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Firm, Staff and Clients to Contribute Directly and Organize Support Through Dedicated Trading Day on Wednesday, September 11

NEW YORK & HONG KONG & LONDON-Tuesday 10 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jefferies announced today that the firm and its staff will contribute to the relief efforts to assist those in the Bahamas suffering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian and will offer investors around the world the opportunity to join these efforts.

First, Jefferies will donate all net trading commissions on Wednesday, September 11 from U.S., European and Asia equity, fixed income and foreign exchange trading. Second, Jefferies as a firm will donate $1 million itself directly. Finally, all 3,656 employees worldwide will be given the opportunity to donate to the relief effort their salary for the day on Wednesday. These contributions will be allocated to a series of charities with the goal of quickly getting funds to relief ... Read more »

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Aptorum Group Announces the Development of Microbiome Drug Candidate Targeting Obesity and Repurposed Drug Candidates Targeting Neuroblastoma

NEW YORK-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM) (“Aptorum Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics to address global unmet medical needs, announces the development of two preclinical drug candidates which target obesity and neuroblastoma, respectively. ... Read more »

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 New solutions to power the cloud-scale era with intelligent automation and orchestration, cloud-based video services and direct satellite connectivity to Microsoft Azure


LUXEMBOURG-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES today announced plans to deliver new Microsoft Azure-based media services for broadcasters, and connect enterprise and government sites in remote, rural and underserved locations to Azure.

These solutions are part of SES’s strategy to transform satellite and ground networks for the cloud-scale era, helping the world’s leading satellite operator to fulfil its commitment to operate an open and software-defined environment in which satellite-enabled networks and services are a seamless extension of the global communications ecosystem. Another part of this strategy was realised in August 2019 when SES announced it would be the first satellite operator to implement Open Network Automation Plat ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), announced the launch of the Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX).

Established by ADFD, ADEX aims to support the national economy and enhance its competitiveness through the provision of financing and guarantees to overseas buyers from the public and private sectors seeking to import goods and services from the UAE. ADEX also aspires to contribute to raising the volume of national exports and facilitate entry into new markets. In addition to boosting national exports, ADEX aims to manage accompanying trade risks.

Highlighting the UAE’s top ranking across multiple global economic indicators, HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of ADFD&rs ... Read more »

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Global clinical programme is the first to study this severely ill patient population, who are typically excluded from antidepressant treatment studies

BEERSE, Belgium-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced positive results from two pivotal Phase 3 clinical studies (ASPIRE I & II) to evaluate the efficacy and safety of esketamine nasal spray in addition to comprehensive standard of care (SOC) in adult patients with major depressive disorder who have active suicidal ideation with intent. These studies were presented at the 32nd European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), taking place September 7–10 in Copenhagen.

The double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, multicentre studies both met their respective primary efficacy endpoint, which was a reduction in depressive symptoms at 24 hours after the first dose, as measured by the Montgomery-Åsberg ... Read more »

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Long-term innovation partners team up to launch seven Medium Earth Orbit satellites onboard Falcon 9, dramatically scaling proven O3b low-latency, high-performance connectivity services

LUXEMBOURG-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it has selected SpaceX as a launch partner to deliver its next-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellation into space on board Falcon 9 rockets from Cape Canaveral. The two companies have disrupted the industry in ... Read more »

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Company Taps Top Executive for Strategic Leadership Role

NEW YORK-Thursday 5 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) announced today that Deirdre Stanley has been appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective October 28, 2019. Ms. Stanley will jointly report to William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer. She will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

As Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Ms. Stanley will be responsible for The Estée Lauder Companies’ (ELC) Legal organization globally. She will act as a strategic advisor to the organization and to ELC’s Board of Directors on complex global legal issues and the company’s business interests going forward. In this critical role, she will lead the company’s legal strategy, practices, and policies globally. Ms. Stanley will act as a key partner ... Read more »

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Multi-year agreement to drive innovative experiences for fans, including Ultra Reality Viewing technology to be prototyped at games this fall

NEW YORK-Thursday 5 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Major League Baseball (MLB) and NTT, a global technology and business solutions leader, have partnered on a multi-year technology partnership. NTT is the first Japan based information technology company to be named an official MLB partner in the United States. The announcement was made today at MLB Headquarters in New York by Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and NTT President and Chief Executive Officer Jun Sawada.

This unique collaboration will explore and leverage the most advanced technology platforms, highlighted by NTT’s Ultra Reality Viewing (URV), to create new experiences for baseball fans. Also, as “Official MLB Fan Experience Partner for Ultra Reality Viewing” and “Title Sponsor of MLB Network Ballpark Cam ... Read more »

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