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Moody’s Analytics Earns #2 Overall Ranking in Chartis RiskTech100® NEW YORK -Saturday 21 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics is #2 in the 2021 Chartis RiskTech100® ranking of the world's top providers of risk management technology. This is our highest position ever after finishing #4 in each of the last two years. This press release features multimedia. View the full release...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Sales Agreement With Local Motors -Saturday 21 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors, a leading digital vehicle manufacturer that develops sustainable mobility solutions to empower communities around the world. Local Motors uses Velodyne’s lidar sensors to...

Visa Launches Research Center Committed to Promoting and Advancing Global Economic Equity and Inclusivity -Friday 20 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the launch of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute (VEEI), a center of excellence for research and public-private dialogue on payments policy, committed to promoting and advancing equitable economic empowerment of individuals, businesses...

Andersen Global Adds Additional Collaborating Firm in Barbados -Friday 20 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in Barbados with the addition of collaborating firm Tailored Tax Solutions, further exhibiting the organization’s commitment to building an exemplary practice in the Caribbean region. Founded in 2015, Tailored Tax Solutions is led by...

CSC Appoints Dan Fisher as Executive Vice President -Friday 20 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC, the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, announces that Dan Fisher, a corporate trust industry veteran with 35 years of experience, has joined its Global Financial Markets (GFM) division to lead CSC’s wholly owned subsidiary,...

Moody’s ESG Solutions Group Appoints Global Head of Climate Solutions -Friday 20 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s announced today that it has appointed Emilie Mazzacurati as Global Head of Moody’s Climate Solutions. In this newly-established role, Ms. Mazzacurati will oversee the climate solutions suite within Moody’s ESG Solutions Group, a new business unit formed earlier...

Egon Zehnder and Out Leadership Announce Partnership -Friday 20 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, and Out Leadership, the first and only global platform for CEOs and multinational companies to advocate for LGBTQ+ inclusion and equality, today announce a partnership aimed at promoting LGBTQ+ representation at senior...

Visa Expands Fast Track Program to Enable Next Generation of Fintechs to Rebuild the Global Economy -Thursday 19 November 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The COVID-19 pandemic has created major financial challenges for businesses and consumers alike. As money management becomes increasingly digital, fintechs play a pivotal role in helping to restore and rebuild the global economy. To provide increased support for the ecosystem,...

B2Broker Launches B2Margin White Label Margin Exchange Trading Platform -Thursday 19 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- B2Broker, a leading liquidity and technology provider of solutions to the Forex and crypto industry, has announced the launch of B2Margin, a white label margin exchange trading platform. Margin trading, long present in the Forex markets, is now hugely popular in the...

Acronis acquires Israel based CyberLynx, enhances Middle East cyber protection portfolio -Thursday 19 November 2020  

With the strengthening of UAE- Israel bilateral ties, the acquisition of Israel-based CyberLynx by cyber protection leader Acronis, strengthens the cyber protection offerings in the region. This acquisition marks Acronis’ third in the past year, which continues the company’s accelerated...

Bots answer over 62% of customer queries satisfactorily in a post-Covid world, reveals Verloop.io study -Thursday 19 November 2020  

Bots have been satisfactorily answering 62 per cent of customer queries in the e-commerce industry, reveals a new study conducted by the world’s leading customer support automation platform Verloop.io. This study becomes significant as it highlights the steady growth in the number of online...

PMI’s ESG Performance Recognized by the S&P Dow Jones Indices -Thursday 19 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been included for the first time in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, recognizing its exemplary sustainability performance. Moreover, for the third year in a row, PMI leads the industry in DJSI’s...

GLEIF Confirms J.P. Morgan as First Validation Agent in the Global LEI System -Thursday 19 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) today announces that J.P. Morgan has become the first Validation Agent in the Global LEI System. The Validation Agent Framework, announced by GLEIF in September 2020, enables financial institutions to improve their...

VFMCRP and Fresenius Kabi expand collaboration in nephrology in China with Veltassa® agreement ... -Thursday 19 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News: Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP) and Fresenius Kabi today announced an agreement to develop, register and distribute Veltassa® for the treatment of hyperkalemia in the People’s Republic of China. Under the agreement, Fresenius Kabi...

ABB Capital Markets Day 2020 -Thursday 19 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB will be hosting its Capital Markets Day today, November 19, starting 11.30 am CET, at which CEO, Björn Rosengren, and CFO, Timo Ihamuotila, as well as the four business area Presidents, will give an update on the recent strategic and operational developments,...

Amazon and Global Optimism Welcome Henkel and Signify to The Climate Pledge -Thursday 19 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced that Henkel has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050. Signify, which already achieved carbon neutrality earlier this year, is...

St. Lucia Offers ‘frictionless’ Virtual Citizenship Application Process -Wednesday 18 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The St. Lucia Citizenship-by-Investment Unit (CIU) has launched the Caribbean region’s first, and currently only, e-payment platform. It enables international investors and their families to apply for the island nation’s investment migration programme entirely online,...

Luxembourg Teams up with ESA to Create a Unique “European Space Resources Innovation Centre” to be... -Wednesday 18 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Luxembourg entered a strategic partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) to create a “European Space Resources Innovation Centre”, called ESRIC in abbreviated form. Unique of its kind, ESRIC aims to become an internationally recognised centre of expertise for...

Damen and Thales to Build the German MKS 180 Frigate of the Future -Wednesday 18 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Thales signed on November 17, 2020, the contract for the delivery and full integration of Thales’s Mission and Combat System for the four MKS 180 class frigates contracted by the German Navy. The system will be designed by Damen and...

Wipro’s Annual State of Cybersecurity Report Finds Increasing Adoption of AI in Cybersecurity to Tackle Advanced... -Wednesday 18 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today released its annual State of Cybersecurity Report (SOCR) that presents changing perspectives of cybersecurity globally. The...