Organizations

The Radio Television Digital News Association Announces 2021 News Leadership Conference

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:55pm

Washington, DC, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is excited to announce RTDNA21 , a news leadership retreat unlike any youve been to before designed to help attendees grow into stronger leaders both within and outside of the newsroom.

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  • Washington, DC, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is excited to announce RTDNA21 , a news leadership retreat unlike any youve been to before designed to help attendees grow into stronger leaders both within and outside of the newsroom.
  • This one-of-a-kind conference will take place in-person in Denver, Colo. on Sept. 23-24, 2021.
  • When approaching our annual conference this year, we listened to what our members said they wanted in a post-pandemic world in terms of professional development, said RTDNA executive director Dan Shelley.
  • The conference will include an opening night reception at Dazzle Jazz & Blues, fitness classes and a bar tour to facilitate learning in relaxing environments.

IACTA Pharmaceuticals Appoints Yogesh Bahl as Chief Financial Officer and Eric Carter, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

IACTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IACTA), an innovation leader in ophthalmic therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Yogesh Bahl as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Eric Carter, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

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  • IACTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IACTA), an innovation leader in ophthalmic therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Yogesh Bahl as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Eric Carter, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
  • All told, I believe IACTA has the right team in place to bring these much-needed ophthalmic innovations to the underserved patients who need them.
  • Yogesh Bahl brings over 25 years of pharmaceutical experience in strategy, finance, accounting, audit, and risk management.
  • Prior to Allergan, Dr. Carter served as Chief Science Officer, Head of R&D and Chief Medical Officer of King Pharmaceuticals from 2007 until the company was acquired by Pfizer in 2011.

Italian and Rwandan leaders join urgent call to transform world's food systems as UN Food Systems Pre-Summit gets under way

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:03pm

ROME, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame led calls for countries to make bold commitments to transforming their food systems during opening day remarks at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit.

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  • ROME, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame led calls for countries to make bold commitments to transforming their food systems during opening day remarks at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit.
  • UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres added: "The pandemic, which still assails us, has highlighted the links between inequality, poverty, food, disease and our planet."
  • "Food unites us all, as families, as communities, as cultures and as humanity," said UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.
  • "Now let's use it to unite around the urgency and the actions that are needed to transform our world by 2030."

GasLog Partners LP Declares Distributions on Series A, B and C Preference Units

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

GasLog Partners is a growth-oriented owner, operator and acquirer of LNG carriers.

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  • GasLog Partners is a growth-oriented owner, operator and acquirer of LNG carriers.
  • The Partnerships fleet consists of 15 LNG carriers with an average carrying capacity of approximately 158,000 cbm.
  • GasLog Partners is a publicly traded master limited partnership (NYSE: GLOP) but has elected to be treated as a C corporation for U.S. income tax purposes and therefore its investors receive an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 with respect to any distributions declared and received.
  • Visit GasLog Partners website at http://www.gaslogmlp.com.

Fraser Institute News Release: UN climate goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C contradicts expert advice; significant costs compared to estimated benefits

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:00am

At the Earth Day 2021 Summit, Canada declared its intent to reduce emissions to 40 to 45 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.

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  • At the Earth Day 2021 Summit, Canada declared its intent to reduce emissions to 40 to 45 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.
  • This action is based on the assertion in the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes (IPCC) 2018 Special Report on 1.5C Warming, which showed such measures would yield net benefits to society.
  • It argued that 2C warming would have bigger impacts than 1.5C, but it did not say that the policies to hit the lower target would be worth the cost.
  • Research by leading economists, including Nobel laureate William Nordhaus, has shown such policy targets fail standard cost-benefit tests, says Robert P. Murphy, senior fellow at the Fraser Institute and report co-author.

Good catch in joint actions targeting illegal fishing

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

In 2010 the European Union set up afour-year Policy Cycle

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  • In 2010 the European Union set up afour-year Policy Cycle

    to ensure greater continuity in the fight against serious international and organised crime.

  • In 2017 the Council of the EU decided to continue the EU Policy Cycle for the

    period.

  • It aims to tackle the most significant threats posed by organised and serious international crime to the EU.
  • Environmental crime

    is one of the priorities of the Policy Cycle.

Directorate change

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:30am

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.
  • Ms. Brennan has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hibernia since January 2019.
  • This notification is made in accordance with paragraph 6.1.64 of the Listing Rules of Euronext Dublin and paragraph 9.6.11 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Capstead Mortgage Merger Investigation: Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Investigation into Whether the Sale of Capstead Mortgage Corporation is Fair to Shareholders; Investors are Encouraged to Contact the Firm – CMO

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:32pm

NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the sale of Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: CMO) to Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust, Inc. is fair to Capstead shareholders.

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  • NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the sale of Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: CMO) to Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust, Inc. is fair to Capstead shareholders.
  • On behalf of Capstead shareholders, Halper Sadeh LLP may seek increased consideration for shareholders, additional disclosures and information concerning the proposed transaction, or other relief and benefits.
  • Halper Sadeh LLP represents investors all over the world who have fallen victim to securities fraud and corporate misconduct.
  • Our attorneys have been instrumental in implementing corporate reforms and recovering millions of dollars on behalf of defrauded investors.

Medallia Merger Investigation: Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Medallia, Inc. is Fair to Shareholders; Investors are Encouraged to Contact the Firm – MDLA

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:53pm

NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the sale of Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA) to Thoma Bravo for $34.00 per share in cash is fair to Medallia shareholders.

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  • NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the sale of Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA) to Thoma Bravo for $34.00 per share in cash is fair to Medallia shareholders.
  • On behalf of Medallia shareholders, Halper Sadeh LLP may seek increased consideration for shareholders, additional disclosures and information concerning the proposed transaction, or other relief and benefits.
  • Halper Sadeh LLP represents investors all over the world who have fallen victim to securities fraud and corporate misconduct.
  • Our attorneys have been instrumental in implementing corporate reforms and recovering millions of dollars on behalf of defrauded investors.

MissionSquare Research Institute Finds Long-Term Growth in Postsecondary Education Staffing Despite Pandemic-Related Declines

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:10pm

The most significant declines were in local government, postsecondary employment, and office and administrative support positions.

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  • The most significant declines were in local government, postsecondary employment, and office and administrative support positions.
  • These findings are contained in a new research brief, Postsecondary Education Staffing, from MissionSquare Research Institute (formerly known as the Center for State and Local Government Excellence at ICMA-RC).
  • Authored by Gerald Young , Senior Research Analyst at MissionSquare Research Institute, the research follows a recent report with a comprehensive overview of the U.S. public service workforce , including state and local government, education, health care, and nonprofit organizations.
  • The MissionSquare Research Institute promotes excellence in state and local government and other public service organizations so they can attract and retain talented employees.