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The ESAs launch first recruitments to set up DORA joint oversight team

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

The ESAs launch first recruitments to set up DORA joint oversight team

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  • The ESAs launch first recruitments to set up DORA joint oversight team
    The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) today published three vacancy notices in the context of the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA).
  • This announcement comes as part of the establishment of a fully integrated team within the 3 ESAs (“joint oversight team”) to carry out the oversight of critical third-party providers (CTPPs) required by DORA.
  • Recruitment
    The joint oversight team will be led by 30 staff across the ESAs and will be complemented by experts from competent authorities.
  • Process
    The DORA framework introduces an oversight framework for critical ICT third party service providers.

ESAs to run voluntary dry run exercise to prepare industry for the next stage of DORA implementation

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

ESAs to run voluntary dry run exercise to prepare industry for the next stage of DORA implementation

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  • ESAs to run voluntary dry run exercise to prepare industry for the next stage of DORA implementation
    The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – the ESAs) today announced that they will launch in May the voluntary exercise for the collection of the registers of information of contractual arrangements on the use of ICT third-party service providers by the financial entities.
  • Under the Digital Operation Resilience Act (DORA) and starting from 2025, financial entities will have to maintain registers of information regarding their use of ICT third-party providers.
  • In this dry run exercise, this information will be collected from financial entities through their competent authorities and will serve as preparation for the implementation and reporting of registers of information under DORA.
  • Workshop
    To provide more information regarding the dry run exercise, the ESAs invite financial entities to take part in an introductory workshop on 30 April 2024 from 10:00 to 12:00.

ESAs consult on technical standards for joint examination teams under DORA

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

ESAs consult on technical standards for joint examination teams under DORA

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  • ESAs consult on technical standards for joint examination teams under DORA
    The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – the ESAs) launched today a public consultation on the draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the conduct of oversight activities in relation to the joint examination teams under the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA).
  • The proposed technical standards take into account the high technical complexity of the oversight activities and the scarce availability of the expertise needed to perform them.
  • Legal basis, background and next steps
    These draft technical standards have been developed in accordance with Article 41(1) point (c) of DORA (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554).
  • The ESAs expect to submit these draft technical standards to the European Commission by 17 July 2024.

ALSO Holding AG: thirteenth consecutive dividend increase

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

In the spirit of the circular economy, the company provides all services from provision to remanufacturing from a single source.

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  • In the spirit of the circular economy, the company provides all services from provision to remanufacturing from a single source.
  • With the guiding principle "execution - following the rules of art", the group is a pioneer in execution-oriented corporate development.
  • In recent years Droege Group has successfully positioned itself in domestic and international markets and operates in 30 countries.
  • The Group accepts no responsibility for updating these forward-looking statements or adapting them to future events or developments.

EQS-News: XTPL strengthens its presence in the USA

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

XTPL will deliver the Delta Printing System (DPS) device to a new client based in California in Q2 2024.

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  • XTPL will deliver the Delta Printing System (DPS) device to a new client based in California in Q2 2024.
  • The XTPL technology will be used in work on packaging for integrated microelectronic devices.
  • XTPL's broader activity in the USA is supported by Urs Berger, Managing Director for North America.
  • Before joining XTPL, he held key management roles at Optomec in the United States and Switzerland with a responsibility for Business Development.

HUB Cyber Security Acquires QPoint Technologies, Advancing its Plans for a Secured Data Fabric Ecosystem

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

Following this acquisition HUB holds 100% of QPoint.

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  • Following this acquisition HUB holds 100% of QPoint.
  • This acquisition is strategically aligned with HUB’s mission to establish a leading global secure data fabric ecosystem.
  • Established in 2009, QPoint comprises five subsidiaries and provides solutions and consulting across various verticals, including innovative data management and security solutions.
  • Noah Hershcoviz, CEO of HUB, declared, "Acquiring QPoint is not just a transaction; it's a strategic move deeply embedded in our long-term vision.

ValGenesis Announces Contrader as New Implementation Partner for Italy

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

ValGenesis and Contrader offer innovative, end-to-end digital solutions that help life sciences companies meet stringent regulatory requirements on their Industry 4.0 journey.

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  • ValGenesis and Contrader offer innovative, end-to-end digital solutions that help life sciences companies meet stringent regulatory requirements on their Industry 4.0 journey.
  • Contrader will implement and manage ValGenesis’ digital validation tools, including the industry-leading ValGenesis VLMS and VLMS Express , a simplified cloud-based digital validation solution for startups and midsized companies.
  • “Contrader is a key technology enabler and a reliable partner for the entire R&D platform.
  • Combining Contrader’s expertise with ValGenesis' cutting-edge offerings positions us well to navigate and overcome the complexities of digital transformation.

Prudential Digital Transformation Strategy Analysis Report 2024: Innovation Programs, Technology Initiatives, Estimated ICT Budget, and Major ICT Contracts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

This report provides insight into Prudential's fintech activities, including its digital transformation strategies, its innovation programs, its technology initiatives, its estimated ICT budget, and its major ICT contracts.

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  • This report provides insight into Prudential's fintech activities, including its digital transformation strategies, its innovation programs, its technology initiatives, its estimated ICT budget, and its major ICT contracts.
  • Through its subsidiaries, the group provides retirement benefits and insurance coverage for various risks such as illness, death, and critical life events.
  • Prudential is collaborating with a range of technology companies to streamline its operations and improve its customer service through digital solutions.
  • As part of its digital transformation, Prudential launched a health and wellbeing app called Pulse.

Accenture to Acquire CLIMB to Expand Technology Capabilities

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire CLIMB , a technology services provider specializing in system integration, IT infrastructure management and operations, primarily in the Gunma Prefecture.

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  • Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire CLIMB , a technology services provider specializing in system integration, IT infrastructure management and operations, primarily in the Gunma Prefecture.
  • The acquisition of CLIMB brings more critical skills for global organizations in Japan to navigate technology change.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240407207945/en/
    Accenture has agreed to acquire CLIMB, a technology services provider specializing in system integration, IT infrastructure management and operations, primarily in the Gunma Prefecture.
  • Accenture’s investment in CLIMB will also enable local teams to continue to revitalize the local ICT (Information Communication Technology) industry.

Huawei launches Europe Enterprise Roadshow 2024 to accelerate industrial intelligence with green and digital technologies

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

The 2024 roadshow began its inaugural journey with stops in France and Spain and will visit 54 cities in 21 countries over the course of next three months.

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  • The 2024 roadshow began its inaugural journey with stops in France and Spain and will visit 54 cities in 21 countries over the course of next three months.
  • "The European Enterprise Roadshow 2024 is a strong manifestation of our unwavering commitment to innovation and technological excellence," said Willi Song, President, Huawei European Enterprise Business.
  • In this year's edition, Huawei is looking at how the convergence of green and digital transition drives the sustainable development of European industries.
  • Among key technologies on show will be Datacom for which Huawei was named Leader in the 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ in Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure.