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2014-08-19 16:29:20

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Lorus Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: LOR) ("Lorus" or the "Company") today announced voting results from the Company's annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 19th in Toronto (the "Meeting"). The Company is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 15, 2014 were elected as directors. Each of the directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present at...

2014-08-19 12:29:14

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating whether the board members of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE: SKH) ("Skilled Healthcare" or the "Company") breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed merger of the Company with Genesis HealthCare. On August 18, 2014, Skilled Healthcare announced it had signed a definitive agreement to combine with Genesis...

2014-08-11 16:25:06

Report Lists 176 Black Corporate Directors of America's 250 Largest Public Companies, Identifies 74 Corporations With No Black Directors NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE (BE) has released its latest exclusive report on African American representation on the corporate boards of 250 of America's largest publicly traded companies today on BlackEnterprise.com. In its second annual report focused on African American representation of corporate boards, the media...

2014-08-11 08:33:57

Forward Industries Comments on Derogatory and Disparaging Press Release Issued by Wise Relating to His Scorched-Earth Litigation Strategy WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORD) today commented on a press release issued by Terence Bernard Wise, a director of Forward, announcing that Mr. Wise had withdrawn his motion for a preliminary injunction that sought to prevent the members of the Special Committee of the Board from voting on...

2014-08-07 12:22:41

TEL-AVIV, Israel, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO)(TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11:30 a.m., Israel time, at Ellomay's offices located at 9 Rothschild Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Tel-Aviv 6688112, Israel. The agenda of the...

2014-08-07 04:22:01

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. ("EI" or "Company") (NASDAQ GSM: EMITF) announced today further to the Company's announcement dated August 5, 2014, additional updates regarding two proposals on the agenda of its annual general meeting of shareholders scheduled to be held on August 14, 2014 (the "Meeting"). Proposal No. 4 - Compensation Policy for Officers and Directors With respect to the Company's proposed Compensation Policy...

2014-08-06 16:28:46

ISS Raises Significant Concerns about Corporate Governance Practices at Allergan LAVAL, Quebec and NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ("Valeant") (NYSE:VRX) (TSX: VRX) and Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. ("Pershing Square") today commented on Institutional Shareholder Services' ("ISS") recommendation in support of Pershing Square's effort to call a special meeting of Allergan shareholders. Pershing Square is seeking to call a special...

2014-08-05 08:34:53

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products, today announced the appointment of Max Link, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors, effective August 4, 2014, with a term of office expiring and to be renewed at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. BioSpecifics also announced today that as of August 15, 2014, Henry G. Morgan will retire from the Board of Directors...

2014-07-31 23:19:58

After months of building and testing ProgramWire, an online portal for onsite meeting support staff, ETD allows registry of over 2,500 independent Travel Directors to create personal portal accounts. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Executive Travel Directors (ETD), a meetings and events supplier with a registry of over 2,500 independent meetings and events onsite support staff, began the final launch phase of ProgramWire, an online portal for Travel Directors, on July 29, 2014....

2014-07-29 08:28:16

BEIJING, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exceed Company Ltd. (EDS) ("Exceed" or the "Company"), one of the leading domestic sportswear brands in China, today announced that it has further adjourned its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders that was called to authorize and approve the proposed Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"), dated December 2, 2013, by and among the Company, Pan Long Company Limited ("Parent"), an exempted company with limited liability...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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