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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Require Litigation Funding Disclosure

Along with the recent rise in third-party litigation financing has come a widely-held perception that there is something vaguely shady about it. For example, a May 12, 2018 New York Times article, in what is nearly a compulsory formulation, described … Continue reading

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Liberals Introduce Back to Work Legislation to End York Strike

May 7 2018 The Liberals finally delivered York University what it wanted all along: interest arbitration.  It took two months from the commencement of a bitter strike.  Here is a Toronto Star story describing the move by the Liberals, end … Continue reading

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Senate Minority Leader to introduce bill to deschedule marijuana

Vice News has this notable new story under the headline "Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill to 'decriminalize' marijuana." Here are the details: In an exclusive interview with VICE News, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) confirmed he is putting his name … Continue reading

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FCA statement on proposals to introduce a public register

Under the FCA’s proposals to extend the Senior Managers and Certification Regime to almost all regulated firms, only the most senior individuals within firms will appear on the FCA Financial Services Register (the Register). The FCA has issued a statement … Continue reading

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House Democrats Introduce Bill After Deadly Amtrak Crash

House Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday in response to last month’s deadly Amtrak crash in Washington state. The bill would hasten the implementation of a safety feature known as Positive Train Control (PTC). Entitled the ‘Positive Train Control Implementation and … Continue reading

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