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NEW YORK-Tuesday, March 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grassi & Co. continues to invest in the Compliance and Regulatory Consulting space and is proud to announce the affiliation of COMPASS-Regulatory and Compliance Advisers—led by Gary Swiman as its President, and Larry Wagner, its Managing Director. The practice will be based out of Grassi & Co.’s Manhattan office.

Prior to joining Grassi & Co., Gary has held CCO and senior regulatory positions at major broker-dealers as well as large international asset managers. Gary also served as a partner and head of regulatory and compliance services at two top 30 accounting firms. Gary has more than 25 years of experience implementing compliance programs for hedge funds, private equity funds, registered investment advisers, investment banks and broker-dealers. He works with financial industry clients to navigate evolving regulatory requirements, and works closely with clients, law firms a ... Read more »

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Leading developer set to support awareness of surging interest in Dubai’s property market by exhibiting at this week’s Dubai Property Show in Shanghai

Shanghai, China.-Sunday, March 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Leading developer The First Group is showcasing the unrivalled opportunities in Dubai’s property market to Chinese investors at this week’s Dubai Property Show in Shanghai.

The British-owned firm, which is one of Dubai’s most respected international hotel & property developers, is presenting its portfolio of more than a dozen existing and up-and-coming UAE-based properties at the event.

Best known for its collection of highly popular aparthotels in Dubai, The First Group has more recently forged a successful path developing landmark, upscale hotels in the emirate.

The First Group currently has four hotel properties under development in Dubai, which will be managed by world-class operators and corporate par ... Read more »

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulators from around the world are set to attend the fifth annual Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit, to continue discussions on effective spectrum management and the role of dynamic spectrum access in enabling new connectivity solutions.

The Summit, which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 9-11 May 2017, will welcome regulators from around the world, including:

    Mr. Pakamile Kayalethu Pongwana, CEO, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
    Hon. Hector Huici, Secretary of Communications and Information Technologies, The Ministry of Communications, Argentina
    Dr. Martha Liliana Suárez Peñaloza, Director, Agência Nacional del Espectro (ANE), Colombia
    Dr. Agostinho Linhares, Manager, Spectrum, Orbit and Broadcasting Division, Agência Nacional de Telec ... Read more »

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Collaboration seeks to establish technologies for the creation of a Smart Mobility Society

TOKYO-Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toyota Motor Corporation (Head Office: Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan; President and Representative Director: Akio Toyoda; “Toyota”) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Hiroo Unoura; “NTT”) have agreed to collaborate on developing, verifying, and standardizing technology in the connected car field, combining the automotive vehicle-related technologies of Toyota with the information and communication technologies (ICT) of NTT Group companies.

1. Aims of the Collaboration

Toyota and the NTT Group, sharing their technologies, knowledge and expertise, and making use of Big Data obtained from automotive vehicles, will carry out joint research and development of technologies necessary for solving various issues ... Read more »

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its global growth with the opening of a new restaurant in Morocco. Papa John’s is known worldwide for its BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand promise and will now bring Better Pizza to Casablanca, Morocco. Following Egypt & Tunisia, Morocco will be only the third country in Africa to boast a Papa John’s franchise.

Moroccan-based Planet Pizza Inc. has the exclusive development rights for the Papa John’s brand in the country and plans to build 20 stores in Morocco. “We are honored to be a part of bringing Papa John’s to Morocco. There is a strong demand here for high-quality pizzas and friendly service,” said Mr. Bensouda, CEO of Planet Pizza. “Papa John’s fresh, never frozen hand-tossed original dough, fresh-packed tomato sauce and cheese made from high-quality mozzarella make ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the acquisition of the freehold ownership of the Pharmaceutical Product Development (“PPD”) laboratories campus (The Property”), located in the university town of Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

The 233,694 sq ft property consists of two parcels and is 100% leased to PPD with 11.5 years remaining. PPD is a world-leading contract research organization (CRO) providing chemistry, manufacturing and controls lab services for all phases of drug development.  PPD is the fifth largest player in the world in the fragmented CRO industry with around 6 percent market share. The subject property is PPD’s only mission-critical location in the US for its  Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) bu ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced a collaborative agreement with Verizon (NYSE: VZ) aimed at driving the overall development of Ultra HD delivery solutions for Verizon Fios subscribers throughout the U.S.

Verizon is among a recent wave of multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) evaluating the SES satellite-based Ultra HD solution during milestone trials aimed at accelerating Ultra HD home delivery.

As part of the collaboration, Verizon will receive and test content from SES’s pre-packaged Ultra HD platform, which combines a growing lineup of Ultra HD channels and reception equipment in a cost-effective service delivered over scalable satellite capacity.

SES’s managed Ultra HD platform is delivered over dedicated satellite bandwidth, which provides a much higher quality viewer experience compared to current Internet-delivered 4K offeri ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Monday, March 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU).

The delegation consisted of Dr. Ghalib Al Rifai and Dr. Turki Obaidat, and Dr. Sultan Abu Oraibi, secretary general of the AARU, who was also guest of honor at the university’s graduation ceremony in June 2015.

During their visit, they met with AURAK’s senior management, including Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president, the vice presidents, deans, directors and managers, in order to explain the AARU’s vision and strategic goals.

In the current political and social climate, Dr. Abu Oraibi focused his talk on the importance of fostering cross-cultural understanding, emphasizing that a university education is highly formative in a young person’s development.

Through the AARU, he stated, “I cannot ... Read more »

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