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The European Commission’s draft regulation on ‘terrorist content’ requires significant revision

On 12 September, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online. The Regulation is the latest and most far-reaching of a long series of European Union initiatives to regulate and restrict … Continue reading

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Credible and Stable Regulation Encourages Voluntary Climate Action

Over the last two decades, the U.S. Congress has been unable to reach agreement on environmental protection, energy, and other legislation central to climate change—but not for a lack of trying. Multiple proposals related to climate change have either died … Continue reading

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Securities Regulation and Initial Coin Offerings: A Legal Primer

CRS Report – Securities Regulation and Initial Coin Offerings: A Legal Primer. August 31, 2018 R45301 “Initial coin offerings (ICOs)—a method of raising capital in exchange for digital coins or tokens that entitle their holders to certain rights—are a hot … Continue reading

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How Regulation Can Improve Surgery

Thousands of American lives are in surgeons’ hands every day. But, according to a recent article by a Harvard professor, these patients have good reason to worry about mistakes in the operating room and their chances at recovery. Surgeons currently … Continue reading

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Gene Editing of Human Embryos Prompts Calls For Regulation

Scientists now have the ability to manipulate the DNA of human embryos in ways that could allow them to eliminate genetic diseases, such as hemophilia, from a child’s genes before birth. This type of gene editing has the potential to … Continue reading

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