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Frontec Signs Global Agreement with Alfa Laval
SOLNA, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontec and Alfa Laval have signed a three-year agreement on integration solutions. The agreement, which makes Frontec a global supplier of integration services and software to Alfa Laval, is worth approximately SEK 6 million.
Annual General Meeting of Skandia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shareholders of Skandia Insurance Company Ltd. (publ) are hereby summoned to the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at 4.30 p.m. (Swedish time). Location: the Congress Hall, Folkets Hus, Barnhusgatan 12-14, Stockholm, Sweden.
AudioDev: Notice of Annual General Meeting
MALMO, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders of AudioDev AB (publ.) are hereby summoned to the annual general meeting on Thursday, May 2, 2002 at 16:30 in Bagersalen, S:t Gertrud Kongresser, Bagersgatan 1, Malmo.
Annual General Meeting of Nordea on April 24
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordea AB (publ) has today summoned its shareholders to the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at 15.00 Swedish time in Aula Magna, Stockholm University, with the possibility for shareholders to participate in the Meeting via video simulcast at 16.00 Finnish time at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki and at 15.00 Danish time at the Scandic Hotel Copenhagen.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Class Action Against NewPower Holdings, Inc, Certain of its Officers and Directors, and the Underwriters of its Oct. 5, 2000 Offering Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law Filed by Rabin & Peckel LLP -- NPW
NEW YORK, March 21, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, civil action number 02-2268, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased NewPower Holdings, Inc. ("NewPower" or the "Company") common stock (NYSE:NPW) between October 5, 2000 and December 5, 2001, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period").
Hill & Knowlton, Inc.
Hitachi Awards San Francisco Teen $5,000 College Scholarship for Commitment to Safety
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Proving that community service has far-reaching benefits, Hitachi, Ltd. identified and rewarded Anthony Emilio Valdez and four other Bay Area students for their commitment to improving the safety of their community. Reflecting President Bush's clarion call for service, the five high school seniors -- selected on the merits of a written application for the 2002 Hitachi Safety Scholarship -- delivered a final-round oral presentation on their community service efforts before a panel of local business and community leaders. The grand-prize winner received $5,000 in scholarship money, while the remaining four finalists each received $1,000.
Emerson Poynter LLP
The Emerson Firm Announces That They Have Filed a Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit Brought on Behalf of WestPoint Stevens Inc. -- WXS
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 21, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Emerson Firm today announced that a shareholder derivative lawsuit has been filed in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia on behalf of WestPoint Stevens Inc. ("WestPoint Stevens" or the "Company") (NYSE:WXS). Named as defendants in the action are Holcombe T. Green, Jr., William F. Crumley, Thomas J. Ward, Morgan M. Schuessler, Charles W. McCalll, Dale C. Williams and Gerald B. Mitchell (the "Individual Defendants") who have also been named as defendants in a federal securities fraud class action lawsuit. Further, each Individual Defendant personally benefited from their wrongful actions through insider stock sales of $6.2 million, and Green was able to use his personal holdings of Company stock to secure a $250 million loan for another company he controls.