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US GAO Report on "Space Acquisitions: Development and Oversight Challenges in Delivering Improved Space Situational Awareness Capabilities"

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: GAO GAO-11-545 May 27, 2011 Summary The United States' growing dependence on space systems makes them vulnerable to a range of threats. DOD has undertaken a variety of initiatives to provide … Continue reading

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CMS' Oversight of Security Rule "Not Sufficient" According to the OIG

This post was written by Gina M. Cavalier, Vicky G. Gormanly and Brad M. Rostolsky. On May 16, 2011, the Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published a report with the results from its nationwide review of the Centers for Medicare … Continue reading

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Federal Offshore Safety Agency Mulls Oversight of Contractors

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement is considering extension of the powers of the agency to include oversight of contractors in the offshore oil and gas drilling industry. Currently, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and … Continue reading

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Are Directors Vulnerable for Lack of Oversight When a Natural Disaster Strikes?

Edward M. McNally This article was originally published in the Delaware Business Court Insider | April 06, 2011 The recent events in Japan prompt the question of whether the members of a corporation's board of directors have any exposure to … Continue reading

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FINRA Reprimands St. Louis Brokerage Firm for Poor Oversight

This month, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) reprimanded First Clearing, LLC, a St. Louis-based brokerage firm, for insufficient anti-money laundering (AML) protections in FINRA Case #2008012791101. First Clearing consented to the described sanctions, without admitting or denying the findings, … Continue reading

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