 5:30 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
  • Shareholders at the close of business on the record date, March 16, 2020, are entitled to attend the 2020 annual meeting.

Dorsey Adds Real Estate, Project and Infrastructure Finance and Development Lawyer Jeffrey R. Escobar in New York City

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:24pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005832/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200409005832/en/
    Jeffrey Escobar has joined Dorsey's Real Estate & Land Use Group as a partner in the Firms New York City office on March 16, 2020.
  • Before joining Dorsey, Mr. Escobar was Senior Counsel with Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP in New York City.
  • Mr. Escobar has been repeatedly recognized as a New York Metro Rising Star for Real Estate and Construction by Thomson Reuters and is a Recommended Lawyer for Finance - Project Finance by The Legal 500.
  • I am delighted to be joining Dorsey and hit the ground running with its impressive team of real estate, construction, development and infrastructure lawyers, noted Mr. Escobar.

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. Provides Operations Update

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:21pm

To protect employees, these operations have implemented numerous safeguards including staggered shift patterns to promote social distancing, enhanced cleaning procedures, promotion of recommended hygiene practices and limiting workplace access.

Key Points: 
  • To protect employees, these operations have implemented numerous safeguards including staggered shift patterns to promote social distancing, enhanced cleaning procedures, promotion of recommended hygiene practices and limiting workplace access.
  • ARLP intends to provide a status update with its report of financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.
  • ARLP is a diversified natural resource company that generates income from coal production and oil & gas mineral interests located in strategic producing regions across the United States.
  • Except as required by applicable securities laws, ARLP does not intend to update its forward-looking statements.

HCA Healthcare, Inc. Announces Move to Virtual-only Annual Stockholder Meeting For 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:16pm

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) (the Company) announced a change in the format of its annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting) from in-person to virtual-only.

Key Points: 
  • HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) (the Company) announced a change in the format of its annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting) from in-person to virtual-only.
  • Stockholders may vote or ask questions during the Annual Meeting by following the instructions available on the meeting website during the Annual Meeting.
  • Whether or not stockholders plan to attend the Annual Meeting, the Company urges its stockholders to vote and submit their proxy in advance of the Annual Meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials.
  • All references to Company and HCA Healthcare as used throughout this document refer to HCA Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliates.

LA Hotels Double Available Rooms to 20,000 for COVID-19 Response

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:16pm

This is double the initial 10,000 rooms that were made available on March 27.

Key Points: 
  • This is double the initial 10,000 rooms that were made available on March 27.
  • This incredible response by 249 Los Angeles hotels represents about 30 percent of all hotels that are now available to protect and isolate population segments vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Newsom declared a State of Emergency in California on March 4, Los Angeles hotels have opened their doors.
  • The Hotel Associations involvement has been instrumental in helping government reach out to the greater Los Angeles hotel community.

Chase Corporation Announces Fiscal Second Quarter 2020 Results - Revenue of $65.6 Million; Earnings Per Share of $0.83 - Operational Discipline Drives Increased Cash Flow and Improved Gross Margin Performance - Addresses Concerns Related to COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

This speaks to the essential nature of our products and the industries that purchase them.

Key Points: 
  • This speaks to the essential nature of our products and the industries that purchase them.
  • Through our operational discipline and proactive initiatives, we were able to make progress on multiple improvement efforts during the quarter.
  • Adjusted EBITDA for the second fiscal quarter of 2020 was $14.8 million, compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $14.1 million in the prior-year quarter.
  • Free Cash Flow in the second fiscal quarter of 2020 was $9.2 million, compared to Free Cash Flow of $5.1 million in the prior-year quarter.

Entegris to Report Results for First Quarter of 2020 on Thursday, April 23, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:13pm

Entegris , Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2020 before the opening of the market on Thursday, April 23, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Entegris , Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2020 before the opening of the market on Thursday, April 23, 2020.
  • A teleconference with management is scheduled for the same day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).
  • The call-in audio replay will be available from 12:00 p.m. Thursday April 23, 2020 ET, through 12:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2020 ET.
  • Entegris is a world-class supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor and other high-tech industries.

Seagate Technology to Report Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on April 22, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:11pm

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) will report fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) will report fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
  • The investment community conference call to discuss these results will take place that day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern.
  • 2020 Seagate Technology LLC.
  • Seagate, Seagate Technology, and the Spiral logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the United States and/or other countries.

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation Announces Final Results of Repurchase Offer

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:09pm

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation (the Fund) (NYSE: RSF) announced the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 306,639 of its outstanding common shares.

Key Points: 
  • RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation (the Fund) (NYSE: RSF) announced the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 306,639 of its outstanding common shares.
  • The repurchase offer expired at 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time on April 8, 2020.
  • Based on information provided by DST Systems, Inc., the depositary for the repurchase offer, a total of 4,875,396 shares were submitted for redemption and 306,639 shares were repurchased.
  • The information agent for the repurchase offer is DST Systems, Inc. Any questions with regard to the tender offer may be directed to the information agent toll-free at 844-569-4750.