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LONDON - Tuesday, October 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Embracing technology can strengthen democracy and empower voters, according to a number of renowned elections experts who have contributed to a report released today by International Elections Advisory Council (IEAC).

The Future of Elections Report comprises seven essays written by people who have experience running some of the most complex elections around the world. As well as championing the use of technology to solve challenges faced by global democracies, a number of the essays demonstrate how digital voting and registration tools have already revolutionised the electoral process in countries including the Philippines, India, Nigeria and South Africa.

In his essay, Pioneering Digital Democracy Worldwide, Richard Soudriette draws upon his experience as founding president of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems to explain why democracies around the world should be investing m ... Read more »

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 Prestige Cosmetics Brand Offers Innovative Complexion Products for a Wide Range of Skin Tones

NEW YORK - Saturday, October 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire BECCA Cosmetics, a high-growth makeup brand offering complexion and color products that flatter a wide range of skin tones and enhance women’s features. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to close in November 2016.

Launched in 2001, BECCA Cosmetics has experienced exceptional growth over the last several years, with a curated product line that includes primers, concealers, foundations, blushes and highlighters that use the beauty of light to enhance the complexion. Most of the brand’s foundations are available in up to twenty shades, with half designed for medium to deep tones and half designed for light to medium tones. This commitment to developing ... Read more »

Views: 96 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2016

VIENNA, Austria & SOFIA, Bulgaria - Saturday, October 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UniCredit Bank Austria AG and UniCredit Bulbank AD increased and amended its current senior facility with Business Park Sofia (BPS), the largest office park in Central and Eastern Europe, in order to accommodate a new syndication partner, Raiffeisen Bank International AG (WBAG: RBI), reaching now a total volume of € 112.9 million. The transaction closed in September 2016.
The new joint facility is being provided by UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and UniCredit Bulbank AD. UniCredit Bank Austria AG and UniCredit Bulbank AD acted as mandated lead arrangers, syndication agents and underwriters. UniCredit Bulbank AD is acting as facility and security agent, account bank, and hedge provider of this transaction. Also, Arco Capital has mandated UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and UniCredit Bulbank AD to provide a constr ... Read more »

Views: 104 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2016 | Comments (0)