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SEC proposes to clarify reporting exemption for single-issuer broker-dealers

By Lene Powell, J.D. The SEC proposed to amend a reporting rule to clarify an exemption for broker-dealers who act for a single issuer. Under the proposed amendment to Rule 17a-5(e), a broker-dealer would not be required to engage an … Continue reading

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Australia Proposes New Encryption Legislation

In August 2018, the Government of Australia unveiled a new proposed bill that would grant the county’s national security and law enforcement agencies additional powers when confronting encrypted communications and devices. The text of the draft Telecommunications and Other Legislation … Continue reading

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Trump admin. proposes rollback of methane rules to save industry $484 million

Enlarge / In some cases, stray methane is burned to limit how much escapes into the atmosphere. (credit: Lawrence Berkeley Lab) The Trump administration has been working to rollback rules instated by the Obama administration that would limit how much … Continue reading

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IRS Proposes Amendments to Regulations Regarding Charitable Contributions

The Internal Revenue Service has proposed amendments to regulations under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code concerning rules governing availability of charitable contribution deductions when the taxpayer receives or expects to receive a corresponding state or local tax credit…. … Continue reading

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Competition Commission proposes tough measures on motor insurers

On 1 August 2018, the Competition Commission called for final comments on its far-reaching Code of Conduct for Competition in the Automotive Industry. The code will materially impact a range of stakeholders, including motor insurers. This consultation is the last … Continue reading

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