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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of Nano-X Imaging Ltd. (NNOX) Investors

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:44am

Nano-X investors have until November 16, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.

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  • Nano-X investors have until November 16, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
  • If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate.
  • On this news, the Companys share price fell $11.21, or nearly 23%, to close at $38.00 per share on September 15, 2020, thereby injuring investors.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Joint investigation team leads to dismantling of one of Europe’s most active Albanian-speaking networks trafficking cocaine into Europe

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:07am
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    Joint investigation team leads to dismantling of one of Europe’s most active Albanian-speaking networks trafficking cocaine into Europe

    • The following authorities took part in this investigation:
      • Italy: The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Florence (Procura della Repubblica di Firenze), the State Police (Polizia di Stato),
      • The Netherlands: Public Prosecutor’s Office Amsterdam (OM Amsterdam), Financial and Economic crime unit Amsterdam (Finec), National Police (Politie)
      • Greece: Hellenic Police (Ελληνική Αστυνομία)
      • Hungary: National Police, Bács-Kiskun County Police Headquarters (Bács-Kiskun Megyei Rendőr-főkapitányság) and Chief Prosecution Office of Bács-Kiskun County (Bács-Kiskun Megyei Főügyészség)
      • Romania: Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), Prosecutor’s Office attached to the Iasi Court of Appeal (Parchetul de pe langa Curtea de Apel Iasi), Iasi Brigade for Countering Organized Crime (BCCO Iasi), Iasi County Police – Criminal Investigations Department (IPJ Iasi - SIC)
      • Germany: Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt), Public Prosecutor’s Offices Lübeck, Duisburg, Mönchengladbach and Berlin, State Criminal Police Office (Landeskriminalamt) of Schleswig Holstein, Bavaria, North-Rhine Westphalia and Berlin.
      • Spain: National Police (Policía Nacional), Investigate Court number 6 in Valencia and Public Prosecution Office Valencia (Fiscalia Superior de la Comunidad Valenciana)
      • United Kingdom: National Crime Agency
      • Albania: State Police (Policia e Shtetit)
      • Emirate of Dubai: Dubai Police Force (القيادة العامة لشرطة دبي‎)
      • The suspects have been placed in pre-trial detention for international narcotic substances trafficking, illegal possession and distribution of drugs and brutal assaults, including murder.
      • These arrests follow those of 84 other members of this criminal group early on in the investigation in Italy, Ecuador, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Germany.
      • Close to 4 tonnes of cocaine and over 5.5 million in cash were seized over the course of this investigation.
      • A sophisticated business model

        For years, international importers of cocaine worked separately from the wholesalers and the gangs distributing the drug on the streets.

      • The cocaine was smuggled across European borders concealed in vehicles equipped with sophisticated hidden compartments.
      • The criminals laundered their proceeds using an underground alternative remittance system of Chinese origin, known as the fei chien system.
      • A joint Operational Command Room was set up at Europols headquarters to coordinate the different actions taking place simultaneously across all the countries involved.
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    AFWERX Announces GigaIO Among Top Teams Selected to Exhibit at EngageSpace (September 29-30), The Premier Event for the Space Industry

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:30pm

    AFWERX, the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, announced GigaIO as one of the 178 top participating teams selected from The AFWERX Space Challenge initiative to exhibit at EngageSpace , a virtual two-day event on September 29-30.

    Key Points: 
    • AFWERX, the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, announced GigaIO as one of the 178 top participating teams selected from The AFWERX Space Challenge initiative to exhibit at EngageSpace , a virtual two-day event on September 29-30.
    • Four challenges were run concurrently focused on separate topics Persistent ISR, DoD Commercial Space Partnerships, Global Space Transport and Delivery and Space Asset Resiliency.
    • The solutions submitted for these space challenges represent the bleeding edge of space innovation, stated Brennan Townley, AFWERX Challenge Collaboration Lead.
    • Were honored to be among the top innovative teams selected to participate in AFWERX virtual Space Event, said Alan Benjamin, CEO of GigaIO.

    AICPA Urges Swift Passage of Renewed Paycheck Protection Program Funding

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

    The American Institute of CPAs today renewed its call for swift passage of legislation to extend and expand the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which provides critical relief for small businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Key Points: 
    • The American Institute of CPAs today renewed its call for swift passage of legislation to extend and expand the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which provides critical relief for small businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
    • Its apparent that to increase the odds of many small businesses getting through this crisis, more governmental support is essential.
    • The AICPA issued six recommendations for pandemic relief-related legislation in July, several of which touch on the Paycheck Protection Program.
    • The AICPA has supported efforts to streamline and simplify the PPP process through recommendations from a small business funding coalition it leads.

    TransPerfect and Translation Community Achieve Victory in Fight to Save Thousands of Translators From California’s AB5 Legislation

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

    Upon seeing the negative impact of AB5 on the translation industry, TransPerfect immediately mobilized alongside other organizations and the linguist community at large to lobby the California legislature for change.

    Key Points: 
    • Upon seeing the negative impact of AB5 on the translation industry, TransPerfect immediately mobilized alongside other organizations and the linguist community at large to lobby the California legislature for change.
    • That work has resulted in the passage of California Assembly Bill 2257 (AB2257) , which updates AB5 and provides an exemption for translators under a professional services classification.
    • Californias AB5, which took effect earlier this year, was passed with the goal of protecting workers who have traditionally been classified as independent contractors.
    • However, the legislation failed to account for the nuances of many industries, including translation and language services.

    Griffon to Participate at the Sidoti Fall 2020 Investor Conference

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

    Griffon Corporation (Griffon or the Company) (NYSE:GFF) today announced it will present at the Sidoti Fall 2020 Investor Conference on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

    Key Points: 
    • Griffon Corporation (Griffon or the Company) (NYSE:GFF) today announced it will present at the Sidoti Fall 2020 Investor Conference on Thursday, September 24, 2020.
    • A copy of Griffons investor presentation, which will be used for the conference, will be available at the time of the conference in the investor relations section of Griffons website ( www.griffon.com ).
    • Griffon is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries.
    • Griffon provides direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with acquisition and growth opportunities as well as in connection with divestitures.

    FTC Refunds More Than $110,000 to Consumers Who Bought StimTein Joint Pain Relief Pills

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:01pm

    The Federal Trade Commission is sending 12,219 checks totaling more than $110,000 to consumers who bought StimTein, a pill that would supposedly provide effective joint pain relief.

    Key Points: 
    • The Federal Trade Commission is sending 12,219 checks totaling more than $110,000 to consumers who bought StimTein, a pill that would supposedly provide effective joint pain relief.
    • In February 2020, the FTC filed a complaint against Excellent Marketing Results, Inc. (EMR), which sold StimTein through infomercials and online.
    • According to the FTC, EMRs advertised joint pain relief claims for StimTein were false and not supported by scientific evidence.
    • In 2019, FTC actions led to more than $373 million in refunds to consumers across the country.

    International Competition Network Addresses Enforcement and Policy Challenges of the Digital Economy at United States-Hosted 19th Annual Conference

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:01pm

    International Competition Network Addresses Enforcement and Policy Challenges of the Digital Economy at United States-Hosted 19th Annual Conference The International Competition Network held its 19th annual conference on Sept. 14-17, 2020.

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    International Competition Network Addresses Enforcement and Policy Challenges of the Digital Economy at United States-Hosted 19th Annual Conference

      • The International Competition Network held its 19th annual conference on Sept. 14-17, 2020.
      • Co-hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justices Antitrust Division, this was the ICNs first virtual conference.
      • The FTC is proud to have co-hosted the ICNs 19th annual conference and looks forward to working with our colleagues around the world to meet the challenges of the digital economy and ensure competitive markets that serve consumers.
      • Global engagement through ICN is essential to our work in preserving market competition in the United States.
      • The conference examined a range of competition enforcement and policy issues, including those involving the digital economy.
      • Chairman Simons and Assistant Attorney General Delrahim opened the conference and participated in a showcase program that explored competition enforcement in the digital economy, including enforcement tools and international cooperation.
      • The Agency Effectiveness Working Groups panel focused on competition agencies strategies to address the challenges of the digital economy.
      • A recording of the conference will be available on the ICN conference webpage after the close of the conference.

    International Competition Network Addresses Enforcement and Policy Challenges of the Digital Economy at United States-Hosted 19th Annual Conference

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:01pm

    International Competition Network Addresses Enforcement and Policy Challenges of the Digital Economy at United States-Hosted 19th Annual Conference The International Competition Network held its 19th annual conference on Sept. 14-17, 2020.

    Key Points: 

    International Competition Network Addresses Enforcement and Policy Challenges of the Digital Economy at United States-Hosted 19th Annual Conference

      • The International Competition Network held its 19th annual conference on Sept. 14-17, 2020.
      • Co-hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justices Antitrust Division, this was the ICNs first virtual conference.
      • The FTC is proud to have co-hosted the ICNs 19th annual conference and looks forward to working with our colleagues around the world to meet the challenges of the digital economy and ensure competitive markets that serve consumers.
      • Global engagement through ICN is essential to our work in preserving market competition in the United States.
      • The conference examined a range of competition enforcement and policy issues, including those involving the digital economy.
      • Chairman Simons and Assistant Attorney General Delrahim opened the conference and participated in a showcase program that explored competition enforcement in the digital economy, including enforcement tools and international cooperation.
      • The Agency Effectiveness Working Groups panel focused on competition agencies strategies to address the challenges of the digital economy.
      • A recording of the conference will be available on the ICN conference webpage after the close of the conference.

    FTC Refunds More Than $110,000 to Consumers Who Bought StimTein Joint Pain Relief Pills

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:01pm

    The Federal Trade Commission is sending 12,219 checks totaling more than $110,000 to consumers who bought StimTein, a pill that would supposedly provide effective joint pain relief.

    Key Points: 
    • The Federal Trade Commission is sending 12,219 checks totaling more than $110,000 to consumers who bought StimTein, a pill that would supposedly provide effective joint pain relief.
    • In February 2020, the FTC filed a complaint against Excellent Marketing Results, Inc. (EMR), which sold StimTein through infomercials and online.
    • According to the FTC, EMRs advertised joint pain relief claims for StimTein were false and not supported by scientific evidence.
    • In 2019, FTC actions led to more than $373 million in refunds to consumers across the country.