Terms like “racketeering,” “extortion,” “money laundering” and “wire fraud” are typically more associated with the Mafia than plaintiffs’ lawyers. But in a landmark ruling last week, a New York federal judge used these terms to describe conduct by a lawyer.
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With the nation’s energy future hanging in the balance, now is the time to move ahead on the much-needed regulatory reforms, including streamlining the process for federal regulatory permits, according to former administration official and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, C. Boyden Gray.
"It’s very, very important. It’s helping our economy in a number of ways," the former Federal Reserve Chairman said in Houston.
The recent cyber thefts affecting retailers and banks are high-profile examples of an ongoing and pernicious problem that require a broad industry response, in close cooperation with law enforcement and homeland security officials.
Janet Kavinoky, the U.S. Chamber’s executive director, transportation & infrastructure, was at a construction conference in Las Vegas last week to speak on a panel highlighting the problems facing American infrastructure and what can be done to remedy the situation.
The NLRB is back with its latest proposed rule to restrict employers' ability to communicate with their employees ahead of a union election three years after the agency unsuccessfully tried to implement the same idea.
During its over five years of review, the pipeline has been repeatedly found to be good for jobs and the economy and safe for the environment. It’s time to approve it.
Traditional higher education institutions and programs of study would not be subject to a proposed student debt-to-earnings ratio limit. So why should for-profit higher education institutions?
Rather than coming up with ways to protect organizations from future IRS discrimination based on speech, Treasury, instead, proposes to double down by installing the IRS as the nation’s primary political speech regulator.
At the same time Obamacare has created an expanded federal role in health care, “enlightened” social democracies in Europe are looking toward market-based solutions to meet the twin challenges of accommodating consumer flexibility and choice while containing high costs.