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ESG, including Advantaged by Green Building, Requires Risk Oversight

Investments by individuals and institutions driven by environmental, social and governance matters continue to remain front and center in the minds of boards of directors, government regulators and the media. Of course, there is no single or even widely accepted … Continue reading

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The Atrophying of the Congressional Research Service’s Role in Supporting Committee Oversight

Secrecy News Blog: “The Congressional Research Service once played a prominent role in supporting oversight by congressional committees. Although that support has diminished sharply in recent years, it could conceivably be restored in a new Congress, writes former CRS analyst … Continue reading

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Giancarlo updates House oversight committee on clearinghouse, cryptocurrency issues

By Lene Powell, J.D. In an oversight hearing of the House Agriculture Committee, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo gave updates on derivatives issues, including the increasingly precarious status of the existing U.S.-E.U. agreement on regulation of derivatives clearinghouses and the … Continue reading

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Study: Bad cops immune to criticism, need greater oversight, accountability

At Texas Standard, we find a report on a new study by Shefali Patil out of the UT-Austin business school proclaiming that police accountability activism causes liberal cops to become dispirited and do a lesser job than their conservative colleagues.Basically, Dr. … Continue reading

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US Agreement With ICANN Leaves Much Undone: The oversight of the Internet’s infrastructure will be

The US government appears to be loosening its grip on the governance of the Internet, a move welcomed by many. But critics see the government shirking its obligations to support free expression and free trade. … ICANN can interfere with … Continue reading

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