Regulatory Strategy in the News

  • An initial agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with more details on affected industries like sugar, automobiles, and tobacco.
  • Fox News on Ben Bernanke’s (book-tour-motivated) announcement that at least one bank executive should have been held criminally-liable over the financial crisis.
  • Bloomberg on continuing negotiations between BP and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle penalties for the 2010 Macondo/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
  • Gun company stocks up as some lawmakers call for bans.  “Industry joke is that Obama is ‘best gun salesman’

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