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Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper LLP Provides Update on the Status of the Class Action Against Mirant -- MIR
NEW YORK, July 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On June 25, 2002, Wolf Popper LLP announced the commencement of a class action lawsuit against Mirant Corporation ("Mirant" or the "Company") (NYSE:MIR) and certain of its senior officers and directors, who had been charged with violations of the federal securities laws (the "Complaint"). The lawsuit was brought on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired Mirant common stock from January 19, 2001 through May 6, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Persons who purchased Mirant stock during the Class Period have until next Monday, July 29, 2002, to make a motion seeking to be appointed lead plaintiff.
CES International User Conference Heads to Historic Charleston
ATLANTA, July 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duke Power will host the CES International user and industry conference this year in historic Charleston, S.C., Nov. 3-6. One of the year's premier events for executives and engineers in the electrical utility industry, advanCES 2002 includes user workshops, panel discussions and a product exhibition hall.
Edgetech Services Inc.
Secure Enterprise Solutions Inc.: New Business Partner Agreements Entered -- New Research Report
KELOWNA, B.C. July 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Secure Enterprise Solutions Inc. (OTCBB:SETP) (the "Company" or "SETP") is pleased to announce that Edgetech Services Inc. (Edgetech) has signed several new Business Partner agreements with leading security providers. These Authorized Reseller agreements enhance the ability of Edgetech to increase its revenue streams by offering the broadest suite possible of best-of-breed products and services to an ever-expanding client list.
Rapid Dating Sweeps the Country
LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Renee Piane, a nationally known dating consultant and the author of "Love Mechanics," and LeeAnn Webster, a motivational speaker and singles events planner, have joined forces to provide singles with a powerful set of tools to get them into the driver's seat of their dating life -- RapidDatingUSA.com.
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper LLP Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against Nicor -- GAS
NEW YORK, July 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolf Popper LLP has filed a securities fraud class action complaint against Nicor Inc. (NYSE:GAS) and two of its senior officers on behalf of purchasers of Nicor common stock from April 18, 2000 through July 18, 2002, inclusive. A copy of the complaint is available from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and on Wolf Popper's website (www.wolfpopper.com).
Old Mutual plc
Johannes Van Der Horst To Retire From Old Mutual
LONDON, July 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual plc (OTCBB:ODMTF), today announced that Dr. Johannes van der Horst will retire from the Group at the end of September after close to 32 years of service. Van der Horst currently works alongside Old Mutual plc Chief Executive, Jim Sutcliffe, assisting in matters of governance, strategic planning and communication. Prior to that he was based in the Chairman's Office in Cape Town as Executive General Manager engaged in capital management and generally assisting Mike Levett in his duties.