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New oversight framework proposed for Canada’s payments system

In the 2019 federal budget, the government has proposed new legislation to help implement a new retail payments oversight framework that will enable retail payment services providers (PSPs) to continue to offer innovation in services, while remaining reliable and safe. … Continue reading

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Documents: White House Overturned Security Clearance Denials, House Oversight Committee Says

Today the House Committee on Oversight and Reform released a memorandum detailing an interview held with Tricia Newbold, the adjudications manager in the non-partisan White House Personnel Security Office. Newbold, who is described in the document as a "whistleblower," told bipartisan … Continue reading

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More Guidance and More Questions: Initial Oversight of Animal Cell Culture Technology

As promised and on time, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued an agreement on March 7 describing in some detail the division of responsibility between the two agencies over the emerging … Continue reading

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Actions to Improve California Water Rights Administration and Oversight for Future Droughts

In California, the next drought is always looming on the horizon.  While we don’t get advance warning of when a drought will occur, how long it will last, or how severe it will be, we do have advance knowledge that … Continue reading

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Government Dramatically Expands Oversight of Foreign Investment in U.S. Business

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) is a multi-agency committee comprised of members from executive agencies related to the economy, national security, and foreign intelligence. The agency was created during Gerald Ford’s presidency and its mandate … Continue reading

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