Aesthetic Industry Business Leader, Anthony P Castore, CEO, Ziering Medical Group Is Appointed to Aesthetic Industry Association Advisory Board

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Anthony P. Castore, CEO of Ziering Medical, the leader in hair restoration in the United States, has been appointed to the Aesthetic Industry Association [AIA] advisory board. Mr. Castore is a seasoned business expert with a solid reputation for implementing programs, protocols, business development strategies and efficiencies for profitability accelerating growth and scaling elective medical practices.  He has also been published in Inc. magazine and serves as a medical faculty advisor for the AMspa Medical Spa Show.  In his role, Mr. Castore will work with an illustrious group of industry executives to guide and advise AIA in their broad-based efforts to support development, sustainability, and other active business interests of its global aesthetics membership, serving highly-motivated rejuvenation and advanced cosmetic consumers across all demographics.

“We are proud to announce that Anthony Castore, CEO of the prestigious Ziering Medical hair-restoration

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Group turns in 483K signatures for proposal to bar LGBTQ discrimination in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A ballot drive has turned in more than 483,000 signatures for an initiative to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people in Michigan by amending the state’s civil rights law.

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If election officials determine roughly 340,000 are valid, the bill would be placed before the Republican-led Legislature, where similar legislation has long stalled. If lawmakers did not adopt the measure within 40 days, it would go to a statewide vote in November 2022.

“Michigan stands united to bring LGBTQ rights into law for the first time,” said Trevor Thomas, co-chair of Fair and Equal Michigan. He called the group’s submission of petitions Tuesday a milestone “as we continue the work of making sure everyone has an equal chance to succeed.”

Fair and Equal Michigan had raised nearly $1.6 million as of July. Businesses, labor unions and groups that have financially supported

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Malcolm Thomas Joins Innovative Financial Group as New Head of Business Development

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Brian Heapps, President of Innovative Financial Group and former President of John Hancock’s broker-dealer Signator Investors, Inc., announced the addition of Malcolm Thomas as their new Head of Business Development. Thomas was on Heapps’ leadership team while they were both at Signator. Malcolm will immediately step in and take over the acquisition and growth strategy including the expansion of IFG’ s National Network of Advisors and the MyRemoteFA® business.

Thomas joins IFG after spending the past two years as Director of Advisor Success at XY Planning Network, where he led the resource platform that catered to the growth and expansion of over 1200 fee-only fiduciary financial planners and their firms. Prior to joining XY Planning Network, Malcolm was the Head of Business Development

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Kleinfelder Completes Acquisition of Poggemeyer Design Group, a Full-Service Consulting Firm Based in the Midwest and Nevada – Press Release

SAN DIEGO–(Business Wire)–The Kleinfelder Group, Inc., a leading engineering, design, construction management, construction materials inspection and testing, and environmental professional services firm, announced today that it has acquired Poggemeyer Design Group (PDG) and its subsidiaries. The transaction, which closed on October 13, 2020, bolsters Kleinfelder’s existing service offerings and accelerates growth in new geographic areas.

“We are excited to expand our business in the Midwest and strengthen our existing operations in Nevada with the acquisition of PDG,” said Kleinfelder President and CEO Louis Armstrong. “In addition to adding technical expertise to core Kleinfelder services such as design, engineering, and construction management, PDG’s strong reputation and longstanding client relationships will accelerate Kleinfelder’s growth in strategic geographies and position the firm for expansion in new markets.”

Founded in 1968, PDG provides a full suite of design services and disciplines, including engineering (water and wastewater, transportation, civil, structural, forensic, mechanical, and electrical), surveying,

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Accelerating Business Development, WeTrade Group Inc. Established the Second Headquarter

The rapid development of the new generation of information technology has brought about profound lifestyle and production changes and has injected strong innovative energy into economic and social prosperity. The outbreak of COVID19 has caused drastic changes in China’s industrial chain, supply chain, capital chain and consumption chain, giving rise to many new demands and new models. At present, governments from all over China are actively promoting the economic and social digital transformation, focusing on establishing more concentrated industrial regions, providing more abundant application scenarios and building more intelligent consumption platforms.

The aviation industry is a significant foundation of national defense security and also an important symbol of science and technology level. As a national aviation industrial zone, Yanliang District owns advanced technology in aviation industry and this is a famous aviation region that integrates aircraft design, manufacturing, appraisal, flight test, teaching and research. The adding value of this place

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Visa, Walmart, Abbott Laboratories, UnitedHealth Group and Oracle

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – October 13, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Visa Inc. (V), Walmart Inc. WMT, Abbott Laboratories ABT, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH and Oracle Corporation ORCL.

Here are highlights from Monday’s Analyst Blog:

Top Research Reports for Visa, Walmart and Abbott

The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today’s Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Visa, Walmart and Abbott Laboratories. These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.

You can see all of today’s research reports here >>>

Visa shares have modestly outperformed the Zacks Financial Transaction Services industry in the year-to-date

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Container shipping group CMA CGM resumes online services after cyber attack

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters)CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping group, said it has restored its online business services after a cyber attack last month paralysed activity.

France-based CMA CGM first reported the incident on Sept 28, saying it had shut down access to its online services after malware targeted its peripheral servers.

“The CMA CGM Group’s e-commerce sites are once again live with all their main functionalities up and running,” the company said in a statement on Sunday. “Applications and essential functionalities are now operational and secured.”

In a separate incident, U.N. shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Oct. 1 that its website and intranet had been disabled by a sophisticated cyber attack and its IT specialists had shut down key systems to prevent further damage.

The IMO resumed full services a week later and an IMO spokeswoman said it had thwarted cyber attacks

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Envoy Group joins R3’s Venture Development programme


Envoy Group has joins R3’s Venture Development programme, the start-up growth and business development program of the enterprise software firm, R3, to support Envoy as it approaches the pilot phase of its trade finance platform.

Envoy’s solution is built on R3’s enterprise blockchain platform, Corda, and has been working with R3’s technical team on the product. Now Envoy Group will also have full access to the benefits of R3 Venture’s development program that provides extensive technical support, mentorship, accelerator and customer opportunities.

The pilot phase is expected to be launched at the end of this year. Envoy will engage R3 to gain access to R3’s network of potential customers, investors and financial institutions.

Envoy’s mission is to use blockchain technologies to bring significant efficiencies to global supply chain and trade finance. Envoy’s trade finance platform will accelerate the $17 trillion annual global trade flows into the digital age

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Link Shares Jump 27% on Pacific Equity, Carlyle Group Takeover Proposal

Link Administration Holdings Ltd, an Australia-based provider of services in superannuation administration industry, said it has received a conditional A$2.76 billion proposal from a consortium comprising Pacific Equity Partners, Carlyle Group to acquire 100% of the stake, sending its shares up 27% to A$5.1 on Monday.

The non-binding offer of A$5.20 a share is at a 30.3% premium to the shareholder registry firm’s last closing price and has the support of Perpetual Ltd, which owns 9.7% of the company, Reuters reported.

The Link Group Board will consider the Proposal, including obtaining advice from its financial and legal advisers. Shareholders do not need to take any action in relation to the Proposal. It should be noted that there is no certainty that the discussions with the Consortium will result in any transaction, the company said.

Link Group has appointed Macquarie Capital and UBS as its financial advisers and Herbert Smith Freehills

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Local entrepreneur group offers LinkedIn webinar for business owners | Business



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EO Charleston, the area’s local chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global business network for entrepreneurs, is offering a virtual presentation to all local business owners on Wed., October 14 at noon. The in-depth and interactive workshop will be presented by Colleen McKenna, a national LinkedIn consulting, coaching and training expert who has been engaged by more than 600 companies to increase their presence, revenue and hiring opportunities.

This session will challenge business owners to think differently about their personal brand, network and engagement on LinkedIn. Entrepreneurs will gain clarity, insight, and actionable next steps including how to elevate their presence, generate referrals and new business opportunities.

“Colleen and her team will provide attendees with concrete results right out of the gate,” said Matt Sullivan, EO Charleston’s learning chair. “Based on feedback from other EO chapters, this webinar will open our eyes to how much traction a

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