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Belize Tourism Board Announces New Safe Travel Requirements

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 7:09pm

BELIZE CITY, Belize, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In an effort to further protect the health and wellbeing of international visitors and Belizeans from COVID-19, Belize Tourism Board (BTB), the official tourism organization for Belize, has released new safe travel standards for any persons entering the country.

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  • BELIZE CITY, Belize, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In an effort to further protect the health and wellbeing of international visitors and Belizeans from COVID-19, Belize Tourism Board (BTB), the official tourism organization for Belize, has released new safe travel standards for any persons entering the country.
  • Some important entry highlights are listed below:
    It is recommended that travelers purchase the Belize Travel Health Insurance prior to their travel to Belize.
  • Visitors must purchase Belize Travel Health Insurance and are required to complete the Customs and Immigration form that is provided on all flights to Belize.
  • The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is a statutory body within the Belize Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations, and it is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Tourism andDiaspora Relations.

Superdry plc: Director/PDMR Shareholding

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:09pm

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • On 13 January 2022, the following transactions by PDMRs took place in relation to Superdry's Share Incentive Plan ('SIP').
  • The SIP is an all-employee trust arrangement approved by HM Revenue and Customs, under which employees are able to buy shares in the Company of 5 pence each ('Ordinary Shares'), using deductions from salary in each calendar month ('Partnership Shares'), and receive allocations of matching free Ordinary Shares ('Matching Shares').

Net Zero Markets to launch Global Carbon Emission Reduction contract with EEX and ACX

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 11:00am

Net Zero Markets believes widespread availability and use is critical to enable the increased liquidity necessary for the VCM to scale, ultimately supporting Net Zero targets.

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  • Net Zero Markets believes widespread availability and use is critical to enable the increased liquidity necessary for the VCM to scale, ultimately supporting Net Zero targets.
  • Louis Redshaw, CEO of Net Zero Markets:"We are delighted to be working with EEX and AirCarbon on the launch of the GER.
  • Net Zero Markets firmly believes that this is a prime reason why the VCM has not reached its full potential.
  • Net Zero Markets is a company dedicated to developing risk management tools, products and contracts in the global environmental space.

Net Zero Markets to launch Global Carbon Emission Reduction contract with EEX and ACX

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 11:00am

Net Zero Markets believes widespread availability and use is critical to enable the increased liquidity necessary for the VCM to scale, ultimately supporting Net Zero targets.

Key Points: 
  • Net Zero Markets believes widespread availability and use is critical to enable the increased liquidity necessary for the VCM to scale, ultimately supporting Net Zero targets.
  • Louis Redshaw, CEO of Net Zero Markets:"We are delighted to be working with EEX and AirCarbon on the launch of the GER.
  • Net Zero Markets firmly believes that this is a prime reason why the VCM has not reached its full potential.
  • Net Zero Markets is a company dedicated to developing risk management tools, products and contracts in the global environmental space.

Behind the Numbers: New FAIR Analysis Examines Biden Policies That Have Resulted in Record-Setting Illegal Immigration

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Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 2:48pm

While the media and policymakers may only focus on the overall encounter numbers, FAIR's analysis examines Biden administration policies and their impacts that have incentivized the unprecedented numbers of people attempting to enter the country illegally.

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  • While the media and policymakers may only focus on the overall encounter numbers, FAIR's analysis examines Biden administration policies and their impacts that have incentivized the unprecedented numbers of people attempting to enter the country illegally.
  • Ongoing mass illegal immigration is the policy of the Biden administration and every action that has been taken since January 20 demonstrates that unchecked migration is their objective.
  • With over 3 million members and supporters nationwide, FAIR fights for immigration policies that serve national interests, not special interests.
  • FAIR believes that immigration reform must enhance national security, improve the economy, protect jobs, preserve our environment, and establish a rule of law that is recognized and enforced.

Superdry plc: Director/PDMR Shareholding

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Monday, December 20, 2021 - 11:46am

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.

Key Points: 
  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • On 13 December 2021, the following transactions by PDMRs took place in relation to Superdry's Share Incentive Plan ('SIP').
  • The SIP is an all-employee trust arrangement approved by HM Revenue and Customs, under which employees are able to buy shares in the Company of 5 pence each ('Ordinary Shares'), using deductions from salary in each calendar month ('Partnership Shares'), and receive allocations of matching free Ordinary Shares ('Matching Shares').

U.S. CUSTOMS FINDS ADDITIONAL EVASION OF ANTIDUMPING/COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON QUARTZ SURFACE PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 3:50pm

On November 26, Customs found that 15 U.S. importers were guilty of illegally transshipping Chinese quartz surface products through Malaysia to evade the payment of antidumping and countervailing duties.

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  • On November 26, Customs found that 15 U.S. importers were guilty of illegally transshipping Chinese quartz surface products through Malaysia to evade the payment of antidumping and countervailing duties.
  • Less than two weeks later, on December 6, 2021, Customs cracked down on two Texas-based importers, Vivaldi Commercial LLC and Vivaldi Interiors LLC (collectively Vivaldi), for illegally misclassifying their imports of Chinese quartz surface products as crushed glass surfaces.
  • Customs announcement confirms that quartz surface products made in China remain subject to the payment of AD/CVD duties.
  • Cambria Company LLC, headquartered in Le Sueur, MN, is the leading domestic producer of quartz surface products.

Exelixis Elects Jacqueline Wright to Its Board of Directors

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Friday, December 17, 2021 - 1:00pm

Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL) today announced that accomplished technology executive Jacqueline (Jacky) Wright has been elected to the companys Board of Directors.

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  • Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL) today announced that accomplished technology executive Jacqueline (Jacky) Wright has been elected to the companys Board of Directors.
  • With extensive leadership experience at some of the world's top technology, energy and financial organizations, Jacky will be an invaluable addition to our Board of Directors, said Stelios Papadopoulos, Ph.D., an Exelixis co-founder and chairman of the companys board.
  • Exelixis has a proven track record of success in drug discovery, development and commercialization, and I am excited to be joining the companys Board of Directors at such an important time, said Jacky Wright.
  • Exelixis, the Exelixis logo, CABOMETYX, COMETRIQ and COTELLIC are registered U.S. trademarks of Exelixis.

International Trade Commission Bans Import and Sale of Roku Products

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, today announced that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC or the Commission) publicly issued its favorable final determination in UEIs patent infringement case against Roku, Inc. (Roku), concluding several Roku products infringe a UEI patent and barring the importation and sale of those products.

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  • Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, today announced that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC or the Commission) publicly issued its favorable final determination in UEIs patent infringement case against Roku, Inc. (Roku), concluding several Roku products infringe a UEI patent and barring the importation and sale of those products.
  • The Commissions ban on Roku imports and sales is an important step in the process of preventing Roku from continuing its unlawful use of UEI technology.
  • We look forward to working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to ensure the Commissions orders banning imports of infringing Roku products are appropriately enforced.
  • Importantly, the Commission made clear that Roku would need to certify to Customs, at Customs discretion, that the products Roku wants to import are not infringing and therefore not excluded from entry.

Update on Canada's engagement with the U.S. on potato wart and collaboration on farmer supports

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 4:39am

APHIS has also asked for clear risk mitigation measures and an ongoing monitoring plan for a clearly-defined quarantined area.

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  • APHIS has also asked for clear risk mitigation measures and an ongoing monitoring plan for a clearly-defined quarantined area.
  • The number of soil samples for potato wart fluctuates year to year based on market demand and requirements of investigations.
  • Under this program, the CFIA surveyed for potato wart in all of Canada's seed potato growing areas (except Newfoundland).
  • AgriInsurance will provide support for farms that face production and quality losses directly caused by potato wart, with coverage for up to 90% of their losses.