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The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Green Paper on Improving Technology Transfer

The U.S. National Institutes of Standards and Technology has released its Final Green Paper on its Return on Investment: Unleashing American Innovation Project.  Essentially, the ROI project is intended to ensure that the United States receives an improved return on … Continue reading

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Balls, Strikes and Legal Standards

In all the commentary about the Mitchell Report, one point bears repeating: As a report from one private party to another, it need not rely on the “reasonable doubt” standard used in criminal cases or even the “preponderance of the … Continue reading

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Basel Committee – new section on website setting out consolidated version of the global standards

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) has launched a new section of its website that sets out a consolidated version of its global standards for the regulation and supervision of banks. The new area of the website provides the full … Continue reading

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NJDEP Establishes New Ground Water Standards

The NJDEP recently recommended establishing specific ground water quality standards for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS).  New Jersey is the first state to set drinking water standards for these chemicals.  PFOA and PFOS are frequently used in  commercial … Continue reading

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BSB signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Inns of Court – Bar Standards Board

‘The Bar Standards Board (BSB) last night signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Inns of Court. It recognises the vital role that the Inns will continue to have in the education, training and qualification of barristers in England … Continue reading

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