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Congress Considers Bipartisan Bills to Prevent Virtual Currency Manipulation

Congressmen Darren Soto (D-FL) and Ted Budd (R-NC) recently introduced two bipartisan bills to address virtual currency price manipulation and maintain the United States’ leadership in the cryptocurrency industry. In a joint statement citing the New York Attorney General’s recent … Continue reading

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Bipartisan TRACED Act Seeks to Reduce Robocalls

Before Thanksgiving, a bipartisan group of Senators introduced legislation aimed at decreasing the number of unwanted robocalls. The TRACED Act would expand FCC authority under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), empower the FCC to mandate call authentication rules for … Continue reading

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Chairman, Behnam talk interest rate benchmarks at Bipartisan Policy Center

By Anne Sherry, J.D.With LIBOR’s end date in sight, panelists gathered at the Bipartisan Policy Center to discuss topics relating to a transition to the alternative benchmark rate SOFR. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton answered questions from CNBC’s John Harwood about … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support Keeps Energy Title Programs In Farm Bill

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 17, 2018, a proposed amendment to repeal the Farm Bill’s energy title programs was defeated in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 75-340. These title programs provide grants and loan guarantees to … Continue reading

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Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act – A Bipartisan Bill

On February 15, 2018, representatives Eric Swalwell (CA-15), John Shimkus (IL-15), Scott Peters (CA-52), Erik Paulson (MN-03), and Juan Vargas (CA-51), introduced the Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act (H.R. 5062)(“Bill”) to “provide a study by the National Academy of Medicine on the … Continue reading

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