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Trafigura's Petrzilka declined to comment on how much the company is paying for the Nexen business, or on the size of Trafigura's business in Western Canada. He said, however, the deal does not include Nexen's contract to market bitumen royalty barrels ...
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Risky Business: Don't put your money in unsustainable fishing
Greenpeace wants to make bankers and investors aware of this new reality, which is why we're publishing Risky Business - Why Smart Investors Must Avoid Unsustainable Seafood Operations; to show how sweeping changes to the European Union's ...
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U.S. Antitrust Lawyers Said Leaning Against Comcast Deal
Furthermore, officials at the antitrust division and the Federal Communications Commission, which is also reviewing the deal, aren't negotiating with Comcast about conditions to the merger that would resolve concerns, such as selling parts of its ...
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Business of the Month: Blount Concrete
The Moultrie Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently named Blount & Sons Concrete Finishing its April Business of the Month. Blount & Sons Concrete Finishing, located at 401 Second St. N.E., has been locally owned and operated by Dorothy “Dot” ...
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Deval Patrick takes investing role at Bain Capital
Deval Patrick is joining the Boston investment giant Bain Capital, where the former governor will start a new line of business, directing investments in companies that produce profits but also have a positive impact on social problems. Patrick, a ...
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IBM's new healthcare prescription: a standalone business unit
IBM says each person generates one million gigabytes of health-related data across his or her lifetime, the equivalent of more than 300 million books. IBM launched the new Watson Health business unit to help patients, physicians, researchers and ...
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Russian innovators from the Emvio project, citing the March 24th GermanWings crash, have proposed Lufthansa and other leading airlines to use wearables to increase safety
Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) April 02, 2015
According to the results of the investigation The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an aircraft ... had been treated in the past for suicidal tendencies (ABC News, Australia, 31 March 2015). I.e. the cause of the crash of Flight 4U 9525 was the inadequate mental condition of the co-pilot. This tragedy has exposed a critical problem: the lack of control of the emotional and psychological state of the flight crew. This is a problem when passengers entrust their lives to the actions of one person.
The Russian developers of the Emvio smartwatch have sent a letter to the company Lufthansa, as well as a number of major carriers, with a proposal to improve the safety of air traffic through continuous monitoring of the level of stress pilots and crew members.
Russian-Canadian biomedical startup Darta Systems has developed over the past two years a technique for continuous stress measurement by analyzing heart rate variability. This technology is embodied in their Emvio wearable device. This watch could inform the owner or, in this case, persons responsible for the flight when pilots begin to experience increased stress for a long time at a high level. Chronic stress depletes the body's resources and leads to a deterioration of reflexes, well-being, and mental state; it is important to recognize stress at an early stage.
After the company announced its Kickstarter campaign (http://kck.st/1DwOl1w), they have received a lot of feedback from people who supported the project to consider the application of the technology embodied in Emvio, on air transport. Emvio developers hope airline authorities will react to their proposal, and if there is enough interest, the Emvio can be fine-tuned to the specific requirements of the airline industry.
About Darta Systems: Darta Systems is a biomedical start-up with offices in Ottawa and Moscow that has been working on Emvio for 2 years now. Their research team is composed of both established biomedical engineers and doctoral candidates from the Ryazan State Radio Engineering and Ryazan State Medical Universities. CEO Valery Kuryshev is the co-creator of the Emvio Watch; before Emvio, he managed biomedical engineering businesses for eight years and earlier was a key player in developing other biofeedback devices. This is their first Kickstarter campaign. More information about EMVIO can be found on their homepage.
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Gaithersburg, Maryland (PRWEB) March 12, 2015
PaymentVision, a leading provider of PCI-compliant electronic payment processing services, will host a free Introduction to Convenience Fees webinar designed to help managers of compliance, accounts receivables, and operations professionals learn about convenience fees. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT.
Laurie Nelson, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at PaymentVision, will lead a panel of leading industry professionals sharing information and tools to help business owners and compliance managers understand the practice of charging fees to offset transaction processing costs, the related disclosure requirements, and applicable card company rules.
Accepting convenience fees is an easy way to offset transaction processing costs, however the changes in regulation often make this one of the most misunderstood, stated Jim Phelan, Senior Vice President of Sales at PaymentVision. As an industry leader with over 20 years experience in providing innovative and compliant payment solutions, we are committed to helping business owners navigate the process of charging a convenience fee to offset transaction processing costs while ensuring compliance with Federal, state, industry licensing, ACH, and card network rules as applicable.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2015
The Chicago EB-5 Project Finance Forum hosted by Artisan Business Group Inc. is coming to downtown Chicago, Illinois on April 8th, 2015.
The all-day forum will focus on exploring and seeking alternative financing to fund and develop projects through EB-5 immigrant investors program. The EB-5 immigrant investor program was created in 1990 to encourage overseas investment into government-approved projects to help drive job creation within the US while providing opportunity for foreign nationals to become lawful permanent residents.
The Chicago Finance Forum will focus on how to effectively develop projects under the EB-5 regional center program. Everything you will learn at the forum is about effectively developing your own funding and capital raising strategies for your real estate projects EB-5 capital in China, the largest EB-5 market with abundant investment capital. Main topics include Chinese anti-corruption campaign's effects on EB-5 investor, Restrictions and challenges with fund transfers from China , Future trends with Chinese investor market, SEC enforcement's sweeping effects on current market practices, Trends with Direct EB-5 & EB-5 regional center program, Raising EB-5 capital in a crowded market and Verifying Chinese investor's source of fund and path of fund.
The one-day conference presented by Artisan Business Group will feature the most experienced EB-5 experts such as Brian Su of Artisan Business Group, Jeff Carr of Economic Policy Resources, Raymond Ku of Westlead Capital Group, Osvaldo F. Torres of Torres Law, Michael O. Brown of Retail Equity Partners Holding, and James Holz of Holz Law Group and Puzzle Box Academy.
Artisan Business Group is a US-China Market Entry Consultant focusing on connecting professionals from both countries in accomplishing their business goals. Come learn the keys to success in the international capital markets and gain invaluable knowledge on using alternative financing to fund EB-5 projects.
For more information regarding the event and registration, please visit: http://EB5NewsBlog.org
Mr. Tyler McKay
Artisan Business Group, Inc.