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National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Announces 2020/2021 Board of Directors

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 9:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) welcomed its newly inaugurated President, Neville Reid, during the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.

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  • ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) welcomed its newly inaugurated President, Neville Reid, during the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.
  • Mr. Reid will continue his efforts with his fellow board members in guiding NABT to a successful future.
  • The NABT Board of Directors is currently comprised of esteemed members of the chapter 7 Trustee panel and professionals with which they work.
  • For any questions regarding NABT or the newly appointed board of directors, please contact Jennifer Brinkley at (678) 269-6566 or jbrinkley@nabt.com .

Statement by the Prime Minister on United Nations Day

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on United Nations Day:

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  • The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on United Nations Day:
    "Today, on United Nations Day , we recognize what we can achieve when countries around the world work together toward shared goals.
  • "In 1945, the United Nations (UN) was created to provide a forum where countries can join forces to build a world that is safe, peaceful, and prosperous for everyone.
  • It has also brought to light once invisible issues, such as modern-day slavery and the use of child soldiers.
  • "As we mark the UN's 75th anniversary, Canada remains a proud founding member.

Article - Plenary highlights: Sakharov laureate, EU farm policy, digital services, Brexit

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 8:00am

On Wednesday, Parliament said the EU must comprehensively review its relations with Belarus.

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  • On Wednesday, Parliament said the EU must comprehensively review its relations with Belarus.
  • On Friday, MEPs adopted their position on EU farm policy reform post-2022, calling for it to be more flexible, sustainable, and crisis-resilient, so that farmers can continue to deliver food security across the EU.
  • The recommendations will feed into the Commissions proposal for a Digital Services Act, expected by the end of the year.
  • He paid tribute to all victims of terrorism and those who work to uphold freedom of expression.

European regions welcome the European Parliament's position on CAP governance, and urge the Council to take the same position

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:08am

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    European regions welcome the European Parliament's position on CAP governance, and urge the Council to take the same position
    As it stands, the legislative proposal on the future CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) is of concern to the European Committee of the Regions rapporteur Guillaume Cros (FR/Verts), as it tends to marginalise or even undermine the role and autonomy of the European regions in managing this EU policy, by simply charging them with implementing measures established at national level.
  • The Parliament filled this gap with its vote on 23 October on the CAP Strategic Plans Regulation, and the European Committee of the Regions calls on the Council of the European Union the forum for the EU's Member States to adopt the same position as the European Parliament.
  • I therefore regret that our colleagues in the European Parliament have rejected the amendments going in this direction.
  • For 100% of surface water and groundwater to comply with the Nitrates Directive, without exemptions, in the Member States.

Background - EU farm policy reform as approved by MEPs

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:07am

On Friday, Parliament adopted its position on the future EU Farm policy and for the upcoming talks with EU ministers.

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  • On Friday, Parliament adopted its position on the future EU Farm policy and for the upcoming talks with EU ministers.
  • This background note provides further information on:
    the measures that farmers should take to better protect the environment,
    how to distribute EU funds more fairly,
    how to help farmers on the ground by providing targeted advice,
    who should get EU-funded direct payments,
    how much flexibility national governments will have in transferring EU money,
    how to better prepare farmers to cope with future crises,
    what rules will change regarding the wine sector,
    whether meat-related terms can be applied to plant-based products, and
    how to better control compliance with EU rules while cutting red tape.

Press release - A greener, fairer, and more robust EU farm policy

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:07am

MEPs on Friday adopted their position on the post-2022 EU farm policy reform.

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  • MEPs on Friday adopted their position on the post-2022 EU farm policy reform.
  • Moving towards a performance-based policy MEPs endorsed a policy shift that should better tailor the EUs farm policy to the needs of individual member states but they insist on maintaining a level playing field across the Union.
  • National governments should draft strategic plans, which the Commission will endorse, specifying how they intend to implement EU objectives on the ground.
  • The Commission would be checking their performance, not only their compliance with EU rules.
  • Promoting better environmental performance of EU farms The objectives of strategic plans shall be pursued in line with the Paris Agreement, MEPs say.
  • Parliament strengthened mandatory climate and environmentally-friendly practices, the so-called conditionality, that each farmer must apply to get direct support.
  • Higher sanctions for repeated breaches and EU complaints mechanism Parliament wants to increase sanctions for those who repeatedly fail to comply with EU requirements (e.g.
  • Background The last reform of the EU farm policy, established in 1962, dates back to 2013.

INVESTOR ALERT: Kirby McInerney LLP Continues Investigation of Shareholder Claims Against Interface, Inc.

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:25pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against Interface, Inc. (Interface or the Company) (NASDAQ: TILE ).

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against Interface, Inc. (Interface or the Company) (NASDAQ: TILE ).
  • Kirby McInerney LLP is a New York-based plaintiffs law firm concentrating in securities, antitrust, whistleblower, and consumer litigation.
  • Additional information about the firm can be found at Kirby McInerney LLPs website: http://www.kmllp.com .
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

GETTING STRONGER EVERY DAY: YMCA invites you to join free challenge to reenergize spirit, mind and body

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:40pm

The YMCA of Pawtucket, with locations in Pawtucket, Lincoln and Woonsocket, invites all in the community to participate in a free six-week STRONG challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and body.

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  • The YMCA of Pawtucket, with locations in Pawtucket, Lincoln and Woonsocket, invites all in the community to participate in a free six-week STRONG challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and body.
  • "Now, more than ever before we need to recharge and refocus," said YMCA of Pawtucket CEO Charlie Clifford.
  • "It's the perfect time to take back our lives, reenergize, achieve goals, feel better and stronger," added Clifford.
  • The YMCA of Pawtucket is comprised of five branches across the state: Pawtucket Family YMCA and Heritage Park YMCA Early Learning Center in Pawtucket, MacColl YMCA in Lincoln, Westwood YMCA in Coventry and Woonsocket YMCA.

Armanino Named Salesforce.org Registered Partner

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:01pm

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP , one of the top 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., recently announced it was named a Salesforce.org Registered Partner for the Nonprofit sector.

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  • SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armanino LLP , one of the top 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., recently announced it was named a Salesforce.org Registered Partner for the Nonprofit sector.
  • Salesforce.org customers who partner with Armanino benefit from the Nonprofit Cloud and Education Cloud, specialized versions of Salesforce to deliver value and success across these domains.
  • We are pleased to become a Salesforce.org Registered Partner and excited that our substantial work and deep expertise in the Nonprofit industry and the Salesforce ecosystem is recognized, said Tom Mescall, partner-in-charge of consulting at Armanino.
  • Both Armanino and Salesforce recognize the importance of nonprofit organizations and giving, each investing in their own charitable giving arms the Armanino Foundation and Salesforce.org.

AHAM Honors Top Home Appliance Industry Leaders

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:48pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Home Appliance Industry Achievement Awards.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Home Appliance Industry Achievement Awards.
  • Dick Topping, Senior Consultant, P.E., Sub-Zero Group, Inc., received AHAM's Home Appliance Industry Achievement Award, which recognizes exceptional service by AHAM members and is the premier achievement bestowed by AHAM upon a member.
  • Topping has long been a significant contributor to AHAM, serving on numerous committees and chairing the HRF-1 Task Force and HRF-1 Revision Task Force.
  • Andy Chinmulgund, Founder and CEO, Bruviti, Inc., received AHAM's Gordon Stauffer Liston Durden Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes significant contributions, by virtue of longevity and quality of service, to AHAM and the home appliance industry.