Regulations and regulators

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Ocean Summit Launches Today in France

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 10/02/2022 - 1:55am in

The Ocean Summit launches today in France, a long overdue effort to grapple with marine regulatory issues, including climate change and plastics pollution.

Occupy the SEC to DoJ: Act on Congressional Mandate, Quit Rubber Stamping Bank Mergers

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/02/2022 - 9:36pm in

Occupy the SEC is back! The small group of lawyers, bank compliance experts, and financial services industry product specialists generated an outside reputation with its highly praised, over 300 page comment letter on Dodd Frank. As wrote: In detailing how they believe the Volcker Rule can be strengthened, Occupy the SEC has written what […]

Quelle Surprise! Covid Burden Falling Hardest on Low Income Workers…But Don’t Expect Any Help

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 10:18pm in

Don't get us wrong. We really like EPI. But a new piece on Covid's impact on low income workers has good analysis and out of date proposals.

‘Keep Pushing’: Momentum Grows Behind Effort to Ban Stock Trading

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 1:55am in

Will Congress move to ban its members from trading shares of stock while they're in office?

Ending Drug Price Gouging: A Regulatory Framework for Pricing of Medicine Innovation

regulators can step in to ensure drug pricing both supports patient access and drug development.

What Happens If a Cryptocurrency Exchange Files for Bankruptcy?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/02/2022 - 9:54pm in

Law professor Adam Levitin explains why cyptocurrency exchange customers face a world of hurt if their exchange fails.

Nuclear Power Is Clean, Safe and Cheap. We Need It to Stop Global Heating

Climate activist: The arguments made against nuclear power today are the same as I was making a decade ago, and I was wrong.

Almost Half of Spain Is Now Vaccine Passport-Free (At Least for Domestic Uses)

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/02/2022 - 10:57pm in

Catalonia becomes the third region in two weeks to drop the digital vaccine certificate. Four regions, including the Community of Madrid, never implemented it for domestic use. 

EU Scientists and Politicians Clash Over Gas and Nuclear as ‘Sustainable’ Investments

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 27/01/2022 - 9:50pm in

Not surprisingly, it's easier to move goalposts and designate gas and nuclear power as sustainable than get serious about cutting consumption

How 5G Puts Airplanes at Risk – An Electrical Engineer Explains

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 27/01/2022 - 1:55am in

More on the 5G rollout controversy.