Tag: regulation

Merrick Garland faces stormy waters over Trump investigations

The convergence of investigations against former President Trump, led by the FBI’s search of his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida for classified materials, has put Attorney General Merrick Garland at the center of a political storm. Republicans, led by former President Trump, have attacked Garland’s Justice Department as politically motivated and vowed to investigate his actions […]

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What the EU AI Act means for the insurance industry

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being put to work across the insurance industry, providing insurers with a powerful edge in working more efficiently and improving customer-facing services. AI advancements are also helping insurers make better […]

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The Surprisingly Disappointing Reign of Marty Walsh, Biden’s Labor Secretary

The second regulatory accomplishment was the Labor Department’s reinstatement of a rule barring employers from paying the lower “tipped” minimum hourly wage of $2.13 (as opposed to the regular hourly minimum of $7.25) to workers who spend more than 20 percent of their time performing functions (like cleaning up) where they don’t interact with customers, […]

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Why AI regulation will resemble privacy regulation

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. You are a walking data repository. While outside your residence or vehicle, walking down a street, shopping in a store, or visiting any type of public event or meeting — you potentially lose your […]

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Global Push for Hydrogen Sidesteps Knowledge Gaps on Climate Impacts

As the global push for a hydrogen economy accelerates, researchers are urging policy-makers to address new knowledge and fill in some profound data gaps, with recent studies revealing the considerable global warming potential of a fuel that many fossils see as their industry’s best hope for a second life. The global hydrogen juggernaut has been […]

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Does the Climate Bill Throw Environmental Justice Under the Bus?

IS THE NEW CLIMATE BILL AS BIG A DEAL AS THEY SAY? Yes. IS IT BIG ENOUGH TO SAVE US? No, not by itself. DOES IT THROW ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE UNDER THE BUS? Yes, as usual, but Manchin might be in for a surprise. WILL REPUBLICANS KEEP GETTING A PASS ON CLIMATE? We’ll see between now […]

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Trump calls for ‘immediate release’ of Mar-a-Lago search warrant, says lawyers won’t oppose DOJ move

Former President Trump late Thursday called for the release of the warrant allowing the FBI to search his Mar-a-Lago home earlier this week. “Release the Documents Now!” he wrote on his social media platform Truth Social. Trump’s comments came hours after Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the Justice Department had moved to unseal the […]

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Trump attorney calls FBI search ‘an overzealous hunt’

An attorney representing former President Trump called the FBI’s execution of a search warrant at Trump’s Florida residence “an overzealous hunt.” “They were looking for records, and you know, now that the dust has settled over the last couple days, I really do believe this was an overzealous hunt where the FBI has turned into […]

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What Does the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Climate Tech?

After almost two years of uncertainty and the ever-looming threat of losing the congressional majority without passing any major climate legislation, Democratic senators are finally ready to support a bill that offers incentives for crucial climate technologies. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced July 27 their intention to introduce the Inflation Reduction Act […]

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Ex-Trump DOJ lawyer Jeffrey Clark hit with legal ethics charges over post-election role

Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department attorney at the center of former President Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election results, was hit Friday with ethics charges alleging that his role in the post-election effort amounted to a breach of legal ethics. The charges, filed by the District of Columbia Bar Office of Disciplinary Counsel, […]

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What Is Impact Investing?

Many foundations that are established to solve society’s most pernicious problems have investments as their lifeblood. Their assets need to be invested in profitable businesses in order to sustain operations and grow. So, what happens when a foundation’s mission is directly contradicted by its own investments? What if the problems a foundation was created to […]

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What Is Impact Investing?

Many foundations that are established to solve society’s most pernicious problems have investments as their lifeblood. Their assets need to be invested in profitable businesses in order to sustain operations and grow. So, what happens when a foundation’s mission is directly contradicted by its own investments? What if the problems a foundation was created to […]

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