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New York State finalizes regulation requiring registration of consumer credit reporting agencies

On June 25, 2018, New York State announced adoption of final Department of Financial Services (DFS) regulations that require consumer credit reporting agencies to register with the DFS. Our blog post on the regulations as proposed last fall can be found … Continue reading

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Reports show bias against women in public safety agencies; men oblivious

Washington Post [paywall]: “Two new reports show how hard it is for women to shoot through Uncle Sam’s glass ceiling, even when they carry guns. Studies by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Justice Department’s inspector general demonstrate that in … Continue reading

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China Third Party Hiring Agencies: Are You Talking to Me?

One of our China lawyers got an email the other day that cited to a super old post we did on using third party hiring agencies in China. The reader then went on to essentially excoriate us for getting it … Continue reading

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Correspondence exchanged between public officers and agencies and private consultants are within the ambit of the Freedom of Information Law

Correspondence exchanged between public officers and agencies and private consultants are within the ambit of the Freedom of Information LawRauh v de Blasio, 2018 NY Slip Op 03115, Appellate Division, First DepartmentThe editor of NYPPL has consistently opined that:1. The … Continue reading

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Partisanship Drives State Agencies’ Resistance to Federal Regulation

The vertical fragmentation of regulatory authority in the U.S. political system creates numerous opportunities for conflict between federal and state governments. In the context of energy policy, one such opportunity arises from the dual authority of the states and federal … Continue reading

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