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New Moody's ESG Solutions Tool Helps Meet EU Taxonomy Requirements

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:06am

Moodys ESG Solutions today launched EU Taxonomy Alignment Screening, a new data solution to help market participants meet the disclosure requirements of the European Unions (EU) Taxonomy regulation.

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  • Moodys ESG Solutions today launched EU Taxonomy Alignment Screening, a new data solution to help market participants meet the disclosure requirements of the European Unions (EU) Taxonomy regulation.
  • EU Taxonomy Alignment Screening is the latest addition to our suite of regulatory data solutions, which help market participants navigate regulatory requirements, create innovative financial products, and support efforts to build a more sustainable economy.
  • The EU Taxonomy provides a first-of-its-kind classification system for identifying environmentally sustainable activities, and is an important tool to help ensure that Europe can meet its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement.
  • Moodys ESG Solutions Group is a business unit of Moodys Corporation serving the growing global demand for ESG and climate insights.

DBRS Morningstar: Italy's Recovery Plan Expected To Improve Human Capital

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:45am

Strengthening human capital is one of the key factors underpinning an improvement in Italy's economic outlook.

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  • Strengthening human capital is one of the key factors underpinning an improvement in Italy's economic outlook.
  • This expenditure, including the reforms attached, will likely have a direct and indirect impact on both the demand and the supply of human capital.
  • The DBRS Morningstar group of companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc. 2021 DBRS Morningstar.
  • The information upon which DBRS Morningstar ratings and other types of credit opinions and reports are based is obtained by DBRS Morningstar from sources DBRS Morningstar believes to be reliable.

Skrill USA Enhances Digital Wallet for iGaming

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

Skrill USA , the digital wallet from leading specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), today unveiled a major product revamp to make it easier and faster than ever to wager online with iGaming brands.

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  • Skrill USA , the digital wallet from leading specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), today unveiled a major product revamp to make it easier and faster than ever to wager online with iGaming brands.
  • Paul Jardon, CEO and CFO of Skrill USA, Inc., said: Were excited to roll-out a major product upgrade for our digital wallet.
  • 1 The Skrill Visa Prepaid Card is issued by Community Federal Savings Bank, member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa USA Inc.
    Skrill USA has been making digital payments simple, secure and quick since 2001.
  • The assets, liabilities, and results of operations of Skrill USA are consolidated in Paysafe Limiteds consolidated financial statements; however, Paysafe Limited has no direct equity ownership in Skrill USA.

Worldpay from FIS Named Crypto AM’s Crypto Payment Service Provider of the Year

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

Financial technology leader Worldpay from FIS (NYSE: FIS) has been named the Crypto Payment Service Provider of the year by City AM at the Crypto AM Awards.

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  • Financial technology leader Worldpay from FIS (NYSE: FIS) has been named the Crypto Payment Service Provider of the year by City AM at the Crypto AM Awards.
  • The annual Crypto AM awards recognizes key contributors and companies that are helping to grow the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
  • FIS merchant solutions, Worldpay from FIS, is one of 14 category winners in this years Crypto AM awards.
  • Its exciting to be recognized for our innovative solutions and services in the crypto industry, said Gabriel de Montessus, Head of international Merchant Solutions, Worldpay from FIS.

Fortanix Simplifies Compliance with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Guidelines for Tokenisation of User Card Data

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:23am

Fortanix Inc. , the data-first multicloud security company, today announced that businesses operating in India that store payment information and user card data can now quickly comply with the latest Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines using Fortanix Data Security Manager (DSM) to tokenise and secure card data.

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  • Fortanix Inc. , the data-first multicloud security company, today announced that businesses operating in India that store payment information and user card data can now quickly comply with the latest Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines using Fortanix Data Security Manager (DSM) to tokenise and secure card data.
  • The Reserve Bank of India updated its tokenisation guidelines on 7 October 2021 effectively prohibiting merchants from storing actual card data beyond 31 December 2021.
  • The RBI guidelines mandate new, stronger security requirements for card data, calling out tokenisation as a recommended security strategy.
  • Fortanix DSM makes it simpler and easier for anyone who stores payment information and card data to keep that data secure as they protect their customers.

NewHold Investment Corp. II Announces Pricing of $175 Million Initial Public Offering

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:21am

NewHold Investment Corp. II (the Company) announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.

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  • NewHold Investment Corp. II (the Company) announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.
  • Cabrera Capital Markets LLC, Maxim Group LLC, Siebert Williams Shank, and AmeriVet Securities are acting as co-managers of the offering.
  • The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,625,000 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.
  • This press release contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements, including with respect to the initial public offering and search for an initial business combination.

Shift4 Payments Announces Date of Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:56pm

Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), the leader in integrated payment processing solutions, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2021 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

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  • Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), the leader in integrated payment processing solutions, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2021 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
  • Management will also host a conference call on the day of the release (November 10, 2021) at 8:30 am ET to discuss the results.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020006125/en/
    To register for this conference call, please use this link .
  • The conference call will also be webcast live through Shift4 Payments investor relations website at https://investors.shift4.com/overview/default.aspx .