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Apr 17, 2015, 18:45 ET
Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee

Jeb Bush's Suggestion to Require Medicare Recipients to Complete Advance Directives Called "Step in Right Direction"

 Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush's suggestion to require Medicare recipients to complete an advance directive is a step in the right...

Apr 17, 2015, 12:24 ET
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Compass Group USA Named to Forbes 2015 America's Best Employers List

 Compass Group USA was recently named to the Forbes 2015 America's Best Employers list as the highest ranked foodservice and support services...

Apr 16, 2015, 16:29 ET
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BBVA Compass opening doors to Main Street with educational small business series

 BBVA Compass is opening doors to Main Street, launching its Great Ideas for Small Business Social Series this morning in San Antonio to give...

Apr 15, 2015, 12:09 ET
BBVA Compass was honored with the Innovation in Financial Education Award by Nasdaq and EverFi for its significant efforts to improve the financial capability of young Americans.

BBVA Compass receives financial education innovation award from Nasdaq, EverFi

 BBVA Compass was honored this week with the Innovation in Financial Education Award by Nasdaq and EverFi for its significant efforts...

Apr 15, 2015, 07:55 ET

Compass Datacenters Earns Tier III Constructed Certification For Data Center In Columbus

 Compass Datacenters has earned Tier III Constructed certification from The Uptime Institute for its first completed data center in suburban...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:27 ET
Dr. David Grube, Compassion & Choices Medical Director

National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16, Is Time to Make End-of-Life Plan

Only one in four Americans has completed an advance directive expressing their end-of-life healthcare wishes, so Compassion & Choices is urging...

Apr 10, 2015, 11:08 ET
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BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. Closes $700 Million Subordinated Notes Offering

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company ("BBVA Compass"), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Compass...

Apr 10, 2015, 09:26 ET
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MahiFX Creates a New Head of Analytics Role

MahiFX has appointed former Oanda Trader Alexander Ridgers to the newly created role of head of...

Apr 09, 2015, 16:05 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Declares First Quarter 2015 Distribution of $0.36 Per Share

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today that its Board...

Apr 09, 2015, 12:02 ET
The Roca brothers will visit the U.S., Argentina and Turkey this summer to recreate the experience from their Girona, Spain-based restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca.

The BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca tour visits U.S., Argentina and Turkey this summer

 The second annual collaboration between BBVA and El Celler de Can Roca will bring the trio of brothers who own the famed Spanish restaurant to...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:00 ET
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BBVA Compass, Dwolla begin rollout of real-time bank transfers

BBVA Compass today announced that its customers will be able to send and receive funds instantly through Dwolla, an all-digital payments network....

Apr 01, 2015, 11:08 ET
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Economist joins BBVA Compass research team

 Amanda Augustine has joined the BBVA Compass economic research team, a group recognized for its accurate forecasting and economic insight....

Mar 31, 2015, 07:55 ET

Compass Datacenters Introduces Simple Site Selection

Compass Datacenters has introduced a new program called Simple Site Selection that enables customers to simplify and accelerate one of the most...

Mar 25, 2015, 19:26 ET
Death-with-dignity advocate Brittany Maynard

California Senate Health Committee Approves Aid-in-Dying Legislation

 Compassion & Choices today praised the Senate Health Committee for approving the End of Life Option Act (SB 128). The committee's...

Mar 24, 2015, 13:06 ET
Death-with-dignity advocate Brittany Maynard.

Brittany Maynard's Family to Release Her Video Testimony Urging Passage of Medical Aid-in-Dying Bills in 45 States

 Brittany Maynard's family and Compassion & Choices will hold a news conference with cosponsors of a California bill to authorize the...

Mar 19, 2015, 13:00 ET

Compass Group USA and Bon Appetit Management Co. Launch Imperfectly Delicious Produce Program to Fight Food Waste and Help Farmers

 Pity the unpretty potato and the twisted turnip. Millions of tons of perfectly edible, wholesome fruits and vegetables get wasted every...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
BBVA Compass today announced Houston Dynamo forward and 2014 Dynamo MVP Giles Barnes as its newest brand ambassador.

BBVA Compass taps Houston Dynamo forward Giles Barnes as its newest brand ambassador

 BBVA Compass today announced Houston Dynamo forward and 2014 Dynamo MVP Giles Barnes as its newest brand ambassador.   Barnes, 26, will...

Mar 16, 2015, 11:31 ET

Compass Group Expands Cage-Free Policy to Include Liquid Eggs

 Compass Group USA, the leading foodservice management and support services company, is proud to announce a major policy...

Mar 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
The BBVA Compass NBA American Express Card is the first credit card to bear the global NBA brand.

BBVA Compass NBA American Express Card gets assists from top NBA players

BBVA Compass today announced the launch of the BBVA Compass NBA American Express® Card, making it easier for NBA fans across the nation to get...

Mar 13, 2015, 19:50 ET
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Another Attempt to Criminalize Doctors Who Provide Aid in Dying Rejected by Montana Lawmakers

Compassion & Choices praised the Montana House for rejecting a second bill in four weeks that would have criminalized writing a...