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Ohio Issue 1: Legislative Proponents

Proponents of Issue 1 (then known as HJR 1) in the Ohio House and Senate made several arguments in favor of the proposal. The video below outlines many of them, but they can be (and have been for electoral purposes … Continue reading

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Former Commissioner Atkins Cautions that Legislative Reorganization of the SEC Should Avoid Prescriptive Measures

While applauding the SEC Reorganization Act introduced by Financial Services Committee Chair Spencer Bachus (R-Ala), former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins cautioned that parts of the draft legislation may be too prescriptive. In testimony before the Committee, he said that the … Continue reading

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AALL Federal Legislative Advocacy Update: GPO Funding

Senate Appropriations Committee Provides More Funding for GPO than House of Representatives, But Falls Far Short of Full Funding The Senate Appropriations Committee, late Thursday evening (9/15), considered the Legislative Branch appropriations bill, which includes funding for the Government Printing … Continue reading

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US Representative Clarifies Legislative Intent of FATCA IRS-Foreign Financial Institution Agreements

Against the backdrop of impending regulations implementing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-Mo) has clarified the legislative intent around the Act's requirement for foreign financial institutions that have entered into an agreement with the IRS … Continue reading

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Abolishing a full-time position in favor of two part-time positions and the Doctrine of Legislative Equivalency

Abolishing a full-time position in favor of two part-time positions and the Doctrine of Legislative Equivalency Matter of Lamb v Town of Esopus, 35 AD3d 1004, 827 N.Y.S.2d 307 The Lamb case raised two issues addressed by the Appellate Division. … Continue reading

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