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Business case for controversial East Kilbride dualling project being reviewed say SLC

The business case for the dualling Stewartfield Way in East Kilbride is being “reviewed and updated” say South Lanarkshire Council.

We revealed in July that SLC had begun work on the business case for the controversial part-dualling of Stewartfield Way.

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Plans to dual the entire road were scrapped with the local authority doing a U-turn following a heated public consultation into the £62m City Deal proposals.

The preferred option following the consultation is only dualling the section between the James Hamilton Heritage Loch junction (at the eastern end of Stewartfield Crescent) eastwards to the Kingsgate/roundabout.

Proposals to introduce a new roundabout at the Playsport access and to

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Union Home Mortgage CEO Bill Cosgrove Named an EY Entrepreneur of the Year for its East Central Region

Union Home Mortgage President & CEO Bill Cosgrove was awarded as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the East Central Region.

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Bill Cosgrove, Union Home Mortgage President & CEO (Photo: Business Wire)

“As a company, we are so proud of what we’ve built here in Northeast Ohio and so it’s truly an honor to be recognized for those efforts,” said Bill Cosgrove, President & CEO of Union Home Mortgage. “I share this award with our 1,400 Partners all-across the country. It’s through their tireless efforts and sacrifice, particularly in a year that challenged us in so many ways, that we continue to achieve success and deliver a world-class experience for our customers.”

He continued, “We’re proud of this award, especially in terms of what it means for us as a local employer,” said Cosgrove. “Union Home Mortgage was

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Knox.biz reveals 40 Under 40 class of 2020 for Knoxville, East Tennessee

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Scenes from 2020’s 40 Under 40 celebration in the Knoxville Convention Center Thursday, Jan 16, 2019.

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The Knox.biz 40 Under 40 class of 2020, presented by Lincoln Memorial University, has been selected. 

This is the 14th class that Knox.biz, formerly the Greater Knoxville Business Journal, has honored.  

Each year the list features the best of the best from East Tennessee’s business community. Our cohort is made up of individuals under the age of 40 from a variety of industries, communities and backgrounds. 

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Global Partners Consulting: First Complimentary Stock Valuation Calculator Focusing on South East Asia Region Has Been Launched

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 28, 2020–

Global Partners Consulting Pte. Ltd. (“GPC”) (Head office: Singapore, Managing Director: Zenta Nishida) and its subsidiary GPC Gateway Pte. Ltd. launched on September 29, 2020, a complimentary stock valuation calculator specialized for Southeast Asian companies.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200928005800/en/

Valuation Report

Free diagnostic tool that provides result in just 5 minutes

Traditionally, the stock valuation process has been complex and expensive for unlisted companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as it requires specialized financial skills and knowledge.

In particular, for Southeast Asian cross-border M&A, for which demand has been increasing in recent years, there have been challenges to obtain proper date for the stock valuation and perform the valuation using several assumptions which were determined on the professional judgement.

In response to this, we have launched a free online diagnostic tool that can provide results in just five

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First Complimentary Stock Valuation Calculator Focusing on South East Asia Region Has Been Launched

Developed by a Southeast Asia-focused M&A Firm and CPA

Global Partners Consulting Pte. Ltd. (“GPC”) (Head office: Singapore, Managing Director: Zenta Nishida) and its subsidiary GPC Gateway Pte. Ltd. launched on September 29, 2020, a complimentary stock valuation calculator specialized for Southeast Asian companies.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200928005800/en/

Valuation Report

Free diagnostic tool that provides result in just 5 minutes

Traditionally, the stock valuation process has been complex and expensive for unlisted companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as it requires specialized financial skills and knowledge.
In particular, for Southeast Asian cross-border M&A, for which demand has been increasing in recent years, there have been challenges to obtain proper date for the stock valuation and perform the valuation using several assumptions which were determined on the professional judgement.
In response to this, we have launched a free online diagnostic tool that can

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Bank of East Asia to sell insurance business with Elliott backing

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA) 0023.HK said on Wednesday it had decided to initiate a sale of its insurance business and seek a strategic partner for its mainland China business following a review of its portfolios and assets.

FILE PHOTO: A logo of the Bank of East Asia is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China, in this February 15, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

The bank said in March it had agreed to carry out the review, pausing four-year-old legal proceedings brought by activist investor Elliott Management demanding change at the lender.

BEA, whose main markets are Hong Kong and mainland China, said in its Wednesday statement that Elliott supported the move.

Shares of BEA rose as much as 4.7% to HK$16.40 after the announcement, recovering from two consecutive sessions of falls. They have lost about 20% over the last

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Bank of East Asia to sell insurance business in strategy overhaul

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA) 0023.HK said on Wednesday it had decided to initiate a sale of its insurance business following the completion of a review of its portfolios and assets.

FILE PHOTO: A logo of the Bank of East Asia is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China, in this February 15, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

The bank said in March it had agreed to carry out a review of its businesses, pausing four-year-old legal proceedings brought by activist investor Elliott Management demanding change at the lender.

BEA, whose main markets are Hong Kong and mainland China, said in its Wednesday statement Elliott supported the move.

Shares of BEA rose as much as 4.7% to HK$16.40 after the announcement, recovering from two consecutive sessions of falls.

BEA has survived as an independent lender in a Hong Kong market that

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Bank of East Asia to Sell Insurance Business in Strategy Overhaul | Investing News

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA) <0023.HK> said on Wednesday it had decided to initiate a sale of its insurance business following the completion of a review of its portfolios and assets.

The bank said in March it had agreed to carry out a review of its businesses, pausing four-year-old legal proceedings brought by activist investor Elliott Management demanding change at the lender.

BEA, whose main markets are Hong Kong and mainland China, said in its Wednesday statement Elliott supported the move.

Shares of BEA rose as much as 4.7% to HK$16.40 after the announcement, recovering from two consecutive sessions of falls.

BEA has survived as an independent lender in a Hong Kong market that is dominated by majors HSBC

, BOC Hong Kong <2388.HK> and Standard Chartered

, while several of the territory’s other family-owned firms have been put up for sale amid

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Farmers.gov adds features allowing entities to conduct business online | East Feliciana

ALEXANDRIA — An update to farmers.gov provides access to farmers and ranchers who are members of an entity, as well as people and groups with powers of attorney to conduct online business with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, a news release said.

Additionally, online services once available through the Conservation Client Gateway will be moved to farmers.gov in the coming weeks.

Self-service features were added to farmers.gov in June, and this latest update expands the scope to include farmers and ranchers who are members of an entity, as well as people with a power of attorney form (FSA-211) on file with USDA’s Farm Service Agency.

Now on farmers.gov, producers, entities and those acting on their behalf can securely interact with the conservation service, sign and download documents, and view conservation contract information. Once entity or power of attorney information is filed with the agency, farmers.gov automatically gives customers access to

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Northern Trust Names Senior Appointments for Middle East and Africa Business

Appointments of Areej Al-Mokbel and Effat Badeeb Support Business Growth and Development of Local Leadership Team

Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) today announces two strategic appointments to its Middle East and Africa senior management team in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. These appointments underscore Northern Trust’s commitment to its clients by recruiting local talent to support the continued growth of its asset servicing and asset management business across the region.

Areej Al-Mokbel has been appointed chief operating officer for the Middle East and Africa, responsible for overseeing business operations for Northern Trust’s offices in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She is tasked with the day-to-day and strategic management of Northern Trust’s administrative and operational capabilities as it supports the evolving requirements of clients across the Middle East and Africa.

Al-Mokbel has more than 20 years of experience working in the financial services industry. She has spent over

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