A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Polsinelli Podcast - Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Consequences for Corporations
Government’s Health Care Fraud “Cash Cow” Keeps Mooing
Investment Management Update- 2014 Election Impact
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
Polsinelli Podcast - Republicans Gain Control of the U.S. Senate - How That May Impact Health Reform
Karl Rove's Efforts to "Buy" Courts Harmed America, Says Legendary Attorney
Crisis at the Border Shows Problems in US Immigration Law
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Aquila on M&A: Dealmaking is Back
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
What Comes Next in Derivatives Regulation?
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Is Punishment Dead in America?
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On May 5, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued guidance regarding travel between the United States and Cuba. In particular, the guidance clarifies that companies authorized to...more
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On April 2, the United States, along with the U.K., France, Germany, Russia, China, and the EU (the “P5+1”), agreed with Iran on a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”). The JCPOA is a preliminary framework to reduce...more
On March 23, Department of the Treasury’s OFAC announced a settlement agreement with a large money services business (MSB) for failing to implement an effective compliance program “to identify, interdict, and prevent...more
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Customs and Border Protection Issues Update on Enforcement of Trade Orders -
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President-elect Jean Claude Juncker announced on September 10 the allocation of responsibilities in his team and the way work will be organised in the European Commission once it takes office.
The most important...more
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In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Environmental Protection Agency; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; International Trade Commission; International; States; Sustainability; and...more
On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013, the Honourable David Onley, Ontario's Lieutenant Governor, delivered the Wynne government’s Speech from the Throne in the Ontario legislature. Entitled The Way Forward, this speech officially...more
In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Agriculture; Department of Commerce; Department of Energy; Environmental Protection Agency; Government Accountability Office;...more
In the last post, I addressed the latest events in the case of Michael Misick, former Premier of Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Today's post is a continuation of that discussion and an update of a related post from earlier...more
This legal index is a guide to citizenship under the United States Constitution since the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Each entry, being a legal topic, is supplemented with legal authority, which is quoted, cited,...more
On October 8, 2012, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (“the Committee”) published a report declaring two Chinese telecommunication equipment manufacturers, Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE, to be threats...more
In This Issue:
- 01 U.S.-China Trade Concerns Highlighted In Report To Congress
- 02 Congressional Committee Finds Huawei And ZTE To Be Threats To National Security
- 03 Administration Announces Manufacturing...more
On November 16, 2012, the Obama Administration announced that the U.S. would begin to allow imports from Burma (Myanmar), ending a decade-old ban on Burmese imports. The decision, published in a joint announcement by the U.S....more
In This Issue:
Quotes of The Week; U.S.- China relations; Trade; and Energy & Environment.
- Excerpt from Quotes of The Week -
“It’s important that our two countries cooperate to build a more secure and...more
As we reported last month, the Obama administration continues to display a commitment to increasingly tough sanctions against Iran and its trading partners. Over the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office...more
In a significant, once-in-a-decade transition in leadership, Xi Jinping assumes the role of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China.
The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; House of Representatives; CFPB; SEC; CFTC; OCC; DOL; International; and Upcoming Hearings.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week
Now that the election is behind us (for...more
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