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2013-12-23 08:23:04

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MFC Industrial Ltd. ("MFC" or the "Company") (NYSE: MIL) today announced that on December 20, 2013, the British Columbia Supreme Court issued an injunction against Peter Kellogg / IAT Reinsurance Company, Ltd. (the "Kellogg Group") and others prohibiting the Kellogg Group from trying to improperly take control of MFC's board at the Company's upcoming annual general and special meeting to be held on December 27, 2013 (the "Meeting"). The temporary...

2013-11-07 16:30:24

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CBMG) today reminded all its shareholders that the Board of the Company has set November 08, 2013 as the date for the Company's annual meeting of stockholders, to be held at 530 University Ave, Suite 17, Palo Alto, CA 94301, at 9:00am PST, and any and all adjournments or postponements thereof, and authorizes and instructs the mailed proxies to vote in the manner directed in each proxy card for each...

2013-05-20 08:21:45

LONDON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: [ii] Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate...

2013-04-30 23:00:34

The eDemocracy solutions acquired from Gov2U will be integrated into Scytl´s end-to-end election modernization platform providing citizens and governments with new participatory tools. Barcelona/Brussels (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, and Gov2U, an non-profit organization dedicated to developing and promoting the use of technology in the fields of governance and democracy, have announced today the acquisition by...

2013-03-21 00:20:32

Section 11.3 of National Instrument 51-102 - Continuous Disclosure Obligations /NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR RELEASE TO US NEWS WIRE SERVICES/ PERTH, Western Australia, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - In respect of the special meeting of shareholders of Ratel Group Limited ("Ratel", "the Company") (TSX Code: RTG) held on March 21, 2013 (the "Meeting"), the following sets forth a brief description of the matters which were voted upon at the Meeting and the outcome of...

2013-03-12 16:21:19

LONDON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: EDS.B) 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting...

2013-02-01 16:28:28

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ader Group today issued the following statement regarding the letter International Game Technology issued to stockholders earlier today: "The Ader Group is extremely disappointed by the IGT Board and management's response to our efforts to improve value for ALL shareholders. While we have been trying for months to engage in a dialogue with the Board about the strategic direction for the company, IGT has resorted to a course of misleading personal...

2013-01-18 08:23:27

- U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Canadian Competition Bureau also Clear Plan of Arrangement - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM), today reported that leading proxy advisory firms Institutional Investor Services ("ISS") and Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis") have recommended that shareholders of YM BioSciences Inc. ("YM" or the "Company") vote in favor of the previously announced plan of arrangement under which a wholly...

2013-01-02 05:03:58

$120,000 per year advertising grant made to transform marketing effort of civic startup in Maryland that aims to help voters connect with elected officials in between elections. College Park, MD (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Google recently awarded MyMaryland.net a Google Grant, an in-kind donation of advertising worth $10,000 per month. MyMaryland.net joins a select group of non-profits recognized by Google as having a compelling and valuable public service. MyMaryland.net is revolutionizing...

2012-12-14 08:22:25

VIENNA, December 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Democracy Ranking measures annually the quality of democracy in global comparison by referring to a broader conceptual understanding of democracy: http://www.democracyranking.org/en/index.htm The Democracy Ranking 2012 compares 104 countries (democracies and semi-democracies) over the years 2007-2008 and 2010-2011 (using 42 indicators and scales ranging from 1-100). Quality of democracy has progressed worldwide, on average 0.7...