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From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff

CRS report – From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff, May 2, 2018. “This report provides an overview of federal statutes in their various forms, as well as basic guidance for congressional … Continue reading

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Commissioner Quintenz warns “grim” budget situation threatens CFTC functioning, may cause staff cuts

By Lene Powell, J.D. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz warned that if the CFTC does not get a funding increase for FY 2019, the agency may be forced to cut staff and may have trouble meeting its core market surveillance and … Continue reading

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CFTC Staff Issues Interpretive Guidance Regarding Exemption from Aggregation

  On May 2, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC“) Division of Market Oversight issued a CFTC staff letter with interpretive guidance regarding CFTC Regulation 150.4(b)(1), an exemption from position aggregation requirements for certain commodity pool investors. According to … Continue reading

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FTC staff sends warranty warnings

Warranty: Competition: Unfair competition: Deceptive competition: Consumer protection: Advertising: FTC: FTC Act §5:FTC staff sends warranty warningsBy: Lesley Fair | Apr 10, 2018FTC BlogRepublication https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/blogs/business-blog/2018/04/ftc-staff-sends-warranty-warnings(…) When consumers buy a product with a warranty, it’s with the expectation that businesses will … Continue reading

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VA chief of staff retires over report of ethical violations

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently saw yet another personnel shakeup amid internal strife. VA Secretary David Shulkin’s chief of staff resigned following accusations of ethical violations. The inspector general released a report that found she misled an ethics … Continue reading

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