Archive for November, 2015

Under Criticism, the Future of Investment Law is Uncertain—Global Forum in Brazil Explores the Implications

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IISD is holding the Ninth Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators on 16-18 November 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, together with the Government of Brazil and the South Centre. The focus of this year’s forum is “Investment Treaties in a State of Flux: Strategies and opportunities for developing countries.”
The forum will explore the [...]

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DDN Storage Awarded 18+ Petabyte Hyper-Converged Storage Contract at CEA Major French Government Research Site

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World Leading DDN SFA14KE Embedded Platform Selected for Analytics and Application Acceleration, Open Platform, File System Integration and Highest Flexibility at Scale
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – November 13, 2015
DataDirect Networks (DDN), DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world leader in high-performance, massively scalable storage, announced today the expansion of DDN’s long term relationship as a provider for CEA, [...]

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Massage Envy Raises $1.1 Million for the Arthritis Foundation

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Partnership underscores joint purpose to help those with arthritis overcome everyday battles
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 13, 2015) – Massage Envy announced today that its more than 1,100 franchises across the U.S. joined forces for the annual Healing Hands for Arthritis event raising $1,107,892 for the Arthritis Foundation. The partnership, now in its fifth year, is built [...]

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Home Prices Sustain Steady Growth in Most Metro Areas in Third Quarter

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WASHINGTON (November 12, 2015) — The encouraging lift–off in existing–home sales amidst ongoing inventory shortages kept home prices rising in most of the country during the third quarter, but overall price appreciation slowed to a healthier pace, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.
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Climate change sentiment could hit global investment portfolios in the short term

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A new report by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) reveals that global investment portfolios could lose up to 45 per cent as a consequence of short-term shifts in climate change sentiment.
No investor is immune from the risks posed by climate change, even in the short run
Jake Reynolds
The report, “Unhedgeable Risk: How [...]

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Agents Confiscate $617K of Heroin on I-15

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TEMECULA, Calif. — Leveraging a defense-in-depth enforcement posture, San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a 46-year-old woman Thursday who had 31 pounds of heroin hidden inside her car.
At approximately 9 a.m., agents on the Interstate 15 corridor conducted a vehicle stop on a 2006 Nissan Sentra near the Border Patrol checkpoint and conducted an [...]

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Pakistan on its Way to Growth Recovery: World Bank

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth will accelerate to 4.5 in the current fiscal year and to 4.8 percent in FY2016/17, supported by strong services growth and a slight improvement in the industry sector, says World Bank’s newreport, “Pakistan Development Update”, launched today at the Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad.
The report discusses the important improvements of the [...]

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Allera Capital Aims at £250m with China Income & Growth trust launch

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Allera Capital the Global Asset Management firm is about to launch a new China Income & Growth trust to be run by its senior fund managers.
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Singapore., November 11, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) – Allera expects to raise £250m for the portfolio with plans to have the trust trading on the stock exchange by April 2016.
It is [...]

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From Candle Making Hobby to Community Hero, Infusionsoft Celebrates Thriving Small Business

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(Chandler, Ariz. – November 11, 2015) In celebration of Small Business Saturday and Shop Small, Infusionsoft is highlighting successful modern small businesses that are profoundly impacting the world. Milkhouse Candles is an example of how a small hobby can turn into a thriving small business that is positively impacting their local community.
From pastime hobby to [...]

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All Removals London launches Student Removals services to Welcome the New Academic Year

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London, UK – November 10, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) – Today, All Removals London, an established leader in moving services in the United Kingdom, announced the launch of their new service “Student Removals”. This service specifically targets students by making the removals more affordable (with 15% discount over the standard price) and better adapted to the [...]

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