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FTC Issues Report to Congress on Collaboration with State Attorneys General

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Friday, April 12, 2024

The Federal Trade Commission today issued a report to Congress detailing the FTC’s law enforcement cooperation with state attorneys general (AGs) nationwide and presenting best practices to ensure continued effective collaboration.

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  • The Federal Trade Commission today issued a report to Congress detailing the FTC’s law enforcement cooperation with state attorneys general (AGs) nationwide and presenting best practices to ensure continued effective collaboration.
  • The report, directed by the FTC Collaboration Act of 2021, “Working Together to Protect Consumers: A Study and Recommendations on FTC Collaboration with the State Attorneys General” makes legislative recommendations that would enhance these efforts, including reinstating the Commission’s authority to seek money for defrauded consumers and providing it with the independent authority to seek civil penalties.
  • The report is divided into three sections: 1) The FTC’s Existing Collaborative Efforts with State Attorneys General to Prevent, Publicize, and Penalize Frauds and Scams; 2) Recommended Best Practices to Enhance Collaboration; and 3) Legislative Recommendations to Enhance Collaboration Efforts.
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FTC Issues Report to Congress on Collaboration with State Attorneys General

Retrieved on: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

The Federal Trade Commission today issued a report to Congress detailing the FTC’s law enforcement cooperation with state attorneys general (AGs) nationwide and presenting best practices to ensure continued effective collaboration.

Key Points: 
  • The Federal Trade Commission today issued a report to Congress detailing the FTC’s law enforcement cooperation with state attorneys general (AGs) nationwide and presenting best practices to ensure continued effective collaboration.
  • The report, directed by the FTC Collaboration Act of 2021, “Working Together to Protect Consumers: A Study and Recommendations on FTC Collaboration with the State Attorneys General” makes legislative recommendations that would enhance these efforts, including reinstating the Commission’s authority to seek money for defrauded consumers and providing it with the independent authority to seek civil penalties.
  • The report is divided into three sections: 1) The FTC’s Existing Collaborative Efforts with State Attorneys General to Prevent, Publicize, and Penalize Frauds and Scams; 2) Recommended Best Practices to Enhance Collaboration; and 3) Legislative Recommendations to Enhance Collaboration Efforts.
  • Follow the FTC on social media, read consumer alerts and the business blog, and sign up to get the latest FTC news and alerts.

Safer roads in Ireland with Connected Vehicles milestone

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Vienna/Dublin, March 19, 2024 – Ireland's NIMS (Network Intelligence and Management System) initiative is launching a C-ITS pilot project to increase traffic safety.

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  • Vienna/Dublin, March 19, 2024 – Ireland's NIMS (Network Intelligence and Management System) initiative is launching a C-ITS pilot project to increase traffic safety.
  • Since January 2024, C-ITS is fully integrated into the operational Traffic Management solution NIMS providing information to roadusers in realtime.
  • C-ITS allows the exchange of data between vehicles, infrastructure and authorities.
  • The NIMS project, of which Kapsch TrafficCom is a part since 2020, has a financial scope in the low double-digit million range.

EQS-News: SYNLAB delivers robust performance in FY 2023

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Synnovis, the South East London hospital outsourcing contract grew 12.2% in 2023 and contributed 0.6pts to the overall 2023 underlying organic growth.

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  • Synnovis, the South East London hospital outsourcing contract grew 12.2% in 2023 and contributed 0.6pts to the overall 2023 underlying organic growth.
  • FY 2023 adjusted EBITDA (AEBITDA) was €438 million (FY 2022: €753 million) while adjusted operating profit (AOP) was €194 million (FY 2022: €508 million) with margins of 16.6% (FY 2022: 23.2%) and 7.4% (FY 2022: 15.6%), respectively.
  • In FY 2023, adjusted net profit (Group share) was €44 million (FY 2022: €342 million), mainly due to lower COVID-19 testing volumes and higher net finance costs.
  • FY 2023 unlevered free cash flow (uFCF) was €74 million (FY 2022: €312 million).

Revenue for the first quarter of 2024

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

This situation, which has already been observed in previous financial years, is repeated at the start of 2024.

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  • This situation, which has already been observed in previous financial years, is repeated at the start of 2024.
  • In addition, the reduction in marketing investment in CPF in 2023 helped optimize the profitability of this sales channel, but slowed order intake, which is a source of future revenue.
  • The first quarter of 2023 also saw exceptional growth of 80% in sales generated by learners self-financing their training, establishing a high basis for comparison for the first quarter of 2024.
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Graphene Manufacturing Group Secures AU$2 Million Funding Grant from Queensland Government for Battery Pilot Plant

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Monday, March 25, 2024

BRISBANE, AUS, Mar 25, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd. (TSXV: GMG) (OTCQX: GMGMF) ("GMG" or the "Company") announces that the Company has signed a Queensland Critical Minerals and Battery Technology Fund Agreement with the State Government of Queensland for a grant of AU$ 2 million towards the funding of GMG's proposed Automated Battery Pilot Plant for the manufacture of GMG's Graphene Aluminium Ion Battery.

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  • BRISBANE, AUS, Mar 25, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd. (TSXV: GMG) (OTCQX: GMGMF) ("GMG" or the "Company") announces that the Company has signed a Queensland Critical Minerals and Battery Technology Fund Agreement with the State Government of Queensland for a grant of AU$ 2 million towards the funding of GMG's proposed Automated Battery Pilot Plant for the manufacture of GMG's Graphene Aluminium Ion Battery.
  • The grant is for the payment of 50% of the capital cost of GMG's proposed Automated Battery Pilot Plant, up to a maximum of AU$ 2 million, for the manufacture of GMG's Graphene Aluminium Ion Battery.
  • The Pilot Plant would be constructed at GMG Richland's existing manufacturing facility, and the grant is conditional on various preconditions including GMG taking a final investment decision in the Battery Pilot Plant project.
  • GMG's CEO Craig Nicol stated, "We want to thank the Queensland Government and acknowledge its commitment to supporting the Critical Mineral and Battery Manufacturing Industry in the State.

Tome Biosciences Announces US Patent Issued for Integrase-Mediated Programmable Genomic Integration

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

WATERTOWN, Mass., April 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tome Biosciences, Inc., the programmable genomic integration (PGI) company, today announces the issuance of US Patent 11,952,571 for “Systems, Methods, and Compositions for Site-Specific Genetic Engineering Using Programmable Addition via Site-Specific Targeting Elements (PASTE)” by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

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  • WATERTOWN, Mass., April 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tome Biosciences, Inc., the programmable genomic integration (PGI) company, today announces the issuance of US Patent 11,952,571 for “Systems, Methods, and Compositions for Site-Specific Genetic Engineering Using Programmable Addition via Site-Specific Targeting Elements (PASTE)” by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • This patent further protects Tome’s foundational PGI technology, integrase-mediated PGI (I-PGI), describes a system capable of performing I-PGI in a mammalian cell, and is exclusively licensed to Tome from MIT.
  • “Today’s issuance marks the fourth US patent granted that encompasses our I-PGI technology, strengthening our patent portfolio and broadening our exclusivity,” said Rahul Kakkar, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tome.
  • Together, with US Patent 11,952,571, these patents cover methods and systems relating to the use of a Cas 9 nickase, reverse transcriptase and an integrase to integrate DNA sequences into programmed locations.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Sunnova Energy International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadlines – NOVA

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Monday, April 8, 2024

NEW YORK, April 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Sunnova Energy International Inc. (“Sunnova” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NOVA) and certain officers.

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  • NEW YORK, April 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Sunnova Energy International Inc. (“Sunnova” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NOVA) and certain officers.
  • To discuss this action, contact Danielle Peyton at [email protected] or 646-581-9980 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext.
  • Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and the number of shares purchased.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, Pomerantz pioneered the field of securities class actions.

TRUGOLF RELEASES GROUNDBREAKING E6 APEX RANGE TRAINING SOFTWARE AND SIGNS JOE HALLETT, PGA COACH OF THE YEAR

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Released March 28, 2024, this first phase features stunning graphic fidelity and delivers a robust training experience that augments the popular E6 CONNECT.

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  • Released March 28, 2024, this first phase features stunning graphic fidelity and delivers a robust training experience that augments the popular E6 CONNECT.
  • “TruGolf is setting the new standard for modern golf with E6 APEX’s jaw-dropping cinematic visuals, and customizable environments,” said TruGolf Vice President of Marketing, Mason Jones.
  • Hallett and Chuck have teamed up with TruGolf to create brand-new content specifically designed for TruGolf simulation software that will be incorporated into E6 APEX in the near future.
  • Now, E6 users have professional grade tools to visualize, quantify, and analyze their game - turning every swing into an insight.

Activation of PA Licensure Compact to Improve Access to Patient Care

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Glenn Youngkin, seven states have adopted the PA Compact Model Legislation , the requirement to activate the compact.

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  • Glenn Youngkin, seven states have adopted the PA Compact Model Legislation , the requirement to activate the compact.
  • The PA Compact is an interstate occupational licensure compact for PAs.
  • States joining the compact agree to recognize a valid, unencumbered license issued by another compact member state via a compact privilege.
  • “This translates to greater opportunities for PAs to improve access to care, address health care gaps and meet patient needs, particularly for those who have incorporated telemedicine into their practice.”