first_imgJames Langton The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is introducing new requirements for clearing agencies and formalizing their oversight arrangements in an effort to bolster the integrity and oversight of financial market infrastructure. The CSA published rules on Thursday that aim to adopt international standards for organizations that operate as central counterparties (CCPs), central securities depositories, or settlement systems. Those international standards are set out in principles that the International Organization of Securities Commissions and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure developed in 2012, which aim to enhance the safety and efficiency of financial market infrastructure, limit systemic risk and foster financial stability. Share this article and your comments with peers on social media “These harmonized standards will support resilient and cost-effective clearing agency operations, which in turn promote financial stability and orderly capital markets,” says Louis Morisset, the CSA’s chairman and president and CEO of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), in a statement. The new rule is scheduled to take effect on Feb. 17, 2016. At the same time, the CSA also published proposed amendments to accompanying policy guidance, which was developed jointly by the CSA and the Bank of Canada, that would also introduce international standards related to recovery and orderly wind-down planning by CCPs. Those proposed changes are out for a 60-day comment period, ending Feb. 1, 2016. In addition, eight of the provincial securities regulators — including those in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia — signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that sets out how they will co-operate and co-ordinate their oversight of clearing agencies, trade repositories and matching service utilities. The MOU will take effect once it receives government approval. Under the MOU, a single regulator, or a group of regulators, will take the lead in conducting direct oversight of financial infrastructure firms. This arrangement aims to avoid regulatory duplication and inconsistent requirements. The agreement also enhances co-ordination for processing the applications from firms that are seeking regulatory recognition. “This MOU reflects our collective commitment to co-operative oversight, information sharing and consultation,” Morisset says. “The co-ordinated oversight model will help reduce the compliance burden on the entities that provide market infrastructure.” Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

first_imgSmugglers’ Notch Resort,Smugglers’ Notch photo.Vermont Business Magazine Smugglers’ Notch Resort enters its 15th year being recognized as exceptional for family-forward vacations, according to the prestigious SKI Magazine Reader Resorts Survey. Readers attest Smugglers’ kid-centric activities and gentle slopes with on-hill lodging, combined with some of the East’s best, steepest, and most-expansive tree skiing, make for the perfect harmonization of ski and snowboard opportunities for pleasing the vacationing family’s dynamic. The Resort also brings home the top award for Service and Local Flavor, as well as remaining the number one resort Overall in the Eastern United States.The Resort landed on the top five in 13 out of 18 total categories, including Value, Terrain, Lodging, Snow, and Accessibility. The Resort’s owner and managing director, Bill Stritzler is honored to receive such a long list of accolades, with tremendous pride focused on recognition for exceptional service.The efforts put forth by Smugglers’ staff are terrific. The members of our team are committed to providing a level of service which exceeds the expectations of our guests, constantly working to improve upon our current offerings, and developing new and exciting programs to provide many options for the diverse range of families we serve.Smugglers’ continues to uphold its decades-long commitment to family offerings. The Resort’s ski and ride school has a long-standing history as an industry-wide leader in children’s programming. Now celebrating its 63rd year in operation, Smugglers’ offers programs and activities for all ages throughout four seasons around their mountainside Resort village. Hosting a wide range of activities including skiing and snowboarding, educational activities, pools and waterslides, mountain biking, zip lining, and more, the independently-owned Resort appeals to local and vacation markets alike.Source: JEFFERSONVILLE, VT- October 29, 2019. Smugglers’ Notch Resortlast_img read more

first_imgPinterest Analysis of the results showed that peppermint tea significantly improved long term memory, working memory and alertness compared to both chamomile and hot water. Chamomile tea significantly slowed memory and attention speed compared to both peppermint and hot water.Dr Mark Moss said: “It’s interesting to see the contrasting effects on mood and cognition of the two different herbal teas. The enhancing and arousing effects of peppermint and the calming/sedative effects of chamomile observed in this study are in keeping with the claimed properties of these herbs and suggest beneficial effects can be drawn from their use.” Share on Facebook Peppermint tea can improve long-term and working memory and in healthy adults.This is the finding of a study by Dr Mark Moss, Robert Jones and Lucy Moss of Northumbria University who presented their research at the British Psychological Society’s Annual Conference in Nottingham.A total of 180 participants were randomly allocated to receive a drink of peppermint tea, chamomile tea or hot water. Before they consumed their drink they completed questionnaires relating to their mood. After a twenty minute rest the participants completed tests that assessed their memory and a range of other cognitive functions. Following the tests participants completed another mood questionnaire. Emailcenter_img Share Share on Twitter LinkedInlast_img read more

first_img Apr 26, 2020 Anguillans vote today for new governmentTHE VALLEY, Anguilla, Apr 22, CMC – Outgoing Chief Minister Hubert Hughes is among 19 candidates facing the electorate Wednesday, as Anguillans vote in a general election to elect a new government. However, the 82-year-old Hughes is not leading the incumbent Anguilla United Movement (AUM) into the polls against the…April 22, 2015In “Anguilla”Anguilla gets new GovernmentAnguilla’s new Premier Dr Ellis Webster was sworn into office on Tuesday after leading his Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) to victory in general elections on Monday 29 June 2020. Premier Webster later announced his seven-member Cabinet which includes the youthful Ms Dee-Ann Kentish Rogers who defeated former Premier Mr Victor…July 1, 2020In “Anguilla”CARICOM SG congratulates Anguilla’s new Premier and GovernmentCARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to the new Premier of Anguilla Hon. Dr. Ellis Webster and his Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) on their victory in the island’s General Elections of 29 June 2020. The APM won seven of the eleven seats at stake, with the other four…July 9, 2020In “Anguilla”Share this on WhatsApp May 1, 2020 You may be interested in… Jul 9, 2020 CARICOM SG congratulates Anguilla’s new Premier and… Dr Ellis Webster The APM, led by medical doctor Ellis Webster,  won seven of the eleven seats at stake, with the other four going to the incumbent Anguilla United Front of Premier Victor Banks.  Mr Banks was one of the casualties of the elections, losing his seat to 27 year-old Dianne Kentish Rogers. Jul 1, 2020 Anguilla moves to re-enforce preventive measures All positive cases have recovered Under Anguilla’s electoral system, the voters elect seven parliamentarians in single member constituencies through the first-past-the-post method, while four At-Large parliamentarians are elected by voting across the entire island. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Anguillans voted the main opposition Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) into office in general elections held on Monday 29 June 2020. Anguilla gets new Government last_img read more

first_img Related Amanda Massie/Instagram(ALTADENA, Calif.) — A grandmother in Altadena, California, will be on the lookout for bears this spring after she and her 1-year-old granddaughter had a too-close-for-comfort encounter with one in their backyard.Missy Hawes and little Blake were on the back porch around 6 p.m. Monday when Hawes noticed Blake’s staring at something behind her, home security video shows.Hawes then turned around and saw the bear less than 10 feet away before screaming and hustling Blake into the house as the brown bear romped through the yard and out of sight.“I think she [Blake] was more frightened when I screamed than actually seeing the bear, because the bear made no noise whatsoever,” she told a local TV station, adding that she had seen a bear picking through her trash a couple weeks ago.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMaticolast_img read more

first_imgJohn Hughes.It was also Mike Corner’s last game before returning to the “chippy” in the U.K., so a special thanks to him for all the help he’s provided over the past few months.A Flight1st Geoff Cox (15) 43pts2nd Colin Greig (9) 39pts3rd Tony Robbins (13) 38ptsB Flight1st Frank Sharkey (22) 40pts2nd Reg Smart (26) 38pts3rd John Hughes (17) 38ptsNear Pins:  Alan Freeman, Mashi Kaneta and Tony RobbinsWednesday, March 7, Plutuluang W & N – StablefordWe always try to play one of the cheaper courses on public holidays, so today we paid a return visit to the Navy course.  Only 10 die-hard golfers turned up, the remainder preferring to avoid the anticipated chaos of an overcrowded course, delays and associated problems.  In the event, we weren’t surprised to find that there was a shortage of caddies, and a delayed tee off, but the hard-core golfers eventually had a good although slow day.The course was in surprisingly good shape with the greens looking good, but as usual very slow.  Ex-champion John Hughes backed up his claim that he’ll win this month’s Golfer of the Month title by winning on the day, ahead of arch rival Colin Greig.  Gez Williams had a great day on the par 3’s taking three prizes, and also taking 3rd place in the competition, beating Gordon Melia on a count back.1st John Hughes (17) 35pts2nd Colin Greig (9) 34pts3rd Gez Williams (19) 33pts4th Gordon Melia (17) 33ptsNear Pins:  Gez Williams (3) and Ken F.Friday, March 9,The Emerald – StablefordBack to the regular number of 22 golfers today for our visit to the always popular Emerald course.  The day started off very warm, with some of the less acclimatized members struggling on the front nine, but the breeze picked up on the back nine to everyone’s relief.It’s still early days, but John Hughes continued his push for the Golfer of the Month title, beating newcomer Roger Mitchell on a count back after both scored 37 points.  John’s now only 3 points behind last month’s winner Colin Greig, but with Colin facing an impending cut in his handicap, it could be a tight contest.A Flight1st Alan Freeman (3) 36pts2nd Colin Greig (9) 33pts3rd Paul Smith (3) 33ptsB Flight1st John Hughes (17) 37pts2nd Roger Mitchell (20) 37pts3rd Steve K (20) 36ptsNear Pins:  Alan Freeman, Lee Butler, Mashi Kaneta and Tore Eliason.Note:  The Bunker Boys are a PSC affiliated golf society who now play out of the Bowling Green on Soi X-Zyte between Pattaya 3rd Road and Soi Buakhaow.  We play three times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, so if you enjoy a fun day out and a friendly but competitive golf competition why not come and join us.  We meet at the Bowling Green at 9 a.m. and new players with valid handicaps are always welcome.  For more information call Dave on 087 146 9978, email [email protected] Newcomer Frank Sharkey took the honours in the B flight, ahead of Reg Smart, who was making a return after a couple of week’s absence due to illness – welcome back Reg, and we’re now waiting for your mate Peter to recover as well. PSC Bunker Boys @ The Bowling GreenMonday, March 5, Bangpakong – StablefordWe had a good turnout of 22 golfers today for one of our rare visits to the always enjoyable Bangpakong course.  Every time we play this course someone seems to turn in a remarkable score and there was no question who was the star today, as Geoff Cox followed up a modest front nine (16 points), with a stunning back nine, carding 4 birdies, for 27 points and a gross back nine score of 35 to run away with the A flight.last_img read more

first_img Guardiola also hit out against the idea that top flight teams could enter it later in the competition. 12/02/2016 at 17:13 CET “In Spain, with two-game rounds, it’s tough, but here with one game it’s very attractive and very interesting.” Guardiola said that including big teams from the start with small teams was good too, mentioning how Lothar Matthaus and Didi Hamann’s Bayern were knocked out by Vestenbergsgreuth. “The system is perfect, the small teams deserve the chance to fight against the big ones,” he said.  Sport EN/EFE Pep Guardiola defended the German Cup, saying that one-game ties instead of two allowed greater chances for smaller teams to surprise bigger ones.  “We can’t forget that a few years ago Matthaus and Hamann lost in the first round,” said Pep. The pair commentate on Sky in Germany on the Bundesliga on Saturdays and at times have been very critical of Guardiola.last_img read more

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first_imgThe Nelson Neptunes charged up the pool lanes to win to finish third at the Castlegar Aquanauts Meet as the Kootenay Summer Swim Association entered its final stage of the season.The Neptunes, which has struggled for most of the indoor swimming campaign, finished behind Kootenay powers Castlegar and Trail in the seven-team meet Sunday in the Sunflower City.
Nelson was led division three boy’s sensation, Sam Matthew.Matthew has won gold medals in every meet this season, once again capturing the top prize.Neptune assistant coaches Kiandra McLaren and Melissa Afford, won silver in division six and seven girls, respectively.Kourtney Brager took home the bronze in division three girls.The Neptunes were inspired by the spectacular swims of the winter-club swimmers.Jordan Andrusak won the gold medal in O cat 1 girls while Kelsey Andrusak claimed the bronze.Meanwhile, in O cat 2 boys, Niallan Collier also won gold.Jordan Andrusak also set no less than four new records during the meet.Andrusak set new marks in 50-meter breaststroke, 100-meter freestyle, 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter individual medley.Not to be outdone, Collier smashed records in 100-meter breaststroke, 100-meter butterfly and 200-meter individual medley.The Neptunes travel to Kimberley this weekend for the final meet of the season.The team then prepare for regionals August 6-7 in Castlegar.The top swimmers advance to the B.C. Summer Swim Championships August 15-21 in [email protected]last_img read more