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French Council of State Confirms GDPR Sanction, Lowers Penalty Fee

Following a recent data breach, Optical Center has been fined 250,000 euros by The Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL). The website breach allowed public access to invoices, purchase orders, and personal data of customers. On appeal, the … Continue reading

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Breathing Dirty Air Lowers Childrens IQ Scores: New Study

Children who grow up breathing traffic-polluted air have lower IQs and score lower on other types of intelligence and memory tests than kids who breathe higher quality air.  The finding is the result of research conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health … Continue reading

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Utah Lowers Legal BAC to 0.05% to Reduce DUIs

While drunk driving accidents have been on the decline over the past three decades, many states across the country are starting to strengthening their regulations in the hopes of preventing the reported 11,000 people killed in such accidents nationwide. Last … Continue reading

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A High Tax Rate on Star Inventors Lowers Total Innovation

A recent paper by economists Alexander Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova, and John Van Reenen uses new data to examine how tax policy affects innovation. The authors show that while tax policy is not the only determining factor … Continue reading

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U.S. Treasury Expands GTO to 12 Metropolitan Areas and Lowers Reporting Threshold to $300,000

On November 15, 2018, the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the issuance of revised Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash … Continue reading

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