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Descartes Enables Successful Submission of First Import Declaration on the United Kingdom’s New Customs Declaration System

Descartes Enables Successful Submission of First Import Declaration on the United Kingdom’s New Customs Declaration System

LONDON, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it facilitated the successful submission of the first import declaration via Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) in the UK. CDS is the new system for managing import [...]

CMR Surgical Raises $100 Million in a Series B Financing

CMR Surgical Raises $100 Million in a Series B Financing

Cambridge, UK, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – CMR Surgical Ltd, the British company developing a next-generation surgical robot, announces that it has closed a Series B funding round raising $100 million from new investor, Zhejiang Silk Road Fund and existing investors Escala Capital Investments, LGT, Cambridge Innovation Capital and Watrium. CMR Surgical will use the proceeds [...]

Partners Justin Watts and Matthew Shade Bolster WilmerHale’s IP Litigation Practice in London

Partners Justin Watts and Matthew Shade Bolster WilmerHale’s IP Litigation Practice in London

LONDON, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — WilmerHale today announced that Justin Watts, PhD, and Matthew Shade, PhD, have joined the firm as partners in its London office, strengthening WilmerHale’s position as a firm of choice for complex patent litigation in the United Kingdom and for clients seeking an effective global strategy for their intellectual property [...]

UK Corporate Confidence in Cyber Protection Contrasts with Lack of Employee Awareness of the Threats

UK Corporate Confidence in Cyber Protection Contrasts with Lack of Employee Awareness of the Threats

LONDON, Jun. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Two-thirds (63 percent) of UK businesses believe that their organisation is highly protected from attempts by outsiders to gain access to their systems and data, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson. A similar proportion of organisations (66 percent) maintain that they have the right processes in place [...]

Colliers International UK Acquires Market Leading Hospitality Asset Management Firm

Colliers International UK Acquires Market Leading Hospitality Asset Management Firm

TORONTO, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the acquisition of Vision Asset Management Co. (“Vision”), one of Europe’s leading hospitality asset management companies. The business will be rebranded as Colliers International and integrated into the existing Hotel Property Services operation [...]

S. Korea, Britain Agree to Boost Yuan Hubs, AIIB Transparency

S. Korea, Britain Agree to Boost Yuan Hubs, AIIB Transparency

LONDON, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and Britain will work together to become viable offshore yuan trading hubs and enhance transparency in the China-led infrastructure development bank, the finance ministers from the two countries said Thursday. In a meeting in London, Choi Kyung-hwan and his British counterpart, George Osborne, stressed that the two countries [...]

Humidifier Sterilizer Victims to Visit Reckitt Benckiser UK Headquarters

Humidifier Sterilizer Victims to Visit Reckitt Benckiser UK Headquarters

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Four survivors and families of Koreans whose mysterious deaths were allegedly caused by a personal humidifier sterilizer agent will visit the main headquarters of Reckitt Benckiser in the U.K from May 19 to 22. The association of the victims and the Asian Citizen’s Center for Environment and Health held [...]