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SEC Report on Credit Rating Agencies Finds Them Trending Even More to Issuer Pay Model

An SEC report on credit rating agencies found that the NRSROs appear to be trending even more toward employing the issuer-pay business model. Of the ten registered NRSROs, seven-including the three larger NRSROs-operate predominantly under the issuer-pay model. The remaining … Continue reading

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Unimpeachable: 7th Circuit Finds Evidence That Sauna Was Used As Place Of Prostitution Inadmissible Under Rape Shield Rule

Like all states, Wisconsin has a rape shield rule. Under Wisconsin's rule, WIS. STAT. Section 972.11(2)(b), in civil and criminal cases involving alleged sex crimes, any evidence concerning the complaining witness's prior sexual conduct or opinions of the witness's prior… … Continue reading

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Draft Report from Forest Service Finds Land Use Changes Threaten Forests and Ranges

In a draft report (Resource Planning Act Assessment) issued for public comment at the end of last month, the U.S. Forest Service reports that residential and commercial sprawl, along with other land use changes, are the primary factors shrinking natural … Continue reading

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European Court Finds for British Pilots

Earlier today the European Court of Justice ruled that British Airways must calculate holiday pay for pilots according to the pilots' overall earnings as opposed to their base pay. See UK Pilots Claim 'Victory' Over BA on Holiday Pay, BBC,… … Continue reading

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Netherlands court finds country liable for 1947 Indonesia massacre claims

[JURIST] The District Court of The Hague [official website, in Dutch] on Wednesday ruled that the Dutch government must pay damages [court materials, in Dutch] to one survivor and seven widows of men killed by Dutch troops during a 1947 … Continue reading

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