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XOMA Reports 2006 Results
BERKELEY, Calif., March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- XOMA Ltd. (Nasdaq:XOMA), a leader in the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics for cancer and immunological disorders, today announced its results for the year ended December 31, 2006.
Oneida Ltd. and Waterford Wedgwood plc Announce Foodservice Alliance to Create Luxury Tabletop Brand Portfolio
NEW YORK, March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Oneida Global Foodservice, one of the largest foodservice tabletop companies in the world, today announced a global marketing and licensing agreement with Waterford Wedgwood plc, the international leader in luxury lifestyle brands. The alliance will provide the worldwide hospitality industry with access to a best-in-class luxury brand portfolio, including Waterford Crystal and Wedgwood fine dinnerware, and to a unique design partnership that will offer highly-tailored fine dining solutions.
Nord Resources Corporation
Nord Resources Corporation Announces Settlement Agreement With Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc. in Connection With Termination of Merger Agreement
TUCSON, Ariz., March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Ronald Hirsch, Chairman of the board of Directors of Nord Resources Corporation ("Nord") (Pink Sheets:NRDS) announced today that Nord has entered into a settlement agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") with Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc. ("PDM") and PDM's direct and indirect subsidiaries, Platinum Diversified Mining USA, Inc. ("PDM USA") and PDM Merger Corp. (together with PDM and PDM USA, the "PDM Parties"), in connection with agreement and plan of merger dated October 23, 2006 (the "Merger Agreement") among the parties. The Merger Agreement contemplated the acquisition of Nord by PDM in an all-cash merger transaction (the "Merger").
Klayman & Toskes P.A.
Notice to All Current and Former Wachovia Securities Customers Who Maintained Accounts At the Toledo, Ohio Branch Office
TOLEDO, Ohio, March 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. ("K&T") (http://www.nasd-law.com), announced today that the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Ohio filed charges against William A. Sirls (Case No.: 3:07-cr-00088-JZ-1), the ex-branch office manager and Senior Vice President of Wachovia's (NYSE:WB) Toledo, Ohio branch office, which was formerly located in West Toledo. According to court documents, Mr. Sirls is alleged to have committed mail fraud and engaged in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity.