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2014-06-05 16:28:59

Eighty-four percent of shareholder votes cast support annual election of board members. DETROIT, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-four percent (84%) of votes cast by shareholders at Dendreon voted in favor of a proxy proposal calling for annual election of board members, a strategy - which if enacted - would increase board independence and accountability. Dendreon is a biotechnology company that develops Provenge, an immunotherapy for prostate cancer. The shareholder proposal was...

2014-06-05 08:20:30

China Yuchai International Limited SINGAPORE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To all Shareholders NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (the "Meeting") of CHINA YUCHAI INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (the "Company") will be held at Hotel Nikko, 72 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 9.30 a.m. (Hong Kong time) for the following purposes: As Ordinary Business 1. To receive and adopt the audited financial statements and independent auditors' report...

2014-06-04 16:22:19

CALGARY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX - PWT; NYSE - PWE) ("PENN WEST") ") is pleased to announce that at its Company's annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 4, 2014, Penn West's shareholders approved all resolutions outlined in the Notice of 2014 Annual General Meeting and Management Proxy Circular dated May 1, 2014. 1. Appointment of Auditor By resolution passed by show of hands, KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, was appointed as...

2014-06-03 20:20:33

VANCOUVER, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) today held the Company's 2013 Annual General Meeting in Burnaby, British Columbia at which all of the nominees listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated April 11, 2014 were elected as directors of the Company. Each of the Ballard directors was re-elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy:...

2014-06-03 08:36:01

OAKVILLE, ON, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Yukon Gold Corporation, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yukon") (OTC Market: YGDC) The Company is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Mojave Gold Corporation ("Mojave"), a private company incorporated in Nevada, U.S.A, to acquire Mojave's 23% interest in the Guyana Platinum Project in Guyana, South America. Consideration for the purchase is to be 20,000,000 post roll back common shares of the Company. The LOI...

2014-06-02 20:23:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viropro, Inc. (OTCBB: VPRO), a Nevada corporation that was formed to specialize in contract research, development and manufacturing of biotherapeutic proteins for the treatment of various diseases including cancer, diabetes, inflammation and hepatitis, today announced that it has a new Board of Directors as a result of an order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in a challenge by a majority of the Viropro shareholders to the...

2014-06-02 08:30:22

DORVAL, QC, June 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Pursuant to a binding letter of agreement entered into with Diagnos on May 5, 2014, Warnex Inc. (TSXV: WNX.H) ("Warnex") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a pre-amalgamation agreement on May 30, 2014 (the "Pre-Amalgamation Agreement") with Diagnos Inc. ("Diagnos"), pursuant to which Warnex agreed to carry out an amalgamation (the "Amalgamation") under which Warnex will amalgamate with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diagnos. Upon...

2014-05-30 23:16:01

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) May 30, 2014 Executive Travel Directors (ETD), a meetings and events supplier with a registry of over 2,500 independent meetings and events onsite support staff, launched ProgramWire, an online portal for Travel Directors, on May 29, 2014. ProgramWire has been in the works...

2014-05-30 12:23:08

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. ("ITH" or the "Company") - (TSX: ITH, NYSE-MKT: THM, Frankfurt: IW9) announces the results from its 2014 Annual General Meeting of shareholders held in Vancouver, B.C. on Thursday, May 29, 2014 ("Meeting"). At the Meeting, the Company's shareholders fixed the size of the board at five and the following individuals were re-elected as directors of the Company, with all receiving a majority of the votes cast:...

2014-05-30 12:21:09

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa Manager Peter Gerber and MP Frank-Peter Kaufmann, Member of the Hesse State Parliament, Elected as New Supervisory Board Members - Dividend to Remain Stable at EUR1.25 per Share At Fraport AG's 13th regular Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Group's executive board and supervisory board members received formal approval of their actions for business year 2013 by a vast majority of shareholders - obtaining 99.94...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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