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Fed’s Consumer Protection Agency Sheds Outside Advisory Boards

The Consumer Financial Protection Board has jettisoned its principal outside advisory group, an action widely interpreted as a sign of the financial regulator’s diminishing interest in championing strong consumer rights in the financial sector. In a letter dated June 6, … Continue reading

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New OPR Technical Advisory Lists Legislative CEQA Exemptions Found Outside Statute

On June 6, 2018, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) announced that it had issued a new technical advisory listing legislative CEQA exemptions located in statutes outside of Division 13 of the Public Resources Code.  The advisory contains … Continue reading

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PCAOB technology officer discusses cybersecurity at Standing Advisory Group meeting

By John Filar Atwood Companies face hundreds, if not thousands of attempts to break into their systems on a daily basis, according to Bill Powers, deputy director for technology at the PCAOB. Cybersecurity is an important issue for the Board, … Continue reading

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DOE Seeks Nominations For Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it was seeking nominations for candidates to fill vacancies on the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee (Committee).  The Federal Register notice states that: The … Continue reading

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Joint Commission issues advisory on continuity of operations planning

On May 22, 2018, the Joint Commission released an advisory addressing the importance of continuity of operations planning (COOP).  When an emergency strikes, an ill-prepared health care organization can put patients at risk.  The goal of an COOP is “to … Continue reading

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