Tag Archives: U.S.

Trump Administration Considering Use of IEEPA To Restrict U.S. Technology Transfer to China

Recent reports suggest that the Administration may declare an emergency under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) to grant the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) authority to review transactions involving the transfer of U.S. technology … Continue reading

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U.S. Leads with Additional Sanctions against Russia, Targeting Putin’s Inner Circle

  On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, 17 senior Russian government officials, and a state-owned Russian weapons trading company … Continue reading

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Fewer U.S. Listed Companies – Is That a Problem?

Between 1996 and 2016, the number of U.S. listed companies declined by about 50 percent. There are now fewer U.S. listed companies than there were in 1976. Some observers have raised the alarm about this decline. For example, SEC Chair … Continue reading

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A U.S. Appeals Court’s Absurd Justification of Age Discrimination

Just in case there is any doubt, a  federal appeals court in New York City ruled last week that age discrimination is entitled to far less protection under the U.S. Constitution than other types of discrimination. A three-judge panel on … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Ordered To Allow Abortion Access To Detained Immigrant Teens

From The Washington Post: A federal judge issued a nationwide order temporarily preventing the government from blocking access to abortion services and counseling for teens detained in immigration custody, saying current administration policy and practices probably are unconstitutional. The order… … Continue reading

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