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EBA letter regarding its opinion and report on matters relating to the regulatory perimeter under the CRD IV / CRR

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a letter from its chairperson, Andrea Enria, to Oliver Guersent, European Commission Director-General, DG FISMA, on the regulatory perimeter under the CRD IV / CRR. The letter is in response to Mr Guersent’s … Continue reading

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Opinion analysis: Challenges to the WOTUS rule must begin in district court

The federal government’s attempts to define the statutory phrase “waters of the United States” — and in turn, to establish the geographic reach of the federal government’s regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act — have repeatedly spurred litigation over … Continue reading

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Renaissance of USDOL Opinion Letters Is An Encouraging Development

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta (By US Department of Labor (L-17-05-01-C-AlexanderAcosta-023-E) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)I have often blogged about the usefulness of USDOL (or any DOL) Opinion Letters and I have lamented that this procedure was stopped under … Continue reading

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Highly Anticipated En Banc Fifth Circuit Opinion Reframes Maritime Contract Analysis

In a highly anticipated ruling, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc decision in In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., No. 16-30217 (5th Cir. Jan. 8, 2018).  The case called upon the court to determine whether … Continue reading

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OPINION – December 29, 2017

Atlantic Richfield v. 2nd Jud. Dist OP 16-0555 2017 MT 324 Writ – Supervisory Control Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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