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OSHKOSH, Wis.-Wednesday 14 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the Belgium Ministry of Defence has awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract for 322 Oshkosh Defense Command and Liaison Vehicles (CLV) for the Belgium Defence Forces.

The Belgian CLV is the proven Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) platform from Oshkosh equipped with Belgian communication systems. The JLTV is currently used by the U.S. military.

“Oshkosh Defense is honored that Belgium has chosen to equip its armed forces with the Oshkosh CLV,” said John Bryant, Executive Vice President, Oshkosh Corporation, and President, Oshkosh Defense.

“The Oshkosh CLV offers Belgian soldiers the world’s most advanced light military vehicle, delivering next-generation levels of protection, off-road mobility, speed, transportability, and seamless operational and logistical interoperabilit ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 14 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) today announced the targeted research areas of the program's fourth cycle, which will be open for proposal submissions in early 2021.

These areas were selected by a team of international atmospheric research experts based on the outputs of the nine research projects awarded between 2015-2017, the outcomes of the 4th International Rain Enhancement Forum ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics today announced that MUA, a composite insurer operating across Mauritius and East Africa, will be using the Moody’s Analytics RiskIntegrity™ for IFRS 17 solution and the Moody’s Analytics Scenario Generator to meet the reporting requirements of the IFRS 17 accounting standard.

“We selected Moody’s Analytics as our IFRS 17 solutions provider because of their extensive experience in helping firms address global regulations and accounting frameworks,” said Laval Foo-Kune, Group CFO at MUA. “Working with one provider for our IFRS 17 and solvency capital calculations allows us to make use of Moody’s Analytics scenario generation and accounting expertise, positioning us for an efficient implementation of the new standard.”

Insurers are facing significant challenges as they must address new accounting standards while navigatin ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MultiBank Group, one of the largest online financial derivatives providers worldwide, represented by its subsidiary, MEX Australia Pty Ltd, has secured a reputable and strategic commercial license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).

The addition of this coveted license extends the group’s regulatory arsenal to include heavily regulated companies regulated by ASIC in Australia, BaFin in Germany, FMA in Austria, CNMV in Spain, FSC in the British Virgin Islands and CIMA in the Cayman Islands.

With the opening of the new office in the DIFC, the MultiBank Group now operates through 21 offices in 5 continents.

The MultiBank Group is now one of the largest financial derivatives groups in the world with an annual turnover of over US$ 1.9 Trillion and Gross Profit of US$85.6 million in 2019, facilitating over 90,000 trades per day and services over 280,000 ... Read more »

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Ulrich Stockheim to Pursue Outside Ventures Effective December 31, 2020

DULUTH, Ga.-Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions (NYSE:AGCO), today announced that Chief Communication Officer Ulrich Stockheim has chosen to pursue business interests outside of AGCO effective December 31, 2020.

Mr. Stockheim joined AGCO in March 2015 as Chief Communications Officer and has been responsible for its global, corporate communications including press and media, investors, political and non-government organizations since his appointment. Prior to joining AGCO, Mr. Stockheim served as an external professional advisor to AGCO and its Chairman, President and CEO Martin Richenhagen for many years as a managing partner of the communications consultancy PR firm Stockheim Media.

“Uli has played an instrumental role in raising AGCO’s profile around the world ... Read more »

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Water treatment and management company serving more than 10 million customers avoids S/4HANA upgrade and invests upgrade and support savings in IT modernization


LAS VEGAS -Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago has switched to Rimini Street Support for its SAP suite of applications including SAP Business Suite 7/SAP ECC 6.0, Business Warehouse and Business Objects. MWRD stepped off the vendor’s upgrade cycle and can now receive Rimini Street’s ultra-responsive, premium-level support for a minimum of 15 years from the time that it switched providers, without having to upgrade just to stay fully supported. MWRD realized significant sav ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Thales is to provide the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles with a nationally and internationally compliant mobile Driver License service.

Thales will act as a Credential Service Provider, at the heart of the state’s identity verification and online authentication programs.

Thales will also provide a mobile Driver License solution for Floridians to verify their identity, including proof of age as well as driving rights.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The State of Florida will be the first state in the United States to provide mobile Driver Licenses with leading-edge security mechanisms, fully compliant with rigorous national and international standards. Thales will supply the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles with mobile Driver License verification services, as well as a mobile Driver License solution for residents.

In 2021, Florida residents will be ab ... Read more »

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BURLINGTON, Mass. -Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Globally-recognized MIT-trained engineer, public company C-Level executive, award-winning designer, and celebrated author – influencing millions though his TED talks, social media and at Davos World Economic Forum – Dr. John Maeda joins Everbridge

Wired Magazine stated, “Maeda is to design what Warren Buffett is to finance”

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced the appointment of Dr. John Maeda to the new role of Chief Customer Experience Officer. As a renowned technologist and designer, Dr. Maeda will help innovate the next generation of critical event management for every stakeholder in a world where safety and resiliency standards are forever changed by the coronavirus pandemic. Recognized as one of the “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century” by Esquire, Dr. Maeda brings un ... Read more »

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BEIJING-Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday arrived in south China's Guangdong Province to begin his inspection tour, his 12th domestic visit this year and his third to Guangdong since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

"Reform and opening-up" remained the keywords during his three visits to Guangdong in 2012, 2018, 2020, respectively.

Read the original article here.

Protecting cultural legacy

During this visit, President Xi visited cultural and historical landmarks in the city of Chaozhou, including an ancient bridge, an ancient gate tower and a street lined with ancient archways, to check on the restoration and protection of cultural relics, the inheritance of intangible cultural heritage and the developmen ... Read more »

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Collaboration will leverage cloud and data-driven insights to accelerate drug development, increase operational agility, reduce technology costs and develop the workforce of the future

OSAKA, Japan & NEW YORK & SEATTLE-Tuesday 13 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) (“Takeda”), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takeda’s digital transformation.

Not only will patients benefit from Takeda’s ability to respond with greater speed, agility, and insights across the value chain, but customers, employees, and partners will also benefit. This long-term collaboration will fuel Takeda’s cloud-driven business transformation by modernizing platforms, accelerating data services, establishing an internal engine for innovation, and equipping Takeda’s employees with new sk ... Read more »

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