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BioXell and ProSkelia Announce R&D Collaboration
MILAN, Italy and PARIS, Jan. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- BioXell SpA and ProSkelia SAS today announced the signing of a collaborative agreement to research and develop drug candidates based on Vitamin D3 analogues for the treatment of osteoporosis and secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT).
Getinge: Integration and Restructuring of Siemens' LSS
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Getinge today announces the essential parts of the planned restructuring that will secure stable, long-term profitability for Siemens' LSS, which was acquired in autumn 2003. The structural initiative that further underpins LSS' profitability falls into three categories: a new, more effective sales organization, phasing out the anesthesia product range and coordinating production and product development in the Medical Systems business area between the units at Solna and Lund in Sweden.
Enea Signs Contract with Nokia Networks
TABY, Sweden, Jan. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enea Embedded Technology has signed a contract with Nokia Networks concerning all Enea's OSE products. The contract regards infrastructure equipment.
Trintech Group Plc
United Cinemas International Automates Reconciliation and Tightens Cash Controls with Trintech's ReconNET Solution
LONDON and TEXAS, Jan. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trintech (Nasdaq:TTPA) (Prime Standard:TTP), a leading provider of transaction management and payment infrastructure solutions, today announced that United Cinemas International (UK) Limited ("UCI"), a division of one of the world's leading cinema exhibition groups, has selected ReconNET 6.6 to automate the verification and reconciliation of its cash banking and credit card transactions. ReconNET also enables UCI to streamline its cash management processes, and provide effective risk management and reporting across its UK and Ireland cinema estates.
Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
The Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP Announces That Excelsior Mutual Fund Investors Have Ten Days Remaining to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- UMCAX, UMESX, UTGXX, UIMIX
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Excelsior Mutual Fund investors have ten (10) days to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought against The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCH), Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., U.S. Trust Corporation, and the Excelsior Mutual Funds. If you purchased any of the Excelsior Funds listed below between November 23, 1998 and November 14, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period") and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California by January 20, 2003.
Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
The Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP Announces That MFS Mutual Fund Investors Have Thirty Days Remaining to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- MCOFX, MEGRX, MNDAX, MFSGX
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- MFS Mutual Fund investors have thirty (30) days to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought against MFS Mutual Funds, which are managed by Massachusetts Financial Services, a subsidiary of Sun Life Financial, Inc. (NYSE:SLF). The class period for this case is December 15, 1998 through December 8, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"). If you purchased any of the MFS Mutual Funds listed below between December 15, 1998 and December 8, 2003, inclusive and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts by February 9, 2004.
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
January 13, 2004 is the Last Day to Move for the Appointment as Lead Plaintiff in the Securities Class Action Against Friedman's, Inc., Victor M. Suglia, Bradley J. Stinn, Sterling Brinkley and Douglas Anderson
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Abbey Gardy, LLP commenced a Class Action lawsuit in the United States District for the Northern District of Georgia (Case No. 03 CV 3495), on behalf of persons who purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded securities of Friedman's Inc. ("Friedman's" or the "Company") (NYSE:FRM) between January 26, 2000 and November 17, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
People with Cystic Fibrosis Team Up with the Experts to Fight Infection the Virtual Way
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The first 2004 cystic fibrosis (CF) Virtual Patient Education Day live webcast, hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, and Columbia University Medical Center, will be held on Monday, January 12. The focus of the Virtual Patient Education Day live webcast is "How to Avoid Germs in CF" and is intended to give people with CF and their families a chance to learn about the reason behind initiating and the importance of observing the current infection control guidelines for CF. There will be two live webcasts on January 12; the first webcast will be at 7:00 p.m. ET (6:00 p.m. CT, 5:00 p.m. MT, 4:00 p.m. PT). The second live webcast will take place at 9:00 p.m. ET (8:00 pm CT, 7:00 p.m. MT, 6:00 p.m. PT).