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Volatus Aerospace Announces Closing of Synergy Aviation and iRed Remote Sensing Acquisitions

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company") is pleased to report that it has completed the acquisitions of Synergy Aviation of Edmonton Alberta, first announced on October 13, 2022 and iRed Remote Sensing of Emsworth, England, first announced on October 28, 2022. Synergy Aviation provides Volatus with a strong position in Oil and Gas infrastructure monitoring with the ability to introduce green drone technologies to provide a competitive advantage for growth in that sector. The addition of iRed reinforces the company’s offering in infrared inspection and expands its geographic presence in UK and Europe. “The addition of these two companies adds approximately $7.5MM in proforma revenue and $1MM in proforma EBITDA for the first nine months bringing Volatus proforma revenue to $30MM with a proforma EBITDA of ($1.63MM) for the first 3 quarter,” said Abhinav Signhvi, Chief Financial Officer for Volatus Aerospace. “The strong sales and positive EBITDA are particularly encouraging on the heels of our recently reported Q3 2022 revenue of $11.12MM with an EBITDA of $39,547.” “Our M&A strategy of adding accretive companies such as these to our portfolio provides added financial strength and strategic advantage consistent with our long-term vision,” added Glen Lynch, CEO of Volatus Aerospace. *Non-IFRS measure. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") should not be construed as alternatives to comprehensive loss or income determined in accordance with IFRS. EBITDA does not have any standardized meaning under IFRS and, therefore may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers. The Company defines EBITDA as IFRS net loss excluding interest expense, depreciation and amortization expense. The Company believes that EBITDA is a meaningful financial metric as it measures cash generated from operations which the Company can use to fund working capital requirements, service future interest and principal debt repayments and fund future growth initiatives. About Volatus Aerospace: Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout North America and growing into Latin America and globally. Volatus serves civil, public safety, and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, as well as R&D, design, and manufacturing. Through our subsidiary, Volatus Aviation, we are introducing green and innovative drone solutions to supplement and replace traditional aircraft and helicopters for long-linear inspections such as pipeline, energy, rail, and cargo services. Volatus is committed to carbon neutrality; the fostering of a safe, equitable and inclusive workplace; and responsible governance. Forward-Looking Information This news release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs, and current expectations of the Company with respect to future business activities and operating performance. Often, but not always, forward-looking information and forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, or “believes” or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or statements formed in the future tense or indicating that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” (or other variations of the foregoing) be taken, occur, be achieved, or come to pass. Forward-looking information includes information regarding: (i) the business plans and expectations of the Company; and (ii) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Forward-looking information is based on currently available competitive, financial, and economic data and operating plans, strategies, or beliefs as of the date of this news release, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors may be based on information currently available to the Company, including information obtained from third-party industry analysts and other third-party sources, and are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs. Any and all forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflects expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Forward-looking information and forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current beliefs and is based on information currently available to it and on assumptions it believes to be not unreasonable in light of all of the circumstances. In some instances, material factors or assumptions are discussed in this news release in connection with statements containing forward-looking information. Such material factors and assumptions include, but are not limited to: the commercialization of drone flights beyond visual line of sight and potential benefits to the Company; and meeting the continued listing requirements of the TSXV. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this news release and, other than as required by law, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. Source: Volatus Aerospace Corp. TSXV: VOL Contact Details Abhinav Singhvi +1 514-447-7986 abhinav.singhvi@volatusaerospace.com Company Website https://volatusaerospace.com

November 10, 2022 06:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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NCMA and ASMC Collaborate to Support PPBE Reform

National Contract Management Association

CONTACT INFORMATION: Melissa Blacketer (703) 549-0360 blacketer@asmconline.org Dominick Belfiore dominick.belfiore@ncmahq.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) announced today a collaboration to broaden perspective in support of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) Reform. "NCMA applauds the Congressional PPBE Reform Commission effort to meet current and future challenges of the warfighter," said Kraig Conrad, NCMA CEO. "Through this collaboration with ASMC, we will bring the perspectives of federal procurement and acquisition professionals to the process.” “The work on PPBE reform is critical to not only ensuring the resource allocation process continues to provide the optimal mix of forces, equipment, and support but also gains and maintains a technological and competitive advantage for the United States,” said Rich Brady, ASMC CEO. “We are delighted to collaborate with NCMA because gaining the views of federal buyers and sellers through this neutral forum will be extremely valuable.” ASMC formed a PPBE Reform Task Force in May 2022 to develop recommendations, raise awareness, and review and assess documents released by the Legislative Commission on PPBE Reform and other organizations. Their work involves conducting public forums and collaborations with organizations such as NCMA to inform recommendations with the widest possible areas of practice involved in PPBE. The NCMA community of contract management, acquisition, and procurement professionals are involved in acquisition strategies important to PPBE throughout the process. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022, Section 1004, created the independent Commission within the legislative branch on reform of the Department of Defense PPBE process. Congress and the U.S. Department of Defense appointed members of the Commission and directed the Commission to submit a final report of recommendations by September 24, 2023, to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committees, and the U.S. Secretary of Defense. About the Organizations: NCMA, founded in 1959, is non-profit professional society of over 18,000 members dedicated to the growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession of buyers and sellers it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. To learn more, please visit www.ncmahq.org. ASMC, established in 1948, is the non-profit educational and professional organization for persons, military and civilian, involved in the overall field of defense financial management. ASMC promotes the education, training, and certification of its members, and supports the development and advancement of the defense financial management profession. The Society provides professional programs to keep members abreast of current issues and encourages the exchange of information, techniques, and approaches. ### The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), which was founded in 1959 and is the world’s leading association in the field of contract management. The organization, which has over 18,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession and industry it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. To find out more, please visit www.ncmahq.org. Contact Details Dominick Belfiore +1 571-207-5151 dominick.belfiore@ncmahq.org Company Website https://www.ncmahq.org/

November 09, 2022 11:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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As More Governments Continue to Legalize Cannabis, Suitable 420 Properties Continue to Grow

Benzinga

U.S. cannabis sales in 2021 topped $25 billion and are forecasted to reach $33 billion by the end of 2022. The industry’s rapid expansion has increased demand for buying and leasing cannabis properties. Finding suitable retail space is an issue many cannabis business owners face. 420 Property has made the search more convenient by listing cannabis real estate and businesses available to buy or rent. This property management company connects you with financial institutions to fund your business and professionals to help you with zoning and making the right investment decisions. Navigating Zoning Requirements for Cannabis Properties Zoning laws regulate land uses, enforcing certain restrictions on the property. Although your state’s law permits cannabis sales, a locality has specific zoning requirements. Each municipality enforces restrictions on properties, such as enabling cannabis businesses to operate only on specific streets, determining how and where the business can be advertised and prohibiting the business from being located within 1,000 feet of a school. The numerous limitations placed on cannabis business owners make it difficult for them to set up operations. Navigating local zoning requirements and finding the ideal site for your business is best achieved by working with a property management company. Getting into the Cannabis Industry the Right Way Setting up a cannabis business is a long-term investment that requires you to choose the best method of acquiring real estate. That helps you budget and increases your chances of success. Cannabis Real Estate for Sale Buying cannabis real estate requires you to find a green-zoned property. The ideal way to finance it is with cash. Some banks are allowed to issue loans to cannabis businesses, but they’re accompanied by high fees and interest rates. Investors can choose from several premium cannabis real estate listings in California, New Jersey, Illinois, Oregon, Washington and Michigan. If those listings aren’t suitable, more are available on 420 Property. Cannabis Real Estate for Lease One of the benefits of leasing a property for your cannabis business is that you’re not concerned about the market tanking and decreasing the value of your property. Leasing retail space also requires you to have less upfront capital than buying real estate. Exiting an unsuccessful venture is more viable if you rent rather than own the property. But a major challenge entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry face is high rent. Fortunately, it’s possible to find affordable cannabis retail space to rent. You can visit 420 Property ’s website for a larger selection of real estate to lease. Cannabis Businesses for Sale Setting up a cannabis company from scratch and acquiring all the licenses, equipment and establishing a client base can be an arduous and lengthy process. You can circumvent those challenges by buying an existing cannabis business. Choose a cannabis business for sale or check out 420 Property to connect with a broker who will help you find a great offer. Cannabis Investment Opportunities Instead of setting up a business and being involved in the operations, you can profit from the cannabis industry as an investor and earn passive income. Select the best cannabis investment opportunity and let your money work for you. 420 Property lists numerous investment options for you to explore. Cannabis Real Estate Has Massive Growth Potential Considering that some experts predict the cannabis industry will reach $70 billion in annual sales by 2030, demand for cannabis real estate is rising. You require the assistance of a property management company that will provide guidance about zoning requirements and assist in finding real estate that suits your needs. You can find cannabis listings, financing, insurance, and cannabis real estate brokers on 420 property Contact Details Benzinga +1 877-440-9464 info@benzinga.com Company Website http://www.benzinga.com

November 08, 2022 04:25 PM Eastern Standard Time

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PLANT BASED PRODUCTS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

Plant Based Products Council

The PBPC 2023 Annual Conference: Circular Solutions will explore the innovations, business models, and policies influencing the entire lifecycle of bioproducts in the promotion of a more circular economy. Owned and produced by the Plant Based Products Council, attendees will hear from, and network with, industry leaders, policymakers, brands, and experts through panels, keynotes, networking sessions, and more. “Innovations in the bioeconomy present some of the most meaningful solutions for our 21 st century challenges, including our climate, supply chain, and rural economic growth,” says PBPC Executive Director Jessica Bowman. “We are thrilled to launch our annual conference convening leading experts and innovators to discuss their role in this emerging industry and what solutions, challenges, and opportunities lie ahead.” WHAT: PBPC 2023 Annual Conference: Circular Solutions WHEN: Monday, Mar. 27 – Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2023 WHERE: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20004 WHY: PBPC2023: Circular Solutions will explore what it means to promote a circular economy with bioproducts among some of the industry’s most influential and visionary experts and leaders worldwide. MORE: Visit https://pbpc.com/pbpc2023/ to learn more. CONTACT: Keniece Barbee: keniece@pbpc.com PBPC is an association of like-minded organizations who are advocating for a shift toward a more circular bioeconomy through greater adoption of renewable, plant-based materials supported by appropriate end-of-life infrastructure. We educate stakeholders and advocate for programs and policies that will support growth of the plant-based products industry, helping to harness its environmental and economic potential to deliver a more sustainable future. Learn more at www.pbpc.com. Contact Details Lydia Niles +1 773-677-5327 lydia@curleycompany.com Company Website https://pbpc.com/

November 07, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Volatus Aerospace Corp. Announces Record Third Quarter 2022 Revenue of $11.12MM

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company"), a global leader in the drone industry, is pleased to announce its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2022 ("Q3 2022"). The Company generated revenue of $22,558,010 in the first nine months of 2022. Revenue for Q3 2022 was $11,120,589 an increase of 68% over the previous quarter and a 238% increase over the same quarter in the prior year. The revenue increase in Q3 2022 was driven by organic growth, scale in drone services activities, and increased aviation revenue. Gross profit for Q3 2022 was $3,329,444 an increase of $2,597,024 over the same period in 2021. The increase in gross profit was due to the scale of drone services and aviation revenue. The Company has experienced a gross margin of 30%, representing an increase of 127 basis points over the second quarter of 2022. Volatus recorded a comprehensive loss of ($352,206). This was due to increased investment in human resources in the defense and integrated solutions segments, expansion in the UK, increased share-based payments, and increased advertisement and marketing expenses. The cash on hand as of Sept 30, 2022, was $6,021,163. In a subsequent event, the Company raised additional cash of $4,226,772 from the oversubscribed prospectus and private placement offering that closed on Oct 6, 2022. Notable Operational Accomplishments During the Quarter: Continued delivery of ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) Drones to Ukraine Introduced a subsidized Customer Financing Program for rapid drone adoption in the commercial segment in partnership with Mitsubishi HC Capital Canada. Secured remote BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) approval to operate a drone, using an optical technology for detection and avoidance of aircraft without a visual observer, inside the airspace of an active airport. Demonstrated remote flight operation of two drones located in Las Vegas by a pilot located in the company’s remote operations center more than 3,000 km away in Canada. Entered into a strategic partnership with a radar company - Accipiter Radar Technologies Inc. - to scale BVLOS operations. Continued delivery on our “Profit with Purpose” initiative by completing RPAS technical skills training program with Moose Cree First Nation. Launched our Environment Social and Governance (ESG) initiative to assist various industries achieve their ESG goals by reducing Scope 3 emissions. “Q3 was an important quarter for Volatus as we continued to scale our investment in the defense sector and higher margin Engineered Solutions,” said Glen Lynch, CEO of Volatus. “The quarter also marked the beginning of a transition for our Aviation division as we moved away from passenger activities towards cargo and long linear inspections where drones and eVTOLS’s (electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles) have a much larger role to play.” Webinar In conjunction with this release, Volatus investor relations will host a webinar on Monday, November 7 th at 4:30 PM EST at which time Glen Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, and Abhinav Singhvi, Chief Financial Officer, will review the quarterly results and major milestones with Danielle Gagne, Head of Corporate Communications as moderator. Investors are invited to register for the webinar here. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uAeXAvY2SySzMEJf8FIi5g Audio Replay Options An audio replay of the event will be archived on the Investor Relations page of the company's website here. About Volatus Aerospace: Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout North America and growing into Latin America and globally. Volatus serves civil, public safety, and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, as well as R&D, design, and manufacturing. Through our subsidiary, Volatus Aviation, we are introducing green and innovative drone solutions to supplement and replace traditional aircraft and helicopters for long-linear inspections such as pipeline, energy, rail, and cargo services. Volatus is committed to carbon neutrality; the fostering of a safe, equitable and inclusive workplace; and responsible governance. Forward-Looking Information This news release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs, and current expectations of the Company with respect to future business activities and operating performance. Often, but not always, forward-looking information and forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, or “believes” or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or statements formed in the future tense or indicating that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” (or other variations of the foregoing) be taken, occur, be achieved, or come to pass. Forward-looking information includes information regarding: (i) the business plans and expectations of the Company; and (ii) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Forward-looking information is based on currently available competitive, financial, and economic data and operating plans, strategies, or beliefs as of the date of this news release, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors may be based on information currently available to the Company, including information obtained from third-party industry analysts and other third-party sources, and are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs. Any and all forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflects expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Forward-looking information and forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current beliefs and is based on information currently available to it and on assumptions it believes to be not unreasonable in light of all of the circumstances. In some instances, material factors or assumptions are discussed in this news release in connection with statements containing forward-looking information. Such material factors and assumptions include, but are not limited to: the commercialization of drone flights beyond visual line of sight and potential benefits to the Company; and meeting the continued listing requirements of the TSXV. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. The forward- looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this news release and, other than as required by law, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. Source: Volatus Aerospace Corp. TSXV: VOL Contact Details Abhinav Singhvi +1 514-447-7986 abhinav.singhvi@volatusaerospace.com Company Website https://volatusaerospace.com

November 07, 2022 06:32 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Rated Best Dallas Drug Defense Lawyer John Helms Helps Defend Texans Indicted On Controlled Substance Possession Drug Charges

John Helms Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

Dallas State and Federal Drug Defense case study by top rated Dallas criminal defense attorney John Helms that details: Meth trafficking arrests What Is Drug Possession? What Is Drug Possession In Texas? Common Defenses Against Drug Possession To read and download the full case study the case study website link. John Helms, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer John M Helms, federal drug arrest lawyer and former federal prosecutor with the Northern District of Texas can help you navigate the legal minefield of controlled substance charges. William Perras 214-666-8010 Experienced Texas State & Federal Drug Defense Dallas based criminal defense attorney John M. Helms, you or your loved one facing such charges can be in great care. I fight relentlessly for your case and can work to reach a positive outcome. With me, the criminal justice system doesn’t have to be confusing and frightening. Contact Details John Helms, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer William Perras +1 214-666-8010 Company Website https://johnhelms.attorney

November 04, 2022 02:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Snapbar Introduces Category-Defining Platform to Drastically Streamline Professional Headshots for Companies With Remote and Hybrid Employees

Snapbar

Snapbar, a software company innovating in the world of virtual events and remote work introduced Snapbar Studio in 2022 after multiple pandemic-driven pivots. With over a decade of experience in designing premium photo and video engagements for some of the world’s largest brands, Snapbar has developed a category-defining corporate headshots solution, making ‘virtual headshots’ a standard term for teams of 50 to 10k+ employees. “We had a lightbulb moment after some of our existing corporate clients asked if our virtual photo booth app, Snapshot, could be used for capturing business headshots at events” recalled founder and CEO, Sam Eitzen. “Of course it can - the underlying technology was the same. Less than two months later, Studio was born and has quickly become our fastest growing product.” Snapbar’s Studio product for ‘virtual headshots’ is not only saving companies immediate time and money, but becoming an integral part of employee onboarding for growing teams: The intuitive, web-based interface along with the power of modern smartphone cameras gives employees the freedom to take their own headshots from wherever they are AI-powered editing coupled with user-assisted fine-tuning produces high quality results for the most common business use cases like web, social, email, badges, and more Pre-defined, automatically generated outputs give businesses every crop, edit, and output they need from only one picture, populated in an admin dashboard with moderation control, auto file naming, and easy exports Custom-branded Studios give businesses the flexibility they need to scale their current and future onboarding needs, whether by team, office, or region Studio replaces the need for location-dependent photography and hand-edited photos, and as a result it minimizes turn-around time and brings down per-headshot cost dramatically resulting in significant savings at scale It’s been a no-brainer for many of Snapbar’s existing clients like FedEx, FIFA and Gusto, who became early adopters and have now integrated Studio headshots into their organizational onboarding. “One of the beautiful things about being a nimble, bootstrapped business is that we can actively listen to our customers and quickly design new products and features around their pain points and specific use cases, which gives all customers a more valuable experience with Snapbar” said Joe Eitzen, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Snapbar. Snapbar continues to roll out new features, improving quality with the latest AI technologies, adding security features for sensitive industries, and adding new administrative features to enhance scalability. “We’re excited to be at the forefront of this new business solution category and will continue innovating to serve the broader demand - from individuals to the largest global organizations” said Patrick Ellis, CTO. “We’ve also recognized a need for smaller teams and individuals that we’re currently not an ideal solution for, but keep an eye on us - we’ll have something for that very soon.” Learn more about Snapbar Studio on their website, or view some of their provided resources to see how it’s used. About Snapbar Snapbar develops intuitive, web-based products that leverage user devices to create on-brand content for teams, events, and marketing. Customers can choose one or combine multiple Snapbar apps to streamline onboarding, connect teams, engage audiences, and drive content creation. They work with companies of all sizes and have built custom solutions for events, marketing, education, teams, live sports, and more. Aside from Studio, Snapbar also offers their Snapshot photo booth and Story video booth products. Both are fully customizable and embeddable UGC apps that work seamlessly across all devices to increase and enhance content creation for nearly any use case you can come up with. Their underlying focus is leveraging user smartphones for creativity and content creation while giving organizations and brands a new way to reach and engage their most important audiences in an increasingly hybrid business world. Access Snapbar Studio assets for additional distribution here. Contact Details Snapbar Ben LoBue +1 833-476-2722 ben@thesnapbar.com Company Website https://snapbar.com/studio

November 03, 2022 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Trust & Will Receives SOC 2 Type II Compliance Attestation Report

Trust & Will

Trust & Will, the leading digital estate planning platform in the U.S, is proud to announce that it has received a clean SOC 2 Type II attestation report. The attestation report affirms that Trust & Will’s information security practices, policies, procedures, and operations meet the rigorous SOC 2 Trust Service Criteria for security. SOC 2 Type II ensures the highest customer data and security standards. This independent assessment of internal security controls validates its dedication and adherence to the highest security, confidentiality, and availability standards. Developed by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 requires an extensive auditing procedure that ensures a company is handling customer data securely and in a manner that protects the organization as well as the privacy of its customers. SOC 2 is designed specifically for service providers storing customer data in the cloud. “Achieving SOC 2, Type II compliance is an important milestone for Trust & Will, as we enter into a new era of digital vulnerability and security flaws,” said Eric Urhausen, Head of Engineering at Trust & Will. “We strive to set the standard in our industry, with rigorous monitoring and security standards that better support and secure our customers' sensitive information about their most important life decisions.” Trust & Will uses Drata’s automated platform to continuously monitor its internal security controls against the highest possible standards. With Drata, Trust & Will has real-time visibility across the organization to ensure systems' end-to-end security and compliance posture. “In today’s environment, showcasing a strong compliance posture is integral to earning and maintaining trust with customers, prospects, and partners alike,” said Adam Markowitz, Co-Founder and CEO of Drata. “Automating the path to SOC 2 Type II compliance with Drata enables Trust & Will to continuously monitor their controls and ensure that they remain in compliance at all times.” In addition, Trust & Will’s processes and policies support HIPAA compliance to further protect and secure the information of current and future members. Trust & Will’s SOC 2 Type II report and corresponding accreditation serve as evidence to present prospective members that their data is managed according to the strictest security and compliance guidelines. ABOUT TRUST & WILL Trust & Will is simplifying estate planning and settlement with attorney-approved, legally valid documents and processes designed to adhere to individual state guidelines. Since 2017, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of Trust & Will members leave their legacy with an affordable way to create an estate plan or settle the estate of a loved one. Our platform uses bank-level encryption that protects customer data and complies with the highest security standards, including SOC 2 and HIPAA. Trust & Will is the official estate planning benefit provider for AARP members, along with several leading financial institutions, who all believe in our mission of helping every family leave their legacy. Trust & Will is an online service providing legal forms and information. We are not a law firm and we do not provide legal advice. Contact Details Trust & Will Danielle Nuzzo +1 631-807-7772 danielle@trustandwill.com Company Website https://trustandwill.com

November 03, 2022 07:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Alan Brown steps down as Vistra Group CEO; Simon Webster to lead the next phase of growth for one of the world’s leading Fund and Corporate Service providers

Vistra

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 November 2022 - Following a planned succession process leading into the next phase of growth, Vistra, one of the world’s leading Fund and Corporate Service providers announced today the appointment of Simon Webster as the new Chief Executive Officer for Vistra Group, effective 7 November 2022. Simon Webster, Vistra Group CEO Alan Brown shared, “It’s been a privilege to have shaped and led Vistra’s team of 5000 colleagues over the past few years. Watching such an extraordinarily diverse group of people come together to form One Vistra has been one of the highlights of my 42-year career. Together with my great leadership team, we have built an industry-leading global operating platform. It has been very rewarding to see this translating into strong organic growth. I wish Simon Webster every success as, with BPEA’s support, I truly believe Vistra will become the leading player in the Fund & Corporate Services Industry”. Based in Vistra’s headquarters in Hong Kong, Simon will lead the business across 47 jurisdictions as it positions itself for ongoing growth as the global market leader in the Fund and Corporate Services industry. Simon will also join Vistra’s Board following Regulatory approval. Commenting on the appointment, Simon Hinshelwood, Vistra Board Chair said, “Vistra has grown exponentially over the past seven years, both organically and through strategic M&A, and has transformed into a truly global platform and enterprise. Alan Brown (our outgoing CEO) leaves us with the thanks of the Board for his significant role in this transformation. He has also been at the forefront of our journey to become the pre-eminent global player in our industry with a resilient, scalable, enterprise-wide technology platform that delivers expert services to organisations and enterprises operating across multiple jurisdictions. In addition, Vistra’s global platform will also facilitate further accelerated growth by enabling Vistra to continue adding services and jurisdictions seamlessly, both organically and through M&A. As a result, we are well positioned to become an even stronger market leading player and I am thrilled to welcome Simon Webster to the Vistra team to lead us through this next phase of our growth journey.” With over 30 years’ experience, Simon was most recently the Group CEO of CPA Global, the world’s leading provider of intellectual property software, services, data and analytics for corporates and law firms. He is an experienced, global business leader who helped transform CPA Global from a single product, 250-person firm into the de facto intellectual property industry platform, including leading the acquisition and integration of multiple businesses around the world. In prior roles, he also led significant investment, offshoring and transformation programs across sales, product and support areas to deliver significant value creation with cultural and organisational change. Simon Webster shared, “I am excited to join Vistra, a company I have admired for many years and have recognised as a global leader with a strong management team, expert professionals, and unparalleled client service. I look forward to working with the Board, the Executive Committee and colleagues around the world to take this incredibly strong platform and grow the business to new heights and to help both our colleagues and clients seize opportunity. About Vistra Ranked in the Top 3 in the industry, Vistra is a global Fund and Corporate Service provider with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions. Vistra ensures clients reduce risk and enhance efficiency through the provision of expert advisory and administrative support. Vistra’s resilient, scalable, enterprise-wide technology platform is a core enabler of global economic activity. The Market uses it to empower legal entities to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders. www.vistra.com Contact Details Sylvia Evans media.enquiries@vistra.com

November 03, 2022 04:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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