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ESMA publishes updated annual transparency calculations

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 12:03am

07 July 2020

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  • 07 July 2020

    MiFID - Secondary Markets

    MiFID II: Transparency Calculations and DVC

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EUs securities markets regulator, made available the updated results of the annual transparency calculations for a limited number of equity and equity-like instruments.

  • These updated annual transparency calculations will apply as of 13 July and include:

    The update of the results for around 7,500 ISINs was necessary because ESMA identified a data quality issue with the data reported by a trading venue.

  • Market participants are invited to monitor the release of the transparency calculations for equity and equity-like instruments on a daily basis, to obtain the calculations for newly traded instruments.
  • ESMAs annual transparency calculations are based on the data provided to the FITRS by trading venues and approved publication arrangements in relation to the calendar year 2019.

NIRI New York Chapter Launches New Website

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

The New York chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI NY) today announced that it has launched its new chapter website featuring a new design, improved access to chapter resources and a more intuitive user experience.

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  • The New York chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI NY) today announced that it has launched its new chapter website featuring a new design, improved access to chapter resources and a more intuitive user experience.
  • As our chapter evolves to meet the needs of our broad membership base, so must our website to reflect the quality, breadth and depth of our outstanding membership benefits, said Neil Stewart, NIRI NY Board President.
  • As the largest chapter in the national NIRI network, the NIRI NY chapter benefits from close proximity to many Fortune 500 companies and unique access to capital markets leaders.
  • NIRI New York is the largest chapter in the NIRI network.

HilltopSecurities Private Client Group Welcomes Three Financial Advisors Managing Over $140 Million, Opens New Office in North Texas

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) recently welcomed three new financial advisors managing more than $140 million in client assets to its Wealth Management Private Client Group.

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  • Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) recently welcomed three new financial advisors managing more than $140 million in client assets to its Wealth Management Private Client Group.
  • The financial advisors will serve clients out of the firms new branch office in Sherman, Texas.
  • Were excited to welcome Reno, Eric, and Jarett to HilltopSecurities new Private Client Group office in Sherman, Texas, said John Muschalek, head of HilltopSecurities Wealth Management and president of HilltopSecurities Independent Network.
  • Prior to that, he served as a financial advisor with HilltopSecurities legacy firm, Southwest Securities, for nearly a decade.

The GEO Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.48 Per Share

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:55am

The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") announced that on July 7, 2020, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per share.

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  • The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") announced that on July 7, 2020, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per share.
  • The quarterly cash dividend will be paid on July 24, 2020 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 17, 2020.
  • George C. Zoley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GEO, said: We are pleased to declare a quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per share.
  • GEO is a leading provider of enhanced in-custody rehabilitation, post-release support, electronic monitoring, and community-based programs.

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting in Starbreeze AB (publ)

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 9:27am

Each Class A share shall carry ten (10) votes and each Class B share shall carry one (1) vote.

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  • Each Class A share shall carry ten (10) votes and each Class B share shall carry one (1) vote.
  • Otherwise, Class A shares and Class B shares carry equal rights to a share in the company's assets and profits.
  • Each Class A share shall carry ten (10) votes and each Class B share shall carry one (1) vote.
  • In accordance with theTerms and conditions for Starbreeze AB (publ) convertible bond 2016:2021:1, item 10.C.

Abel Noser Solutions Ranked as the Top Global Fixed Income TCA Provider by Greenwich Associates

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Abel Noser Solutions was ranked as the leading global fixed income TCA provider by Greenwich Associates in their 2020 market survey that included firms such as Tradeweb, Sungard and Instinet.

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  • NEW YORK, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Abel Noser Solutions was ranked as the leading global fixed income TCA provider by Greenwich Associates in their 2020 market survey that included firms such as Tradeweb, Sungard and Instinet.
  • This press release comes on the heels of Abel Noser Solutions' recently announced arrangement with MarketAxess to include their award-winning Composite+ pricing service as an option within Abel Noser's fixed income analytics bundle.
  • Abel Noser Solutions has long been respected as a leader in the campaign to lower the costs associated with multi-asset trading.
  • With hundreds of clients worldwide, Abel Noser Solutions offers innovative software products in the areas of trade analytics, compliance, regulatory reporting and trade surveillance.

UPDATE ON THE DIESEL SPILL ACCIDENT AT NORNICKEL'S HEAT AND POWER PLANT № 3

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 7:02am

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • USD2.07billion), including damage to the water system in the amount of RUB147,046,011,000 and damage to land in the amount of RUB738,616,500.
  • Nornickel will be able to provide further comments regarding this demand after its receipt by NTEC.

Palantir Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Public Listing

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:46am

Palantir Technologies Inc. today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) relating to the proposed public listing of its Class A common stock.

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  • Palantir Technologies Inc. today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) relating to the proposed public listing of its Class A common stock.
  • The public listing is expected to take place after the SEC completes its review process, subject to market and other conditions.
  • This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities.
  • Any offers, solicitations of offers to buy, or any sales of securities will be made in accordance with the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act).

ROSEN, A TOP RANKED LAW FIRM, Continues Its Investigation of Securities Claims Against J2 Global, Inc. – JCOM

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:03am

On June 30, 2020, Hindenburg Research issued a report that detailed a series of alarming red flags about J2.

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  • On June 30, 2020, Hindenburg Research issued a report that detailed a series of alarming red flags about J2.
  • The report alleged that J2 is a digital media roll-up that has acquired 186 businesses since its inception.
  • If you purchased securities of J2 please visit the firms website at http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1893.html to join the securities action.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.

ROSEN, A LONGSTANDING AND TOP RANKED GLOBAL INVESTOR FIRM, Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against Wirecard AG - WCAGY, WRCDF

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:35pm

NEW YORK, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces an investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Wirecard AG (OTC: WCAGY, WRCDF) resulting from allegations that Wirecard may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.

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  • NEW YORK, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces an investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Wirecard AG (OTC: WCAGY, WRCDF) resulting from allegations that Wirecard may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.
  • If you purchased securities of Wirecard please visit the firm's website at http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1880.html to join the securities action.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017.