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China Biotech Services subsidiary AMDL nominated as Top Clinical Laboratory Services Company in APAC 2022 and receives CAP Accreditation Certificate

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

HK) has announced that its subsidiary, Asia Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (AMDL), has been nominated as the Top Clinical Laboratory Services Company in APAC 2022 and has received the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accreditation Certificate for providing next-generation sequencing (NGS) Oncology clinical testing services.

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  • HK) has announced that its subsidiary, Asia Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (AMDL), has been nominated as the Top Clinical Laboratory Services Company in APAC 2022 and has received the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accreditation Certificate for providing next-generation sequencing (NGS) Oncology clinical testing services.
  • With world-leading NGS-based clinical testing products and services for oncologists and a high-standard molecular-level clinical laboratory, and as the sole distributor of Pillar Biosciences products in Asia, it's no surprise that AMDL has been named one of the industry's Top Clinical Laboratory Services Companies in APAC 2022 by Life Sciences Review.
  • In addition, AMDL has recently received the Accreditation Certificate from CAP, which is recognized as one of the industry's leaders in medical laboratory quality assurance.
  • It has developed detailed checklists for all aspects of clinical laboratory disciplines and has strict requirements for laboratory quality standards.

EBA issues Opinion to the European Commission on the draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards

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Friday, January 27, 2023

26 January 2023

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  • 26 January 2023
    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) developed by the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG).
  • In this Opinion, addressed to the European Commission, the EBA acknowledges that, overall, the draft ESRS are consistent with international standards and any other relevant EU Regulation.
  • The EBA also highlights a few aspects that should deserve further consideration by the European Commission.
  • The European Commission also requested an Opinion from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).

Potbelly Corporation Provides Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Business Update

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Monday, January 9, 2023

CHICAGO, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ: PBPB) (“Potbelly” or the “Company”), the iconic neighborhood sandwich shop, today provided an update on its business and financial results during the fourth quarter and full year ended December 25, 2022, in conjunction with the Company’s participation at the 25th annual ICR Conference.

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  • Bob Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer of Potbelly, said, “I am extremely pleased by our strong preliminary fourth quarter and year-end results, which allowed us to conclude 2022 and enter 2023 with great momentum.
  • Our team’s execution of our Five-Pillar Strategy initiatives enabled us to surpass our previously stated fourth quarter and full-year 2022 guidance based on our preliminary results.
  • We also made meaningful progress against our Franchise Growth Acceleration Initiative, having signed agreements for 51 new shops so far, with more deals in the pipeline.
  • The Company expects to release final financial and operating results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 25, 2022, during March 2023.

RoslinCT and Lykan Bioscience Announce the Appointment of Dr. Michael Mendicino to its Scientific Advisory Board

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

EDINBURGH, U.K. and HOPKINTON, Mass., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- RoslinCT and Lykan Bioscience, a leader in Contract Development and Manufacturing for cell therapies, announced the appointment of Michael Mendicino, Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

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  • EDINBURGH, U.K. and HOPKINTON, Mass., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- RoslinCT and Lykan Bioscience, a leader in Contract Development and Manufacturing for cell therapies, announced the appointment of Michael Mendicino, Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
  • Dr. Mendicino brings 24 years of combined experience in academia, biotech, government, and consulting entities within the fields of Molecular & Cellular Biology & Genetics, and Immunology.
  • said Patrick Lucy, President and CEO of Lykan Bioscience, "He brings tremendous value to our Scientific Advisory Board and we are honored to welcome him."
  • Peter Coleman, CEO of RoslinCT, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Dr. Mendicino as he joins our Scientific Advisory Board.

Alcohol Justice's Youth For Justice™ Program Awarded Million Dollar Elevate Youth California Grant for Community Organizing in the San Rafael Canal Neighborhood

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Monday, January 9, 2023

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice & Youth For Justice are pleased to announce receiving a million dollar grant to support after-school programs and substance use prevention education for Latinx youth and families in the Canal District of San Rafael, California.

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  • SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice & Youth For Justice are pleased to announce receiving a million dollar grant to support after-school programs and substance use prevention education for Latinx youth and families in the Canal District of San Rafael, California.
  • "The Canal" is a historically under-resourced and segregated community – the poorest neighborhood – in the richest county of California.
  • The Youth For Justice program is also proudly supported by the San Rafael Alcohol and Drug Coalition, the Juvenile Probation Department of Marin County, the Marin Prevention Program, and Alcohol Justice.
  • We are honored and blessed to be supported by Elevate Youth California."

EQS-News: SREP capital requirements for Commerzbank remain unchanged for 2023

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

In the annual Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) the European Central Bank has confirmed that the bank-specific capital requirements for the Commerzbank Group remain unchanged for 2023.

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  • In the annual Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) the European Central Bank has confirmed that the bank-specific capital requirements for the Commerzbank Group remain unchanged for 2023.
  • The additional own funds requirement for Pillar 2 (P2R) still stands at 2% of total capital, thereof at least 1.125% have to be covered with Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital.
  • The SREP decision replaces the previous SREP decision with effect from 1 January 2023.
  • As of 30 September 2022, the pro forma CET1 requirement for Commerzbank on group level stands unchanged at 9.44% of risk weighted assets (MDA threshold) when applying the new SREP decision.

SREP capital requirements for Commerzbank remain unchanged for 2023

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

Bettina Orlopp: "With a 13.8% CET-1 rate as of 30 September 2022, we have a comfortable buffer to the MDA threshold."

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  • Bettina Orlopp: "With a 13.8% CET-1 rate as of 30 September 2022, we have a comfortable buffer to the MDA threshold."
  • In the annual Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) the European Central Bank has confirmed that the bank-specific capital requirements for the Commerzbank Group remain unchanged for 2023.
  • The SREP decision replaces the previous SREP decision with effect from 1 January 2023.
  • As of 30 September 2022, the pro forma CET1 requirement for Commerzbank on group level stands unchanged at 9.44% of risk weighted assets (MDA threshold) when applying the new SREP decision.

The Juniata Valley Bank and Orrstown Bank Announce Definitive Agreement for Sale of Orrstown’s Path Valley Branch to Juniata

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Friday, December 23, 2022

MIFFLINTOWN, PA AND SHIPPENSBURG, PA, Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  The Juniata Valley Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Juniata Valley Financial Corp. (OTCQX:JUVF) (“Juniata”), and Orrstown Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orrstown Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORRF) (“Orrstown”), jointly announced today that they have entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement (the “Agreement”) providing for the sale of Orrstown’s Path Valley branch, located at 16400 Path Valley Road in Spring Run, PA, to Juniata.

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  • MIFFLINTOWN, PA AND SHIPPENSBURG, PA, Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  The Juniata Valley Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Juniata Valley Financial Corp. (OTCQX:JUVF) (“Juniata”), and Orrstown Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orrstown Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORRF) (“Orrstown”), jointly announced today that they have entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement (the “Agreement”) providing for the sale of Orrstown’s Path Valley branch, located at 16400 Path Valley Road in Spring Run, PA, to Juniata.
  • Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, The Juniata Valley Bank has agreed to assume certain deposit liabilities totaling approximately $31.7 million and purchase certain assets, including the Path Valley branch real estate, furniture, equipment and cash.
  • The Path Valley branch will remain open as an Orrstown Bank branch through closing and, after closing, will become a branch of The Juniata Valley Bank.
  • Customers of the Path Valley branch will receive additional information regarding the transaction in the near future.

The Juniata Valley Bank and Orrstown Bank Announce Definitive Agreement for Sale of Orrstown’s Path Valley Branch to Juniata

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Friday, December 23, 2022

MIFFLINTOWN, Pa. and SHIPPENSBURG, Pa., Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Juniata Valley Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Juniata Valley Financial Corp. (OTCQX:JUVF) (“Juniata”), and Orrstown Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orrstown Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORRF) (“Orrstown”), jointly announced today that they have entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement (the “Agreement”) providing for the sale of Orrstown’s Path Valley branch, located at 16400 Path Valley Road in Spring Run, PA, to Juniata.

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  • MIFFLINTOWN, Pa. and SHIPPENSBURG, Pa., Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Juniata Valley Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Juniata Valley Financial Corp. (OTCQX:JUVF) (“Juniata”), and Orrstown Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orrstown Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORRF) (“Orrstown”), jointly announced today that they have entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement (the “Agreement”) providing for the sale of Orrstown’s Path Valley branch, located at 16400 Path Valley Road in Spring Run, PA, to Juniata.
  • Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, The Juniata Valley Bank has agreed to assume certain deposit liabilities totaling approximately $31.7 million and purchase certain assets, including the Path Valley branch real estate, furniture, equipment and cash.
  • The Path Valley branch will remain open as an Orrstown Bank branch through closing and, after closing, will become a branch of The Juniata Valley Bank.
  • Customers of the Path Valley branch will receive additional information regarding the transaction in the near future.

Continental Showcases Curved Display with Invisible Control Panel and Innovation for Driver Identification

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

The avant-garde display design creates a new dimension of user experience while the innovative operating concept based on an invisible control panel ensures greater safety and comfort.

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  • The avant-garde display design creates a new dimension of user experience while the innovative operating concept based on an invisible control panel ensures greater safety and comfort.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The curved pillar-to-pillar display is a driver, central and passenger screen in one.
  • The operating concept is based on an invisible display that becomes perfectly visible on demand and enables convenient and safe control.
  • With the Driver Identification Display, Continental is presenting another innovation at CES 2023.