Day: May 29, 2020

China Draws a Blank on 2020 GDP Target

China’s controversial decision to omit an economic growth target for 2020 has drawn attention to what the government uses targets for. On May 22, Premier Li Keqiang ended months of speculation over the annual target-setting ritual as he delivered the government’s work report to the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislative body, in Beijing. […]

Arrest of CNN Crew in Minneapolis a ‘Violation of First Amendment’

A CNN news crew on Friday live broadcast their own arrest by police in the U.S. state of Minnesota, as they covered protests over the death of an African-American man. Police handcuffed and arrested CNN reporter Omar Jimenez, producer Bill Kirkos and photojournalist Leonel Mendez at about 5 a.m. CT in Minneapolis, despite Jimenez identifying […]

WillScot to Participate in the Baird 2020 Virtual Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference

BALTIMORE, May 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Corporation (“WillScot”) (Nasdaq: WSC), the specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that Brad Soultz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tim Boswell, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting and hosing private meetings during Baird’s 2020 […]

Constellation Brands and E. & J. Gallo Further Revise Wine and Spirits Agreement in Connection With Federal Trade Commission Review Process

The revised agreement announced in December 2019 is amended to address additional FTC areas of competitive concern primarily related to production for Sparkling Wine. Constellation’s Mission Bell facility is excluded from the transaction in response to concerns related to the production of the brands excluded from the December 2019 revised agreement. The transaction price is […]