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Chemical Companies Should Consider an Integrated Approach to Manage Fraud Risks, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The threat of economic crime -- from simple cases of asset misappropriation to complex accounting manipulation -- is more prominent than ever on the agendas of chemical company directors and financial regulators. In fact, 37 percent of chemical companies reported being victims of economic crime over the last two years, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global Economic Crime Survey 2005. In response, PricewaterhouseCoopers has developed a whitepaper titled "Protecting Chemical Companies Against Fraud, Reputation & Misconduct Risk" that provides guidance on how to develop an effective antifraud program.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. to Build Petrochemical Terminal in Tianjin, China
LONDON, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo Stock Exchange:SNI) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group (SNTG), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Lingang Harbor Affairs Company in Tianjin, China for the long-term lease of prime waterfront property upon which a state-of-the-art chemical and oil products terminal is to be built by SNTG.The terminal will be owned and operated by SNTG. Over the next five years, the project is expected to result in the construction of 500,000 to 800,000 cubic meters of storage and related terminal facilities.
SkinzWraps Signs Sponsorship Agreement With Arena Football League Team
DALLAS, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SkinzWraps, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EFRM), a full-service vehicle wrapping company, today announced that it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Dallas Desperados of the Arena Football League. Under the terms of the agreement, SkinzWraps will receive 12 radio spots during Desperados games aired on the sports radio station The Ticket (KTCK-1310 am), two full-page advertisements in the Desperados game day programs, two public address announcements during the 2006 season and one display table in the arena at a Desperados home game. In exchange, SkinzWraps agreed to wrap promotional vehicles for the team at a preferred rate.
Financial Technologies, Inc. Adds ebank to QuickPost Deposit and Payment Forwarding Service
ATLANTA, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Financial Technologies, Inc. (FTI) today announced it has reached an agreement with ebank to process paper deposits made by its customers using FTI's QuickPost(sm) deposit and payment forwarding service. The service allows customers of participating financial institutions to forward deposits or payments overnight through any of the 4,100 domestic locations of The UPS Store(R). The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Manhattan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Manhattan Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 5th Annual North America Forum for Investing and Partnering in Biotech and Medtech
NEW YORK, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Manhattan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX:MHA) announced today that Douglas Abel, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 5th Annual North America Forum for Investing and Partnering in Biotech and Medtech. Mr. Abel's presentation will take place on Monday, March 13, 2006, at 3:50 pm EST at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, MA.