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Industry groups support CFTC proposal on swap dealer registration; watchdog calls it ‘Swiss cheese’

By Lene Powell, J.D. Major financial industry associations including SIFMA, ISDA, and FIA largely supported a CFTC proposal setting the amount and types of swap dealing activity that trigger the requirement to register as a swap dealer. However, public interest … Continue reading

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68 Law Professors Urge Withdrawal of EPA Proposal to Limit Use of Best Science in Agency Rulemakings

Today, on behalf of 68 environmental and administrative law professors affiliated with 47 universities around the country, Sean Hecht and I filed a comment letter urging EPA’s Acting Administrator Wheeler to withdraw the misleadingly-named “Strengthening Transparency in Science” proposed rule.  … Continue reading

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GAO Case – Wrong LPTA Contracts Vs Technically Unacceptable Proposal Approach

The Government Accountability Office (“GAO“) recently denied an LPTA contracts protest case where the protestor, US21, Inc., challenged the agency the Defense Logistics Agency the award of a contract to United Capital Investment Group, Inc. for delivery of fuels in … Continue reading

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IP Justice Comments on ICANN Proposal to Expand Trademarks Rights in Domain Names

IP Justice submitted comments today in opposition to the proposals contained in the “IRT Report” a proposal from ICANNs Intellectual Property Constituency to create new trademark rights to domain names that do not exist in law. ICANNs Noncommercial Users Constituency … Continue reading

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FDA’s Product Jurisdiction Proposal: More Changes are Needed

By Jeffrey N. Gibbs & Jennifer M. Thomas — Following our blog post on the topic, in which we urged others to comment in response to FDA’s Proposed Product Jurisdiction rule changes, we decided to take our own advice. On … Continue reading

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