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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
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Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
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Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
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Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
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Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
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Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
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Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
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On January 5, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as part of a continuing overhaul of the United States’ food safety laws under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), published proposed rules regarding the...more
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) announced today that the Generic Event Marketability and Access Agreement (GEMAA) has received four signatories, and as a result is now...more
In This Issue:
- 1 Farmers and commercial motor vehicle regulations
- 4 Aflatoxin and the insured farmer
- 5 Do you need a CDL for your recreational vehicle?
- 6 McAfee & Taft’s Agricultural Real Estate...more
For many out-of-staters, the first image that comes to mind when they hear "Illinois" is downtown Chicago. Chicago's one of the world's great cities, but the fact is, much of Illinois is rural. The state's 76,000 farms cover...more
Recently the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued new Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations. Notably, the regulations formally address financing provisions for authorized sales to...more
As we’ve previously discussed, Prop 37 has two important labeling components: (1) a requirement that foods made with genetic engineering are labeled as genetically engineered, and (2) a restriction on labeling genetically...more
The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act of 1930 (“PACA”)1 is deservedly renowned for its provisions creating a statutory trust on sold perishable commodities, and the products and revenues thereof. See 7 U.S.C. §499e. The...more
Notwithstanding the general applicability of the Filed Rate Doctrine, the Ninth Circuit recently held that it does not necessarily bar producer class actions for overcharges. Whether a given rating authority has “rejected” a...more
With the current Farm Bill set to expire on Sept. 30, the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee adopted a provision in mid-July for the proposed 2012 Farm Bill. ...more
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
- 1 Full Circle: A lawyer’s story of returning to the family farm
- 4 When livestock stray
- 5 What every farmer needs to know about the crop insurance appraisal process
- 6 FREQUENTLY ASKED...more
A recent article posted on MSNBC’s website by Alan Boyle revealed that a scientist working at a university in the Netherlands is working on a project to grow animal meat in a laboratory using funding provided by a private...more
Agricultural Law Update - Volume 28, Number 4 - November 2011
Purchasers of federally reinsured crop insurance policies often find themselves at odds with the actions of the Risk Management Agency (the “RMA”), the arm of...more
Just signed by Governor Brown, SB 618 (Wolk) creates, for the first time, an explicit mechanism for landowners and solar developers to remove non-prime agricultural land from existing Williamson Act contracts in order to use...more
Originally published in Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing
Association - July 26, 2011
While the Oklahoma horse industry survived the recent economic decline fairly well, we are aware of many horse boarding and training...more
On May 20, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program ("NOP") issued a Policy Memorandum (PM-11-14) addressing the labeling of textile products containing organic ingredients (such as organic...more
In This Issue:
1 Jacky Martin racing again
2 Endangered species litigation
3 The Oklahoma Livestock Owner’s Lien Act
4 Winds of change
Excerpt from "Jacky Martin racing again"
Racing legend looks to McAfee & Taft...more
While there are signs that the greater economy may be turning a corner, the State of California continues to struggle with its finances in the wake of the economic downturn. Indeed, despite all the political wrangling and...more
Document is a summary of the Agriculture provisions that amended the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 before it narrowly passed the House of Representatives on June 26, 2009. It is now currently on the calender...more
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