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

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:00am

The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against PlayAGS, Inc. (PlayAGS or the Company) (NYSE: AGS ).

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  • The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against PlayAGS, Inc. (PlayAGS or the Company) (NYSE: AGS ).
  • This investigation concerns whether PlayAGS has violated federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices.
  • Kirby McInerney LLP is a New York-based plaintiffs law firm concentrating in securities, antitrust, and whistleblower litigation.
  • Additional information about the firm can be found at Kirby McInerney LLPs website: www.kmllp.com .

UN Global Compact Network USA Seeks Professionals Committed To Advancing Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:24am

PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Newswise-- As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers program, Global Compact Network USA today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Newswise-- As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers program, Global Compact Network USA today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
  • Later this year, the Network will recognize an employee of a participating company as the Global Compact Network USA SDG Pioneer.
  • Global Compact Network USA welcomes the leadership of companies participating in the UN Global Compact to nominate their employees to the program and join them during the recognition that follows.
  • Launched in 2007, the Global Compact Network USA (GCNUSA) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact.

2020 World Economic Forum Meeting: Welcome to the New Business Paradigm

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:50pm

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In January, the World Economic Forum (WEF) hosted its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

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  • SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In January, the World Economic Forum (WEF) hosted its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
  • This year, however, there was a new agenda: build a sustainability strategy for the future of business that implements the long-standing "stakeholder capitalism" missions of the World Business Academy and JUST Capital .
  • Following Business Roundtable's 2019 announcement outlining a new statement of purpose for corporations to serve all stakeholders, this meeting aimed to define stakeholder capitalism.
  • It's the biggest shift in business thinking since 1970 and poses revolutionary corollaries yet to be fully understood.

Academics and experts questioned on the level playing field

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:03am

What role do level playing field provisions play in trade agreements, and how do they compare to the EUs approach to negotiations with the UK?

Key Points: 
  • What role do level playing field provisions play in trade agreements, and how do they compare to the EUs approach to negotiations with the UK?
  • The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee will be exploring these and other questions with experts on international trade and labour standards.
  • The level playing field is emerging as a likely critical point in negotiations on the future relationship, with the Government and the Commission starting from opposite but equally strong positions.
  • The UK and EUs emerging negotiating positions on the level playing field appear to be at odds with each other.

Environment Secretary makes statement on flooding

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:02am

George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.

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  • George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.
  • 18 river gages across 15 rivers recorded the highest levels of wateron record, triggered by the two storms.
  • Over 1,000 Environment Agency staff per day have been deployed, with the assistance of around 80 military personnel.
  • He also thanked the emergency services, the Environment Agency, local councils and volunteers.

Environment Secretary makes statement on flooding

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:02am

George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.

Key Points: 
  • George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.
  • 18 river gages across 15 rivers recorded the highest levels of wateron record, triggered by the two storms.
  • Over 1,000 Environment Agency staff per day have been deployed, with the assistance of around 80 military personnel.
  • He also thanked the emergency services, the Environment Agency, local councils and volunteers.

Academics and experts questioned on the level playing field

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:01am

What role do level playing field provisions play in trade agreements, and how do they compare to the EUs approach to negotiations with the UK?

Key Points: 
  • What role do level playing field provisions play in trade agreements, and how do they compare to the EUs approach to negotiations with the UK?
  • The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee will be exploring these and other questions with experts on international trade and labour standards.
  • The level playing field is emerging as a likely critical point in negotiations on the future relationship, with the Government and the Commission starting from opposite but equally strong positions.
  • The UK and EUs emerging negotiating positions on the level playing field appear to be at odds with each other.

Article - Sassoli: Parliament won’t accept just any long-term budget agreement

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 8:01pm

Sassoli was speaking at the start of an EU Council aimed at finding an agreement between member states on the EUs next long-term budget.

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  • Sassoli was speaking at the start of an EU Council aimed at finding an agreement between member states on the EUs next long-term budget.
  • The budget for 2021-2027 will be the first since the UK left the EU.
  • He told the heads of state and government that Parliament was prepared to reject any agreement that did not give the EU the means to address the many challenges it faces.
  • Any agreement can only come into effect if approved by the Parliament.

Greater Orlando 2026 FIFA World Cup Pursuit Partners Launch Website

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:06pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Orlando 2026 FIFA World Cup Pursuit Partners (GO26) Greater Orlando Sports Commission, City of Orlando, Orange County and Orlando City Soccer Club announced today their official website launch dedicated to the 2026 FIFA World Cup and Orlandos pursuit to become one of the selected host cities.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Orlando 2026 FIFA World Cup Pursuit Partners (GO26) Greater Orlando Sports Commission, City of Orlando, Orange County and Orlando City Soccer Club announced today their official website launch dedicated to the 2026 FIFA World Cup and Orlandos pursuit to become one of the selected host cities.
  • This new and evolving website will feature the latest FIFA World Cup news and updates, offer volunteer and engagement opportunities, and provide information and updates about Orlandos quest to secure 2026 FIFA World Cup host city status.
  • In June of 2018, FIFAs Member Associations voted to award the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the United Bid jointly submitted by the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • In 1994, we welcomed the FIFA World Cup to Orlando and we are thrilled for the opportunity to host again, said Jason Siegel, President and CEO of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission.

SIX FLAGS DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 in Six Flags Entertainment Corporation to Contact the Firm

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:22pm

v. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation et al., No.

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  • v. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation et al., No.
  • 20-cv-00346 was filed on February 12, 2020, and has been assigned to Judge Ed Kinkeade.
  • Six Flags also told investors that it expected weaker than anticipated quarterly revenue from its agreements with Riverside in 2019 and 2020.
  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP also encourages anyone with information regarding Six Flags conduct to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.