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State Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday November 10, 2019 ( 56 items )  

2Checkout 2020 ECommerce Trends Survey
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- 2Checkout, an all-in-one monetization platform for businesses, issued the following news: 2Checkout, the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, is currently running a survey to help predict the eCommerce trends that may impact online businesses in 2020. The survey will help us determine the investment priorities eCommerce companies have and the challenges they face, regardless of business size, industry, or sales volumes. It will also measu  more

Alston and Bird: Securities and Exchange Commission Agrees to Dismiss All Claims Against Former Nomura Bond Trader
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed to dismiss, in full and with prejudice, securities fraud claims it brought against Alston & Bird client Tyler Peters, a former residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trader at Nomura Securities International Inc. The SEC first asserted those claims in 2015, when it filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District o  more

Alston and Bird: SmartFinancial Announces Acquisition of Progressive Financial Group
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Alston & Bird client SmartFinancial Inc., parent company of SmartBank, has announced a proposed agreement to acquire Progressive Financial Group Inc., parent company of Progressive Savings Bank, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $41.4 million. Based in Jamestown, TN, Progressive Savings has six full-service offices in central Tennessee and more than $300 million in total assets. SmartFinancial   more

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau: Atlanta Hospitality Hall of Fame Inducts Four New Members
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau issued the following news release: Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hosted the 21st annual Atlanta Hospitality Hall of Fame, inducting four new members for their immense contributions to the city's hospitality industry. Held on Nov. 6 at Delta Flight Museum, the event highlighted the achievements of the inductees, volunteer of the year and honored the Spurgeon Richardson Member of the Year award recipient. 2019   more

Begging for Change: A CNN Freedom Project Documentary
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: Forced begging is the most prevalent form of human trafficking in the West African nation of Senegal. Human Rights Watch now estimates that more than 100,000 talibes - children living in religious schools to learn the Quran - are being forced to beg for food or money every day. In Begging for Change, The CNN Freedom Project travels to Senegal with D  more

City of Atlanta Named Newest Recipient of the United States Conference of Mayors Excellence Local CommunityWINS Grant Award
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- The city of Atlanta issued the following news release: * * * - Wellspring Living, Inc. awarded $200,000 to support anti-human trafficking efforts * * * Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo joined together to present a 2019 First Place CommunityWINS (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) Grant Award in the amount of $200,000 to Wellspring Living, Inc. for its work in support of the Women's Academy. Lau  more

CNN Films Presents Documentary Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9pmET for National Alzheimer's Awareness Month
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: Five-time Grammy Award(R)-winning artist Glen Campbell sold more than 50 million albums in a singular career that includes vocals and music for beloved songs like "Gentle on My Mind," "Southern Nights," and "Rhinestone Cowboy." Campbell's artistic collaborations with Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, and so many others, leve  more

CNN International Programming Highlights - November
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: This month's programming highlights on CNN International, including new episodes of Business Traveller and The Global Energy Challenge, and Begging for Change: A CNN Freedom Project Documentary. Iconic Hanoi Saturday 2nd November at 0830 ET/ 1230 GMT, 1130 ET/ 1530 GMT, 1630 ET/ 2030 GMT and 2230 ET Sunday 3rd November at 0230 GMT and 0830 ET/ 1330  more

Coveted for Their Skills And Servant Leadership, Veterans Make Great Fit for Delta Culture
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta has long been committed to hiring veterans and reservists -- one of the reasons why the company was again selected as a top workplace for veterans by Indeed.com. In an interview with Delta News Hub, Jennifer Carpenter, Vice President -- Global Talent Acquisition, and Kurt Robinson, Manager -- Quality Control, Receiving Inspection and President -- Veterans Business Resource Group, share why military recruitment is not si  more

DeKalb County CEO Thurmond Issues Statement on Nov. 5 Ethics Vote
DECATUR, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- DeKalb County issued the following statement by CEO Michael L. Thurmond on the Nov. 5 ethics vote: "The DeKalb voters have spoken. The focus now shifts back to the General Assembly where the legislative process begins anew. "DeKalb's State House and Senate delegations must craft legislation that can earn the support of a majority of each delegation, pass the General Assembly, receive the governor's signature and then be resubmitted to the voters. "DeKalb needs a   more

Delta Again Selected As a Top Workplace for Veterans By Indeed.Com
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: With the annual U.S. observance of Veterans Day just around the corner, Delta has again been selected as one of the "Top-Rated Workplaces for Veterans" by Indeed, the world's No. 1 job site. This is the second straight year the company has earned this honor. Delta landed at No. 16 on the Top 50 list, which honors companies that have received the highest ratings by users of Company Pages -- Indeed's database of over 200 milli  more

Delta Contributes $50K to Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to Help Fight California Wildfires
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta Air Lines is contributing $50,000 to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to aid in the fight against wildfires in California. California firefighters are battling more than a dozen fires across the state, and hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced in the destruction caused by wildfires. The funds contributed by Delta will be used to purchase fire shelters for LAFD firefighters to carry with them whe  more

Delta Creates Smoother, Stress-Free Partner Flight Connections With TSA Pre-Check
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Creating that smooth, stress-free airport experience is a key focus for Delta. By analyzing all aspects of the airport experience, in conjunction with our partners, we are implementing ways to decrease stress throughout the customer journey. By partnering together and enabling customer access to expedited security programs, comfortable lounges, as well as an efficient boarding process with their carry-on, we can create that s  more

Delta Debuts Industry-Leading International Main Cabin Experience
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is raising the bar on hospitality as its reinvented international Main Cabin service officially takes flight. Designed to delight, the new service launching today worldwide features thoughtful touches like welcome cocktails, hot towel service, bistro-style dining and more. "How we make every customer feel across their travel journey is extremely important to us," said Allison Ausband, Delta's Senior Vice President -- I  more

Delta Increases Service Between Atlanta, Key Regional Airports Throughout Georgia
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is deepening its investment in communities throughout its hometown state of Georgia with more flying from Albany, Brunswick, Columbus and Valdosta to the airline's Atlanta hub. Each market will see one additional daily frequency to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport beginning next spring, increasing seat capacity to and from these Georgia communities by 35 percent in 2020. "With more than 200 destinations  more

Fisher Phillips' Kristin White Selected as 'People's Choice for Mining Law' Denver Partner Recognized in Colorado Law Week's 2019 'Barrister's Best'
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- Fisher Phillips, a law firm, issued the following news: Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, is pleased to announce that Denver partner Kristin White was selected as the 2019 "People's Choice for Mining Law." Kristin received this recognition from Law Week Colorado in its annual "Barrister's Best" ranking of the state's most respected practitioners. The "Barrister's Best" is an annual list of stand-out attorneys selected   more

Fla. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services: Commissioner Nikki Fried Announces $380 Million in USDA Disaster Relief for Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Nov. 8 -- The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued the following news release: Today, Agriculture Commissioner Nicole "Nikki" Fried announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has allocated $380.7 million in federal block grant funding for Florida farmers devastated by Hurricane Michael, including direct relief for timber producers. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will administer the USDA block grants alongside th  more

Florida Gov. DeSantis Announces $380 Million for Florida's Timber Industry for Hurricane Michael Recovery
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Nov. 8 -- Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Florida, issued the following news release: Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $380 million in grant funding for Florida's timber industry following the impact of Hurricane Michael. USDA announced this funding today as part of an $800 million package to agricultural producers in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. This grant will be administered by the Florida Division of Emergency Mana  more

Follow the Sun This Winter With Award Deals From Delta's Boston, New York and Seattle Hubs
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Looking to plan a getaway this winter? Delta Air Lines has your back. The airline is offering historically low award deals from its Seattle hub and some of its best deals of the year from its hubs in Boston and New York to popular sun destinations. "With temperatures starting to drop around the country, now is the time to think about where you want to warm up this winter," said Paul Baldoni, Delta's Vice President - Domestic  more

Former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes to Discuss Leo Frank Case at Mercer University Law School
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes will describe to Mercer Law students his efforts to reopen one of Georgia's most notorious lynching cases on Nov. 12, from 12-1 p.m., in Mercer Law School's Bell-Jones Courtroom. Barnes, founding partner of the Barnes Law Group in Marietta, is working as a consultant to the Fulton County District Attorney's Conviction Integrity Unit to review old cases. One of these is the case of Leo Frank,  more

Four Constangy Attorneys Named to Tennessee Super Lawyers
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- Constangy Brooks, Smith and Prophete, a law firm, issued the following news release: Constangy congratulates the following attorneys recognized in the 2019 Tennessee Super Lawyers rankings: * Zan Blue (employment & labor) * Teresa Bult (employment & labor) * Mary Dohner Smith (employment & labor) The following attorney has been recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Star: * Mallory Schneider Ricci (employment & labor) * * * About Super Lawyers Each year, no more  more

Ga. Department of Revenue: Kemp - October Net Tax Revenues Down 1.6%
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 8 -- The Georgia Department of Revenue issued the following news release: The State of Georgia's net tax collections in October totaled $1.98 billion, for a decrease of $32.3 million, or -1.6 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $2.01 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $7.81 billion, for a decrease of $11.2 million, or -0.1 percent, compared to October FY 2019. The changes within the following tax categories acco  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: Georgia Receives Top Business Ranking for Record-Breaking Seventh Straight Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia's business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection Magazine, an internationally circulated business publication covering corporate real estate and economic development, for the seventh year in a row. Georgia is the only state that has received the distinction seven consecutive times in the history of Site Selection's rankings. Gov  more

Ga. Secretary of State: New Voting System Performs Well in Pilot Counties, Deliveries on Schedule
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- The Georgia Secretary of State issued the following news release: More than one in 10 votes cast in early voting for this month's municipal elections were cast on Georgia's new, secure paper-ballot system which has performed well, according to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger who noted that deliveries are on schedule for statewide rollout in the March 24 Presidential Preference Primary. The paper-ballot system is being piloted in Bartow, Carroll, Catoosa, Cobb,  more

Ga. State Sen. Tillery:Baxley Municipal Airport Awarded Funding for Airfield Pavement Rehabilitation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Blake Tillery, R-Vidalia: Sen. Blake Tillery (R - Vidalia) recently announced the City of Baxley has been awarded a contract to fund the rehabilitation of Baxley Municipal Airport's runway and taxiway as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 Airport Aid Program. The contract award is worth over $1.95 million and is being federally funded through the Federal Aviation Administration's grant   more

Georgia Democrats Hold Trump Accountable on His Record of Broken Promises and Disrespect of African American Community
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 8 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Ahead of Donald Trump's trip to Atlanta, Georgia Democrats are holding Donald Trump accountable by highlighting his record of broken promises to the African-American community -- and calling out his weak attempt to pander to the community. This morning, on the steps of the State Capitol, Democratic Party of Georgia Chair Nikema Williams, State Senator Harold Jones, Representative Derrick Jackson, Repres  more

Georgia State Sen. Jones Issues Statement on DeKalb County Ethics Referendum
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following statement on the behalf of State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Decatur, on the results of the ballot referendum on how ethics complaints would be handled by the DeKalb County Ethics Board: "Based on the outcome of Tuesday's referendum, it is clear the DeKalb County delegation still has work to do to produce a reasonable solution to ethics reform in our county," said Sen. Jones. "Doing nothing is not an option, as the Georgia Supr  more

Greenberg Traurig Atlanta Expands Commercial Litigation Practice With Addition of Steven Rosenwasser
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has expanded its Commercial Litigation Practice with the addition of Steven J. Rosenwasser as a shareholder in the firm's Atlanta office. Rosenwasser joins from Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore and focuses his practice on contracts, business torts, fraud, and class action matters. "Steven's experience representing both defendants and plaintiffs in class action litigati  more

Greenberg Traurig: Lori G. Cohen to Speak at Louisiana State Bar Association's Annual Complex Litigation Symposium
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 8 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Lori G. Cohen, co-chair of the global Litigation Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Louisiana State Bar Association's (LSBA) 19th Annual Complex Litigation Symposium at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans, Nov. 8, 2019. The annual symposium brings together the nation's top complex litigation professionals who are writing about, presiding over, and litigating the most significant c  more

Gresco Celebrates 15th Annual Fall Fest in Florida Warehouse
FORSYTH, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- Gresco, a utility and electrical supplies distributor, issued the following news: On Friday, October 18th, 2019, 427 customers, exhibitors, and employees gathered in Gresco's Florida warehouse for the 15th Annual Fall Fest! Exhibitors promptly arrived beginning at 7am and made their way to the check-in tables where they, along with customers who arrived later that morning, were introduced to a new registration system. Guests were able to quickly type in their name in  more

Insight Global Opens Milwaukee Office
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: Insight Global, LLC, a staffing and services company, has officially opened a new office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee team officially started operating in the space on November 4, 2019. Address of the Milwaukee office: 833 Michigan St. Suite 650 Milwaukee, WI 53202 The new Insight Global location features six conference rooms (including a Skype room), internal casual huddle space w  more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton: Allison Gaul Honored at the 2019 American Intellectual Property Law Associate Annual Meeting
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: Allison Gaul was honored at the 2019 American Intellectual Property Law Associate (AIPLA) Annual Meeting held October 24-26 in Fort Washington, Maryland. For Ms. Gaul's outstanding leadership, the AIPLA recognized Allison for three prominent awards: * "AIPLA Project Coordinator of the Year" for her leadership and planning of the AIPLA Artificial Intelligence Workshop, which will feature  more

Kilpatrick Townsend Earns Top-Tier Recognition in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2020 'Best Law Firms' Rankings
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: * * * - Selected 'Law Firm of the Year' for Native American Law * * * Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton once again earned recognition in U.S. News - Best Lawyers(R) 2020 "Best Law Firms" rankings. Kilpatrick Townsend was selected for a total of 85 Tier 1 national and metropolitan practice rankings. The firm garnered 16 national Tier 1 rankings and 69 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings. Additi  more

La. Gov. Edwards: Louisiana Earns Top 10 Spot Among Nation's Best Business Climates
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Nov. 6 -- Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-Louisiana, issued the following news: Today, Site Selection announced Louisiana ranks among the Top 10 states in the U.S. for best business climate for the 10th year in a row. The magazine ranked Louisiana No. 10 in its 2019 analysis of the top locations for business investment and job creation. Georgia, North Carolina and Ohio held the top three spots in the magazine's Top Business Climates ranking. Site Selection bases its business c  more

Layman Receives Top Reproductive Medicine Researcher Award: Augusta University
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Dr. Lawrence C. Layman, chief of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility and Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is the 2019 recipient of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's Distinguished Researcher Award. Layman, Robert B. Greenblatt, MD, Distinguished Chair in Endocrinology and co-director of the MD/PhD Prog  more

Lending and Banking Automation Ware Founder and CEO Scheduled to Speak at 2019 MBA Accounting and Financial Management Conference
MACON, Georgia, Nov. 8 -- Lending and Banking Automation Software, a provider of automated compensation software and system integration solutions, issued the following news release, dated Nov. 5: LBA Ware(TM), a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider to the mortgage industry, today announced that Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been invited to speak at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 2019 Accounting and Financial Managem  more

Louisiana Gov. Edwards Issues Statement on State GDP Growth Rate
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Nov. 7 -- Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-Louisiana, issued the following statement: Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement about Louisiana's quarterly gross domestic product, which is the highest quarterly GDP on record for the state, according to data from the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis released today. Louisiana's GDP grew at a rate of 1.7 percent, the 29th fastest in the nation, outpacing other Southern states like Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina a  more

Louisiana State University Ag Center to Hold Digital Agriculture Conference Jan. 23
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana, Nov. 8 -- The Louisiana State University Ag Center issued the following news release: The LSU AgCenter will host its second annual conference highlighting applications of digital data in agriculture on Jan. 23, 2020. This free event will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the State Evacuation Shelter on U.S. Highway 71 south of Alexandria. Lunch will be provided. The theme of this year's conference is "Practical Applications of Precision Agriculture." Presentations from Ag  more

Mercer University Board Approves New Names for Two Academic Units, Authorizes Major Construction Projects in Columbus, Atlanta
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 8 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer University's Board of Trustees approved name changes for the College of Liberal Arts and Stetson School of Business and Economics and authorized work to begin on major health sciences facilities on the Atlanta and Columbus campuses. The College of Liberal Arts, the University's oldest and largest academic unit, will be renamed the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The name change reflects the growing significan  more

New Manheim Research Shows Vehicle Certifications Increase Wholesale Values, Sales
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- Manheim, a provider of vehicle remarketing services, issued the following news release: It's often said that for every car there is a buyer, however, the key to making the sale is giving buyers confidence in their purchases. For older and high mileage cars, certifications can give buyers the confidence they need to purchase vehicles faster, while giving sellers a competitive edge and stronger profits. Research from a recent white paper from Manheim Consulting, "Cert  more

Newest Delta Sky Club Exudes Vibrant New Orleans Culture
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Just in time for holiday travel -- and if you're planning ahead, Mardi Gras 2020 -- the newest Delta Sky Club at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport's new terminal will open its doors on Nov. 6. Reflecting NOLA's unique culture, the new Club pays homage to the city and its celebrated art, jazz, and cuisine. Located at the entrance to the C Concourse in MSY's new terminal, the Club offers guests a comfortable,  more

Newly Modified B767-400 Brings Delta Premium Select to Santiago De Chile
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta brings its newly modified B767-400 aircraft to customers traveling between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport (SCL), who now will be able to experience the new Delta Premium Select--Delta's international premium economy product. Santiago de Chile also will have a 31% capacity increase on its Delta One cabin. Effective Nov. 4, 2019, Delta Premiu  more

Oxygen Debuts a Two-Hour Special 'the DISappearance of the Millbrook Twins' Premiering Saturday, November 23 at 7PM ET/PT
NEW YORK, Nov. 5 -- Oxygen, a division of NBC Universal, issued the following news release: Oxygen, the destination for high-quality crime programming, searches for answers in the upcoming two-hour special "The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins" premiering on Saturday, November 23 at 7pm ET/PT. Nearly thirty years ago, 15-year-old African American twins, Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook, vanished off the street near their home in Augusta, Georgia. Despite being one of the few cases of missin  more

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Launches Columbus Financial Literacy Program to Empower Women With Financial Tools
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 8 -- The Georgia Secretary of State issued the following news release: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is pleased to announce that "She Leads," a financial empowerment seminar, is coming to Columbus. The event will take place Wednesday, November 20th, 2019. "She Leads" is part of the Secretary's financial literacy series which is open to all women. The goal of the seminar is to educate Georgians on investments and to empower women to become more financially able to  more

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Face Serious Obstacles to Financial Inclusion, According to LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Better data can help financial institutions lend to more of the 30 million small and medium-sized businesses in the United States * * * LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions today released the results of its 2019 Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) Financial Inclusion Report, which measures the degree SMBs experience challenges when seeking financial support from banks and lenders. Based on a survey of 305 owners and aut  more

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Face Serious Obstacles to Financial Inclusion, According to LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Better Data Can Help Financial Institutions Lend to More of the 30 Million Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in the United States * * * LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions today released the results of its 2019 Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) Financial Inclusion Report, which measures the degree SMBs experience challenges when seeking financial support from banks and lenders. Based on a survey of 305 owners and au  more

Spherical Exosomes May Deliver What Injured Kidney Needs: Augusta University
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 [TNSgrants-NIH] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Like a swarm of construction workers in the aftermath of a destructive storm, cargo-filled, nanometer-sized spheres arrive on the scene following an acute kidney injury. Like the construction workers, scientists suspect these spheres, called exosomes, are there to repair damage and restore function, and now want to learn more about what they are doing and the cargo they carry with the idea of one   more

Troutman Sanders Named 'Law Firm of the Year' in Energy Law
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: The U.S. News - Best Lawyers(R) "Best Law Firms" report has named Troutman Sanders LLP as the 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" in Energy Law. Only one law firm is awarded "Law Firm of the Year" in each nationally eligible practice area. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review  more

Troutman Sanders Secures Summary Judgment for Anthem in Big Win for Health Care Companies Under TCPA
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: On Monday, November 4, 2019, in a first-of-its-kind decision under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Troutman Sanders LLP won summary judgment for Anthem, Inc. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio agreed with Anthem's position that prerecorded message calls from a managed care provider to a member's residential landline - even though that number had since been reassigned  more

UPS And CVS Make First Residential Drone Deliveries Of Prescription Medicines
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: UPS (NYSE:UPS) subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc. (UPSFF) and CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS.N) subsidiary CVS Pharmacy, Inc. today announced the successful completion of the first revenue-generating drone delivery of a medical prescription from a CVS pharmacy directly to a consumer's home. This was followed by another delivery of a medical prescr  more

UPS Capital Offers Single-Shipment Coverage Online
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Insuring one package is now simple, fast and convenient * * * UPS Capital(R), a subsidiary of UPS(R) (NYSE:UPS), today announced the launch of its online single-shipment coverage which gives businesses immediate access to transactional insurance - regardless of the shipping mode or carrier. UPS Capital CargoEdge(R) single-shipment covera  more

UPS Forecasts Record-Breaking Holiday Returns Volume
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 4 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: This holiday season UPS (NYSE:UPS) is forecasting yet another record-breaking year for e-commerce returns - illustrating how e-commerce is continuing to change the way people shop for the holidays. In December, consumers will ship via UPS more than 1 million return packages back to retailers daily, a pace that is expected to last into early January  more

UPS Launches Flat Rate Shipping With UPS Simple Rate
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 6 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Predictable nationwide flat rates that are simple, fast and transparent - Customers use their own packaging that fits their products and brand * * * Small business owners manage many uncertainties, but now the final cost of shipping doesn't have to be one of them. Just in time for the holiday shipping rush, UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced  more

UPS to Reward Consumers Receiving Holiday Parcels at Convenient, Alternate Delivery Locations
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 7 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: Holiday shopping. Wrapping gifts. Sending presents. UPS (NYSE: UPS) understands the most wonderful time of the year may also be your busiest. For this reason, UPS is offering rewards with a total value of up to $35 to encourage U.S. consumers to try alternate delivery sites, bringing more choice, control and convenience to package delivery. The UPS  more

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Epic Games Launch 'Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle' Today
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 5 -- Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, a division of Time Warner, issued the following news release: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Epic Games today announced that the "Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle" is now available as part of a worldwide retail distribution partnership for the gaming phenomenon "Fortnite." The all-new retail version of the "Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle" is on store shelves now with a MSRP of $29.99 and players can pick it up for PlayStation(R)4 comp  more

White & Case Advises Takeda on Agreement to Divest Select OTC and Non-Core Assets to STADA for U.S. $660 Million
NEW YORK, Nov. 6 -- White and Case, a law firm, issued the following news release: Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Takeda on the agreement to divest a portfolio of select products to STADA Arzneimittel AG for a total value of US$660 million. The portfolio includes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription pharmaceutical products exclusively in Russia, Georgia and a number of countries from within the Commonwealth of Independent States, which form part of Takeda's Growth & Emerging M  more