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U.S. Lawmakers Urge DOJ, DEA to Hurry Marijuana Policy Changes

Dozens of bipartisan Congressional leaders signed onto a letter pressing top law enforcement agencies for faster action in approving marijuana cultivation for government research. The Associated Press reports the letter advocated for more analysis of the medicinal properties, benefits and … Continue reading

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Financial Services Trade Associations Urge HM Treasury to Recognize EEA Derivatives Trading Venues in Event of No-deal Brexit

  A number of key UK, EU and international financial services trade associations published a letter (dated April 5) to HM Treasury on the equivalence of European Economic Area (EEA) derivatives trading venues under the EU retained versions of European … Continue reading

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CLEA, SALT and others urge Council on Legal Education to increase transparency and reject proposed changes to Standard 316 at their Friday 2.22.19 meeting

FROM CLEA website: On February 20, 2019, CLEA submitted two joint advocacy memorandums, with the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) and others, to the Council on the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.  In the first joint memo, CLEA … Continue reading

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Immigration groups and Republican officials urge justices to deny stay in asylum case

Last week the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to block a ruling by a federal judge in San Francisco in a challenge to a new U.S. policy on asylum, announced last month as thousands of migrants moved from Central … Continue reading

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Lawmakers urge SEC to retool Reg BI

By Anne Sherry, J.D. The ranking members of four House and Senate committees are leading a call for the SEC to revise Regulation Best Interest, asserting that the proposed rule does not quite satisfy the agency’s Congressional mandate and that … Continue reading

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