Tag Archives: Controversy

"Tough on Immigration" Means Boon To Private Detention Industry, But Not Without Controversy

This article from The New York Times sheds light on how some international security companies have been capitalizing on the more aggressive approach to immigration by countries. The article addresses how the increased crackdowns by countries such as the U.S., … Continue reading

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2012 Amount in Controversy for Medicare Appeals Issued

Medicare Part A and Part B providers and suppliers appealing Medicare audit decisions at the administrative law judge ("ALJ") level or through a judicial review must meet an amount in controversy ("AIC") threshold amount pursuant to regulation at 42 CFR … Continue reading

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The Controversy Over a Fiduciary Standard for Advisers & Brokers Heats Up

The Dodd-Frank Act gives the SEC the authority to require a uniform standard on advisors and commission-dependent brokers and required the agency to conduct a six month study examining the issues surrounding such a standard. In January, the SEC released … Continue reading

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Time.com: "New Patriot Act Controversy: Is Washington Collecting Your Cell-Phone Data?"

Time.com: New Patriot Act Controversy: Is Washington Collecting Your Cell-Phone Data? by Mark Benjamin, Friday, June 24, 2011 The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is weighing fresh concerns about the sweeping nature of domestic spying using one controversial section of the … Continue reading

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Raging Beer Controversy in Michigan

On or about September 17, 2009, Flying Dog Brewery requested permission to sell Raging Bitch beer in Michigan. About two months later, the Michigan Liquor Control Commission denied the application, asserting: "The Commission finds that the proposed label which includes … Continue reading

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