GSK whistleblower tried to spill the beans to boss in 2003

first_img GSK whistleblower tried to spill the beans to boss in 2003 whatsapp Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteMoneyPailShe Was A ’90s Star, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter Center KCS-content Show Comments ▼center_img whatsapp CHERYL Eckard, the whistleblower awarded a record-breaking £60m by a US court earlier this week, reportedly tried to call the former chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) JP?Garnier in July 2003, to warn him there were problems with the group’s manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico.GSK declined to say last night whether JP Garnier knew that the call had been made to his office. The call had been placed by Eckard after she left the company.Getnick & Getnick, Eckard’s legal representatives, said Eckard complained multiple times that drugs made at GSK’s Cidra plant were being produced in a non-sterile environment, that the water system at the factory was contaminated and that medications were being made incorrectly. After failed attempts to get GSK to remedy the situation, Eckard reported the violations to the FDA in August 2003.The factory in Cidra, which had at one time been the largest in GSK, was closed in 2009. GSK said the company worked to remedy problems at the Cidra plant, and also added that no additional warning from the FDA had been received since 2002.GSK agreed to pay $750m to settle the case. Eckard received her payment under the False Claims Act. Wednesday 27 October 2010 8:42 pm Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) Q12016 Interim Report

first_imgStanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2016 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng)  2016 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileStanbic IBTC Plc is a financial services company in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the retail, corporate, investment and wealth management sectors. The Personal and Corporate Banking division provides a full-service offering ranging from transactional accounts to residential accommodation loans, vehicle and equipment finance and instalment finance. The Corporate and Investment Banking division offers products and services for foreign exchange, fixed income and equity trading as well as transactional banking, corporate and property lending and custodial and trade finance services. The Wealth Management division provides services for investment management, pension management, portfolio management, unit trust/fund management and trusteeship services. Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc undertakes venture capital projects and private equity investments; acts as an executor and trustee of wills and trusts; and provides agency, insurance brokerage and stockbroking services. Founded in 1989, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited. Its company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Stanbic IBTC Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) Q12016 Interim Report

first_imgJulius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2016 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBERGE.ng)  2016 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileJulius Berger Nigeria Plc is a civil engineering and construction company in Nigeria. The company is involved in the planning, design and construction of major civil engineering and civil works which encompasses office and functional buildings, residential houses, sports and recreational facilities as well as infrastructure such as roads, bridges, railway lines, airports, dams and water supply schemes. Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has business interests in the plants and factories, oil and gas, marine, ports and shipping and power sectors. The company’s pioneer project was the construction of the Eko Bridge in Lagos in 1964. The company’s head office is in Abuja, Nigeria. Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgCaudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Property sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileCaudan Development Limited deals in the investment and development of real estate properties and provision of security services in Mauritius. The company also owns, promotes and develops Le Caudan Waterfront, which is a mixed commercial project on the waterfront of Port Louis. Apart from Le Caudan Waterfront, Caudan Development Limited rents out industrial buildings situated at Pailles, Riche Terre, and Albion Dock. The company also deals in the sale of alarm equipment and property protection services. Caudan Development Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Guests Pavilion / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

first_img Spain Projects Area:  63 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily Photographs CopyHouses•Valencia, Spain Recommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineText description provided by the architects. The project with a surface area of around 70 square meters is a guest pavilion that functions as an autonomous architecture conceived as an extension of a project that we had developed in the studio. The human scale of the pavilion makes it a comfortable space where to experience living in a garden. The pavilion consists of two rooms: one bedroom and a living room with a kitchen. There are also two bathrooms, one serving the pavilion and the other one as a support for the pool.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGWithin the premises, the aim is that the built piece minimizes its impact on the garden from the main house. This way, the pavilion is located approaching one of the limits of the land, perpendicular to the swimming pool, showing its slimmer and opaque side towards the existing architectures. In the other direction, the piece is a passageway, relating to the landscaped space and a sort of courtyard between the pavilion and the wall.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGA centenary olive tree, a liquidambar, and a pomegranate tree, together with the pool platform, serve as a link between the architecture and the garden. The deciduous liquidambar sieves the sunlight depending on the seasons. By means of the darkening system, it is possible to control the operation of the piece, more discreetly when it is opened to the courtyard, or completely open to enjoy the domesticated nature of a consolidated garden from the deposited pavilion.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGProject gallerySee allShow less17 Stressful Situations Only Architects Can Relate ToArticlesThe Architect’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017Articles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/884261/guests-pavilion-fran-silvestre-arquitectos Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/884261/guests-pavilion-fran-silvestre-arquitectos Clipboard CopyAbout this officeFran Silvestre ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesValenciaSpainPublished on November 27, 2017Cite: “Guests Pavilion / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos” 27 Nov 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma SelectGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GradationPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsCocowebLighting – Blackspot LED Barn LightUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemCeilingsSculptformTimber Batten Ceiling in All Souls ChapelHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH 5 + PH 5 MiniGlazedGrespaniaWall Tiles – Porto PetroThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterCompositesLamitechPlastic facades PanelexCarpetsHalcyon LakeCarpet – Nobsa GreyMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG+ 55 Share Year:  “COPY” Guests Pavilion / Fran Silvestre ArquitectosSave this projectSaveGuests Pavilion / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos Houses Architects: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Manufacturers: BD Barcelona Design, Betacryl, Eggersmann, Flaminia, Flos, Levantina, Minotti, Zucchetti, Aldeoki, Alfaro Hofmann, Belta, Dekovent, Papema, SancalCollaborating Architects:Maria Masià, Estefanía Soriano, Fran Ayala, Pablo Camarasa, Sandra Insa, Santi Dueña, Ricardo Candela, David Sastre, Sevak Asatrián, Álvaro Olivares, Eduardo Sancho, Esther Sanchís, Vicente Picó, Ruben March, Jose Manuel Arnao, Gemma Aparici, Aida Pons, Sergio Llobregat, Rosa JuanesStructure:David Gallardo; Estructuras Singulares. Universitat Politècnica de ValenciaProject Director:Estudio 2Technical Architect:Carlos GarcíaExterior Furniture:Fran SilvestreInterior Furniture:GrassolerProject Architect:Fran SilvestreCity:ValenciaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess Specs Photographs:  Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2017 Guests Pavilion / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos “COPY”last_img read more

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DEC launches Asian tsunami appeal but minus online element

first_img Howard Lake | 28 December 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Research / statistics The DEC is the umbrella organisation which launches and co-ordinates the UK’s national appeal in response to major disasters overseas, and represents its 12 international aid agency members.The initial focus on telephone donations rather than online is unfortunate for three reasons. First, the DEC itself knows, as do other emergency organisations, that the average online gift is higher than the average offline donation. For example, in its 2002 Southern Africa appeal the average online gift was £56 compared to the average telephone gift of £40.Secondly, the Web has overtaken the telephone as the preferred method of giving to emergency appeals. For example, in the first two days of Oxfam’s appeal for the victims of the Goma disaster in 2002, three times as much was given online as via the telephone. It had experienced this development already with its 2001 emergency appeals for Afghanistan and the Gujerat earthquake, both of which generated more online than via the telephone in the immediate aftermath.Thirdly, speed of response matters. Medical charity DebRA found that nearly half of all online income it received after being the subject of a Channel 4 documentary in March 2004 came in within the first 24 hours. More significantly, 6% of online income (£6,000) came within the first two minutes of the programme’s end, and a further 13% (£20,000) coming in within the next 28 minutes. The DEC has enjoyed similar success in the past: in the first three days of its Sudan appeal in July 2004 over £1 million was donated online.Any delay in offering an online donation facility by an emergency organisation could therefore affect the total amount raised.While this DEC emergency appeal is likely to be very successful, it is likely that even more could have been raised had the Web donation facility been launched from the outset.  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. DEC launches Asian tsunami appeal but minus online element The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has launched a public appeal to fund the work of its member aid agencies working to help the victims of the south Asian earthquake and floods. Donations can be made by telephone, but not online.The DEC’s appeal was launched earlier today but focused on encouraging donations by telephone via 0870 60 60 900. It is not promoting the facility to make online donations: indeed, as of 11pm on 28 December, two days after the disaster, its Web site makes no mention of the Asian floods disaster or how to donate to it. Instead it focuses solely on its Sudan emergency appeal. Indeed, although you can give online to the DEC, you can only give to its Sudan emergency appeal e.g. “I want DEC Sudan Emergency to reclaim the tax I have paid.” The site’s front page indicates that it was last updated on 16 December 2004. Advertisementlast_img read more

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GSK & Save the Children announce $1m Healthcare Innovation Award winners

first_img Tagged with: Awards Funding Melanie May | 9 June 2017 | News “The Healthcare Innovation Award was specifically designed with the understanding that those closest to a complex problem are best placed to design solutions to solve them. These innovations are already delivering clean drinking water, pre and post-natal care and vaccination reminders for the world’s most vulnerable children. In Colombia, Sinergias is supporting families who may only be accessible by plane or boat, making them the winner of our Hardest-to-Reach award. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. GSK & Save the Children announce $1m Healthcare Innovation Award winners  87 total views,  1 views today GSK and Save the Children have awarded their $1m Healthcare Innovation Award to four new approaches to reducing deaths in the under-fives.The award is part of a five-year partnership between GSK and Save the Children, which launched in 2013 and aims to help to save one million children’s lives.  The award identifies innovations making a tangible difference to children’s health, and enables organisations to share and replicate their approach. Since 2013, 17 inventive approaches have been recognised.This year, the award focused on innovations providing healthcare for the hardest-to-reach mothers and children. Four winners were selected from 171 submissions across 30 countries.The Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD) in Pakistan won the largest share of the Award ($320,000) for their inexpensive water filter unit. The unit is sourced and constructed locally from mud pots, costs US$10-15, and removes 98%-100% of biological contamination.Sinergias (pictured) in Colombia won $250,000 for a cross-cultural healthcare delivery model for indigenous populations in the Amazon region, ARMMAN in India won $115,000 for their free mobile voice call service providing preventative care information to mothers, and Alma Sana in Nigeria won $100,000 for their simple, low-cost bracelet that stimulates parents’ uptake and demand for children’s immunisations in Nigeria.The remainder of the prize fund has set aside for providing the winners with consultative support to help them take their programme to scale, with $25,000 also set aside for the Employee Choice Award, which will be selected by GSK and Save the Children employees.Andy Wright, VP Global Health Programmes, GSK said:“Millions of children are being left behind because they live in remote areas. This year’s Healthcare Innovation Award recognises interventions that are supporting mothers and children in some of the world’s most marginalised communities. The award will enable the 2017 winners to expand their operations in these neglected areas and help save more children’s lives.”Ali Forder, director of programme quality & impact, Save the Children UK added: Advertisement  88 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19last_img read more

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Trio of Frogs picked on day two of MLB Draft

first_img + posts Twitter Women’s golf heads to Oklahoma for chance at first Big 12 title printWith the College World Series set to begin in under a week, the Horned Frog baseball program turned its attention to the 2017 Major League Draft.Monday, June, 12: Rounds 1-2While no active members of the Horned Frogs’ roster were selected in the first two rounds, picks 1-75, of the draft, three members of TCU’s No. 8 ranked 2017 recruiting class (ranking from perfectgame.org) were selected on day one.With the No. 12 overall selection, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted RHP and TCU commit Shane Baz of Concordia Lutheran High School in Cypress, Texas. The hard-throwing righty announced via Twitter that he will instead sign with the Pirates.Excited to be a part of the @Pirates unbelievable organization! #BucNation— Shane Baz (@thewizardofbaz) June 13, 2017A year ago, the Frogs were able to pry the 41st overall pick, Nick Lodolo, from the same Pirates organization. The No. 12 draft slot is valued at $4,032,000.The second TCU signee to go off the board was third baseman Jacob Gonzalez of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. The San Francisco Giants selected Gonzalez in the second round with the 58th overall pick, despite Gonzalez being ranked just 132nd on Baseball America’s list of the top 500 draft prospects. Gonzalez, the son of former MLB All-Star Luis Gonzalez, would be an immediate replacement for senior 3B Elliott Barzilli. Defensively, Gonzalez would have been a downgrade from Barzilli, but he would have provided elite power to the middle of the TCU lineup for years to come.Tyler Freeman, a shortstop out of Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, was selected by the Cleveland Indians with the 71st pick. Freeman, a potential heir apparent to senior shortstop Ryan Merrill, is seen as an all-around player who will excel both defensively and at the plate. The 71st spot in the draft comes with a value of $816,500. Freeman, considered the No. 97 overall prospect by Baseball America, was taken earlier than expected, which could increase the chances that he will sign with the Indians instead of coming to Texas.Tuesday, June, 13: Rounds 3-10Day two saw three active Horned Frogs drafted by Major League organizations.Perhaps surprisingly, with Evan Skoug rated the No. 78 overall prospect, Austen Wade was the first Horned Frog to be taken in the 2017 draft.The Cleveland Indians used their fifth-round pick, No. 162 overall, to select the junior outfielder from Midland, Texas. Wade leads the Frogs in batting in 2017 with a .342 batting average to go along with 16 doubles, five home runs and 15 stolen bases. The No. 355 rated prospect was selected well before expected, making it even more likely that he will sign a contract. Already a top-five round pick, it would be difficult to improve his draft stock during his senior season, so Wade will be choosing between beginning his professional career (and a draft spot valued at $293,800), and a run at his fourth straight College World Series (the team’s fifth straight) in the purple and white.Congrats to Austen Wade! A 5th round pick at the @Indians! #GoFrogs pic.twitter.com/DORi8BpduM— TCU Baseball (@TCU_Baseball) June 13, 2017Skoug, projected as a third-round draft pick, slipped all the way to the No. 207 selection in the seventh round. The Chicago White Sox drafted the junior catcher from Libertyville, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. Skoug was the 20th catcher picked in the draft. Skoug struggled mightily out of the gates in 2017, seemingly lowering his draft stock at the time, but 16 homers in his last 33 games and 20 on the season so far had Skoug considered the No. 7 catcher in this year’s class by Baseball America.The @whitesox got a good one in Evan Skoug! Congrats on being drafted in the seventh round! #GoFrogs pic.twitter.com/36tPgVPO4V— TCU Baseball (@TCU_Baseball) June 13, 2017Throughout the year, TCU head coach Jim Schlossnagle mentioned on multiple occasions that Skoug would likely sign his contract and was playing his final year at TCU. Even with Skoug dropping several rounds, there is still a good chance that Skoug will sign with the White Sox and forego his senior season.Money wise, his ranking of No. 78 would have slotted him at a pick valued at $732,200 while the 207th pick is worth $201,700, a difference of $530,500.Should Skoug leave TCU after this year’s College World Series, he would finish top five in home runs and RBI’s in a career as a Horned Frog, and he has already secured the first 20 home run season since Chris Connelly hit 23 in 1997.The first TCU senior drafted was RHP Brian Howard from St. Louis, Missouri. The veteran pitcher was drafted in the eighth-round, 231st overall, by the Oakland Athletics. After being drafted in the 17th round of the 2016 draft, Howard returned for his senior season that has seen him go 11-3 with a 3.95 ERA in 18 starts so far. After winning 10 games in 2016, Howard’s 11-win 2017 campaign makes him the first TCU player in school history with consecutive 10-win seasons.Big Game Howie is taking his talents to @Athletics! Congrats to Brian Howard on being selected in the 8th round! #GoFrogs #ProFrogs pic.twitter.com/iyGZvZmIPw— TCU Baseball (@TCU_Baseball) June 13, 2017In his career, Howard has been part of four College World Series teams and has compiled a 25-5 record over 61 games with a 3.52 ERA over 255.2 innings pitched.“Big Game Howie,” as Schlossnagle called him last week, is 6-0 in 12 postseason appearances with a 1.68 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 64.1 innings pitched. He will have a final chance to add to his legacy in Omaha starting Sunday.Rounds 11-40 will take place Wednesday, with players like Elliott Barzilli, Ryan Merrill, Jared Janczak, Cam Warner, Mitchell Traver and Nolan Brown expected to be picked at some point. Check back with TCU360.com for more coverage after the conclusion of the draft and for College World Series coverage. Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ Linkedin Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ ReddIt Branson Nelson Facebook Linkedin A COVID-19 Charles Schwab Challenge TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Branson is a junior journalism major from Fort Worth, Texas. He enjoys writing about all sports and plans to go to law school after graduation. 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Treasury: Recap and Release Not Happening

first_img  Print This Post Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. February 25, 2016 3,362 Views in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Conservatorship Fannie Mae FHFA Freddie Mac Recap and Release Treasury 2016-02-25 Brian Honea Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: Conservatorship Fannie Mae FHFA Freddie Mac Recap and Release Treasury Home / Daily Dose / Treasury: Recap and Release Not Happening Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Share Save Despite some speculation within the mortgage industry that a speech on February 18 in which FHFA Director Mel Watt expressed concern over the GSEs’ impending zero capital buffer, Treasury put to rest the notion that a policy change is on the horizon.Treasury counselor Antonio Weiss made it clear in October that a so-called “recap and release” for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, or a recapitalization and subsequent release from the FHFA’s conservatorship, was not imminent and would definitely not happen during the Obama Adminstration. Weiss contended that “The default must not be a return to a model that failed. . .we owe it to the American people to create the housing finance system they deserve.”In response to Watt’s speech and in particular to speculation about a potential policy change, a Treasury spokesperson told DS News in an email, “Taxpayers injected $188 billion into the GSEs to stabilize the housing market and lay the groundwork for our economic recovery. Director Watt’s remarks underscore the Administration’s consistent position regarding the GSEs’ conservatorship:  the best long-term solution is comprehensive housing finance reform. Until then, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will continue to rely on the $258 billion of taxpayer provided support to sustain market confidence.”Watt said in his speech at the Bipartisan Center in Washington, D.C., on February 18 that there were certain substantial risks and challenges associated with managing the conservatorship, which were “certain to escalate” as the conservatorship, now in its eighth year, continues. One of those risks was the capital buffer of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which is required by the government to be reduced to zero by January 1, 2018. Watt said with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac holding zero capital, a disruption in the housing market could result in the GSEs needing another draw on Treasury.“Director Watt’s remarks underscore the Administration’s consistent position regarding the GSEs’ conservatorship: the best long-term solution is comprehensive housing finance reform.”TreasuryRalph Axel, rates strategist for Bank of America, stated he believes that Watt’s speech will be the driver of policy change, calling the speech “unusual” and saying that it “opens the door to FHFA pursuing a recapitalization plan, eventually leading to the end of the conservatorships. . .Now that the FHFA has made the decision to tackle the undercapitalization issue at Fannie/Freddie, we think FHFA will continue to push in this direction and cite its statutory obligation as the driver.”Weiss argued back in October that a recap and release would be ineffective, however, because it would not increase access to the housing market for creditworthy borrowers, that taxpayers have not been fully “repaid” for the bailout (contrary to claims of private investors), and that a recap and release would drive up the cost of mortgages, since it would take decades for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to build safe and sound levels of capital to operate. Weiss claimed that those who believe a recap and release is a sustainable solution to the need for housing finance reform are “misguided.”In response to Weiss’ remarks, several civil rights groups—the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) sent a letter to President Obama calling on the Administration to end the conservatorships and recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago About Author: Brian Honea Treasury: Recap and Release Not Happening Subscribe Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: What Effect Do Foreclosures Have on the Nation’s Existing-Home Supply? Next: Servicing Growth Drives Nationstar’s Q4 Rise in Earnings The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agolast_img read more

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Inishowen cross-border out of hours GP service not being used

first_img Twitter Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Google+ Twitter By News Highland – June 4, 2010 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+ Previous articleIncrease recorded in those signing on in DonegalNext articleDonegal motorists urged urged to extra careful over Bank Holiday weekend News Highland Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterestcenter_img Inishowen cross-border out of hours GP service not being used Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook There are fears that a pilot cross border out of hours GP doctor service in Inishowen could be removed if more people do not avail of the service.While a similar scheme in the south of the county has proved very popular there has been a low uptake for the service in border villages in the north of the county.Seneator Cecilia Keaveney is blaming this on a lack of awareness and has welcomed a committment from those who run it to address that issue.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/keav1pm.mp3[/podcast] 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp WhatsApp Newsx Advertslast_img read more

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