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California Stem Cells, 'Rapture' and a $5 Billion Bond Measure

This past weekend brought news about a "rapturous agreement among Republicans and Democrats" to support development of new therapies by financing biomedical research with billions of dollars.The New York Times article indicated that the rapture could have something to do … Continue reading

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Arkansas Buses Must Carry Non-Believers' Ads; But $15,000 Bond Required

An Arkansas federal district judge on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction requiring the Central Arkansas Transit Authority to allow the United Coalition of Reason (UCR) to purchase ads on the outside of 18 public buses. However UCR will be required … Continue reading

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One Woman's James Bond Is Another Woman's Trojan Horse

In what might have seemed like a good idea after she downed her third scotch-and-soda, Tanya Blackwell, a foreclosure defense attorney, got a job at GMAC's Ally Financial and, according to allegations by Ally, proceeded to grab all the confidential … Continue reading

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UK Authorities Propose Major Legislative Changes to UK Covered Bond Regime

With Congress seriously considering legislation establishing a US covered bond market, the UK Treasury and Financial Services Authority have proposed significant changes to the UK covered bonds legislative regime to enhance transparency, introduce consistent standards, exclude securitizations as eligible assets, … Continue reading

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Broad Support Building for Legislation Creating US Covered Bond Market

Bi-partisan legislation creating a US covered bond market has been introduced in the House and is supported in principle by the Obama Administration and a key member of the Senate Banking Committee. Covered bonds have been used in Europe for … Continue reading

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