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Raven SR Awarded €1.4M for Flagship Project in Spain

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

PINEDALE, Wyo., July 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Raven SR (RAVEN) announced today it was awarded a €1,441,862.95 grant from Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge ( MITECO ).

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  • PINEDALE, Wyo., July 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Raven SR (RAVEN) announced today it was awarded a €1,441,862.95 grant from Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge ( MITECO ).
  • The funding will support the development of an organic waste-to-renewable hydrogen production facility in Zaragoza, Spain, using Raven's non-combustion Steam/CO2 Reforming technology.
  • Raven Iberia was previously awarded in 2022, €1.7m by the European Commission being part of the European Consortium, Hy2Market.
  • Raven is also exploring other production opportunities across the European Union in France, Portugal, and Greece.

ESMA consults on firms’ order execution policies under MiFID II

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

ESMA consults on firms’ order execution policies under MiFID II The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s financial markets regulator and supervisor, today launched a consultation on draft technical standards specifying the criteria for how investment firms establish and assess the effectiveness of their order execution policies.

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  • ESMA consults on firms’ order execution policies under MiFID II The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s financial markets regulator and supervisor, today launched a consultation on draft technical standards specifying the criteria for how investment firms establish and assess the effectiveness of their order execution policies.
  • The objective of the proposed technical standards is to foster investor protection by enhancing investment firms’ order execution.
  • ESMA is seeking stakeholder input on: - the establishment of an investment firm’s order execution policy.
  • This includes the classification of financial instruments in which firms execute client orders and the initial selection of venues for the order execution policy; - the investment firm’s procedures to monitor and regularly assess the effectiveness of its order execution arrangements and order execution policy; - the investment firm’s execution of client orders through own account dealing; and on - how an investment firm should deal with client instructions.

Passage Bio Announces Positive Feedback from FDA on Expansion of upliFT-D Trial of PBFT02 to Include FTD-C9orf72 Patients

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

PHILADELPHIA, July 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Passage Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PASG), a clinical-stage genetic medicines company focused on improving the lives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that the company received positive feedback in its Type C meeting process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its proposal to evaluate PBFT02 for treating frontotemporal dementia (FTD) patients with mutations in the C9orf72 gene. Compelling preclinical evidence, coupled with available safety and robust progranulin (PGRN) expression data from the first cohort of FTD-GRN patients treated with PBFT02, supported FDA alignment on the proposed trial expansion. The company intends to amend the protocol for the ongoing upliFT-D Phase 1/2 global study for FTD-GRN to introduce a new population of FTD-C9orf72 patients.

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  • Compelling preclinical evidence, coupled with available safety and robust progranulin (PGRN) expression data from the first cohort of FTD-GRN patients treated with PBFT02, supported FDA alignment on the proposed trial expansion.
  • The company intends to amend the protocol for the ongoing upliFT-D Phase 1/2 global study for FTD-GRN to introduce a new population of FTD-C9orf72 patients.
  • "Securing FDA alignment on amending our upliFT-D protocol to include FTD-C9orf72 patients is a critical milestone in expanding access to those who could benefit from PBFT02,” said Will Chou, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Passage Bio.
  • “Given the limited clinical trials for FTD-C9orf72 patients, we believe PBFT02 could fill a significant unmet need and bring new hope to this underserved patient community.

Press release - Last-minute press briefing on Parliament’s constitutive plenary session

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Last-minute press briefing on Parliament’s constitutive plenary session The European Parliament’s spokesperson will hold a last-minute briefing on Parliament’s 16 - 19 July constitutive session at 9.00 on 16 July.

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  • Last-minute press briefing on Parliament’s constitutive plenary session The European Parliament’s spokesperson will hold a last-minute briefing on Parliament’s 16 - 19 July constitutive session at 9.00 on 16 July.
  • Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this: https://ep.interactio.eu/1dxr-tkkf-mpje Interpretation of the press briefing will be available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish.
  • Journalists who have never used Interactio before are asked to connect 30 minutes before the start of the press conference to perform a connection test.
  • Contacts: Jaume DUCH GUILLOTEP Spokesperson and Director General for Communication Delphine COLARDHead of Spokesperson’s Unit and Deputy Spokesperson Neil CORLETTHead of the Press Unit

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT) Investigation: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Encourages Investors to Seek Compensation for Alleged Wrongdoings

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Investors who purchased PTC securities are encouraged to obtain additional information and assist the investigation by visiting the firm’s site: bgandg.com/PTCT .

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  • Investors who purchased PTC securities are encouraged to obtain additional information and assist the investigation by visiting the firm’s site: bgandg.com/PTCT .
  • If you are aware of any facts relating to this investigation or purchased PTC securities, you can assist this investigation by visiting the firm’s site: bgandg.com/PTCT .
  • You can also contact Peretz Bronstein or his client relations manager, Nathan Miller, of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC: 332-239-2660.
  • Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is a nationally recognized firm that represents investors in securities fraud class actions and shareholder derivative suits.

Understanding the EU’s Privacy Laws – Privacy Commissioner’s Office organises a Webinar

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Date: 9 October 2023 Understanding the EU’s Privacy Laws – Privacy Commissioner’s Office organises a Webinar The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) organised a webinar on “Review of the Implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Way Forward” on 5 October, which attracted more than 140 attendees from various sectors including banking, insurance, government/ public bodies, legal and information technology.

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  • Date: 9 October 2023 Understanding the EU’s Privacy Laws – Privacy Commissioner’s Office organises a Webinar The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) organised a webinar on “Review of the Implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Way Forward” on 5 October, which attracted more than 140 attendees from various sectors including banking, insurance, government/ public bodies, legal and information technology.
  • Ms Karolina Mojzesowicz, Deputy Head of Unit Data Protection of the European Commission, and Ms Ruth Boardman, Partner and Co-head of International Privacy and Data Protection Group of Bird & Bird, were invited as guest speakers to share their insights on the latest developments of the privacy laws and regulations in the EU, and their practical experience in relation to the implementation and enforcement of the GDPR in the past five years, as well as their views on the challenges faced by organisations.
  • Ms Karolina Mojzesowicz, Deputy Head of Unit Data Protection of the European Commission (left top), Ms Ruth Boardman, Partner and Co-head of International Privacy and Data Protection Group of Bird & Bird (left bottom) and the moderator of the webinar, Ms Ines Lee, Head of Legal Division of the PCPD (bottom), took a group photo at the webinar

Telling a Good Hong Kong Story – PCPD Representatives Attend the 45th Global Privacy Assembly 2023

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Date: 25 October 2023 Telling a Good Hong Kong Story – PCPD Representatives Attend the 45th Global Privacy Assembly 2023 The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, and representatives of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) attended the 45th Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) from 15 to 20 October 2023.

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  • Date: 25 October 2023 Telling a Good Hong Kong Story – PCPD Representatives Attend the 45th Global Privacy Assembly 2023 The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, and representatives of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) attended the 45th Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) from 15 to 20 October 2023.
  • The hybrid conference, which was held in Bermuda, featured discussions of privacy issues relating to artificial intelligence (AI) and other novel technologies, data scraping, cross-border data transfers and more.
  • In the Closed Session, the GPA’s International Enforcement Cooperation Working Group (IEWG), co-chaired by the PCPD, presented its annual report to the GPA.
  • The Assistant Privacy Commissioner spoke at a panel discussion entitled “International Cooperation in Action: The Role of the GPA”.

Daily News 15 / 07 / 2024

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Monday, July 15, 2024

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  • Visit our cookies policy page or click the link in any footer for more information and to change your preferences.
  • La commissaire Vălean et le commissaire Sinkevičius ont démissionné avec effet au 15 et au 16 juillet respectivement.
  • Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, said: “July 15 marks the second EU Day for the Victims of the Global Climate Crisis.
  • Upcoming events of the European Commission *Mis à jour le 15 juillet 2024, à 15h05 HAEC *Updated on 15 July 2024, at 16:00 CEST

Banle Energy Successfully Completed Port Klang’s First B24 Biofuel Bunkering Services in Malaysia

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Banle Energy’s successful completion of the B24 biofuel bunkering service demonstrates its dedication to this global goal.

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  • Banle Energy’s successful completion of the B24 biofuel bunkering service demonstrates its dedication to this global goal.
  • The B24 biofuel is a blend of Used Cooking Oil Methyl Ester (UCOME) and traditional marine fuel.
  • Compared to traditional marine fuel, the B24 biofuel blend is projected to reduce approximately 20% of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.
  • Teck Lim Chia, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his pride at meeting this landmark achievement, stating, “We are honored to facilitate Port Klang’s first inaugural B24 biofuel bunkering services.

Are low interest rates firing back? Interest rate risk in the banking book and bank lending in a rising interest rate environment

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Saturday, July 13, 2024
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