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Chiltern Acquires Japanese Clinical Research Organization Integrated Development Associates Co. Ltd. LONDON & WILMINGTON, N.C. & TOKYO -Wednesday, May 31st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chiltern, a leading global contract research organization, has acquired Integrated Development Associates Co. Ltd. (IDA), a CRO specializing in integrating Japan and Asia into global drug development. With staff based in Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia, IDA has extensive...

Takeda Showcases Broadened Oncology Portfolio Through Data Presentations at Upcoming Medical Meetings CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, May 31st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the company will feature new clinical analyses and outcomes research during three upcoming medical meetings: the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 2-6 in Chicago,...

Andersen Tax Achieves Another Legal Victory in Trademark Dispute SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, May 31st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Tax has achieved another legal victory in its determined and successful effort to protect the trademark rights in its iconic brand name, Andersen, in jurisdictions around the world. In a settlement agreement this week, the Brazilian firm, MP Cont Sociedade Simples...

Fintech Company Rubique Establishing its Mark in International Markets MUMBAI, India -Wednesday, May 31st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- By facilitating loan disbursement worth $200 mn & setup of over 35,000+ credit cards, Rubique is heading towards becoming a definitive fintech player in Indian online lending which has generated ~$3.5 mn revenue more than its series A funding. Rubique, the one-stop online...

A.M. Best Briefing: VAT Implementation Poses Significant Challenges for GCC Insurers LONDON -Wednesday, May 31st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Uncertainty persists as to when precisely Value Added Tax (VAT) will be introduced in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and the process surrounding a roll-out. However, given the fiscal pressures in the region, the introduction of taxation seems...

UAE-based Company Offers In-Depth Network Traffic Analysis To Discover Security Vulnerabilities That Can Threaten A... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, May 31st 2017 [ar]

The WannaCry ransomware made it clear that detecting and patching vulnerabilities of IT systems and conducting thorough network assessments are vital to ensure a company’s data security. Unfortunately, IT departments and managers are routinely swamped with time-consuming tasks and chores, from...

SOBHA Declared Top Brand for the 3rd Consecutive Year BANGALORE, India -Tuesday, May 30th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SOBHA Limited, India’s most admired and trusted real estate brand, has been declared the top brand of the Indian real estate sector for the 3rd consecutive year by the Brand X Report 2016-17, an annual study conducted by Track2Realty. This has been a rare accomplishment –...

World Bedwetting Day Steering Committee: New global guidelines call for more effective treatment for bedwetting, a... SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Tuesday, May 30th 2017 [ar]  

Bedwetting affects 1 in 15 seven year olds1 Boys are twice as likely to suffer as girls and the risk is 44% if one parent wet the bed and 77% if both did, suggesting a genetic link2 Bedwetting has a serious impact on self-esteem, emotional well-being, functioning and school/work...

Friends Provident International invests in Munich Re’s ALLFINANZ digital new business solution to streamline... DUBLIN -Tuesday, May 30th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Munich Re Automation Solutions Ltd., the leading provider of new business underwriting solutions to the life insurance industry, today announced that Friends Provident International (FPI) has become the latest international life insurance provider to implement the ALLFINANZ...

Phenomenal Changes to make Permanent Residency of Canada Faster and Easier Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, May 29th 2017 [ar]

For all those looking to settle and get permanent residency of Canada, there cannot be better times. The Canadian government seems to be committed in achieving the 3 lakh immigrants target for the country. Major changes in the immigration rules have been made in recent times to make Canadian...

KLAS report: InterSystems TrakCare Tops Global EMR Deployments CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Sunday, May 28th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The electronic medical record (EMR) technology from InterSystems has been deployed by more hospitals than any other vendor’s software during the past four years, according to a research report published today by the internationally recognized research organization KLAS....

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Africa 2017 LONDON -Saturday, May 27th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2017 Mobile 360 – Africa conference, which will take place 11 – 13 July 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Following the success of last year’s event, Mobile 360 –...

Lenovo Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016/17 Results  HONG KONG -Friday, May 26th 2017 [ar]

Good progress with new three-wave strategy in a year of transformation New end-to-end ownership model to help manage each business differently Fourth-Quarter revenue was US$9.6 billion; Full-Year revenue was US$43 billion Fourth-Quarter net income was US$107 million; Full-Year net...

IBC2017 Conference Programme Presents Keynote Sessions That Embrace the Diversifying Media Ecosystem LONDON -Friday, May 26th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC announces today details of keynote sessions for its forthcoming IBC2017 Conference, which runs from 14-18 September at the RAI in Amsterdam, starting a day ahead of the exhibition. Under this year’s theme of ‘Truth, Trust and Transformation’, keynote sessions will...

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Begins Scientific Review of Philip Morris International’s Modified Risk... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday, May 25th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On May 24, 2017, the US FDA published the executive summary and research summaries supporting Philip Morris International Inc.’s (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application for the company’s EHTP. In doing so, the agency announced that...

The Estée Lauder Companies Announces Global Brand Leadership Updates  NEW YORK -Thursday, May 25th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced global leadership updates for the following brands: Aveda, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Bumble and bumble. These brands are part of the portfolio led by Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Group President. The following changes are...

GCC Companies See Significant Rise in Fraud and Risk Incidents According to Kroll Global Fraud Report DUBAI -Thursday, May 25th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fraud, cyber, and security incidents are now the “new normal” for Gulf companies, according to the executives surveyed for the 2016/17 Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report1. The proportion of executives that reported their companies fell victim to fraud in the past...

Andersen Tax Makes Debut in Poland SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Tax is proud to announce its debut in Poland this week as the Polish member firm of Andersen Global, Taxperience, officially transitions its name to Andersen Tax. Including the location in Warsaw, Andersen Tax has a presence in more than 63 locations globally through...

IPF patients treated with OFEV® (nintedanib) versus placebo were twice as likely to have improved or... INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday, May 24th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the presentation of new analyses on the use of OFEV® (nintedanib) in treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) at the 2017 American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference. Abstracts presented at the conference support the established...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call PARIS -Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on July 21, 2017 to discuss the results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2017. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at...