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Senate Passes Bill to Shield U.S. Airlines From EU Emissions Trading Program

September 25, 2012 in World Climate Change Report · Leave a Comment 

The Senate has passed by unanimous consent a bill to bar the European Union from including U.S. airlines in a carbon dioxide emissions trading system…

BNA INSIGHTS: An Analysis of Economic Espionage Act Prosecutions: What Companies Can Learn From It and What the Government Should Be Doing About It!

The Economic Espionage Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1831-91, was enacted 16 years ago to great fanfare and with the stated goal of better protecting critical U.S. corporate information from theft by foreign governments and unscrupulous competitors by criminalizing the theft of trade secrets…

BNA INSIGHTS: Controversial New Regulator Begins With Aggressive Enforcement Settlement Against Financial Services Company

September 25, 2012 in BNA's Banking Report · Leave a Comment 

On July 17, 2012, the CFPB reached a groundbreaking $165 million settlement with Capital One in its first enforcement action, ordering the credit card issuer to refund $140 million to 2 million customers who purchased its credit card “add-on” products and to pay a $25 million fine into the CFPB’s Civil Penalty Fund…