A High-Powered Opportunity for Low Power Tribal Radio Stations

By | Smoke Signals | October 31, 2013
A High-Powered Opportunity for Low Power Tribal Radio Stations

Tribes or Tribal organizations have a short window to apply for a low power FM radio (LPFM) station at little cost.  Owning and operating a radio station allows a Tribe to communicate tribal news or emergency preparedness information to its members, preserve indigenous languages through Native language only programming, as well as providing an opportunity for a career in radio production for its tribal membership.

New Legislation Would Vacate Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants

New Legislation Would Vacate Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants

Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY.), the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee, introduced a bill on October 28, 2013 that would void the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) pending proposed rulemaking, regulating emissions of carbon dioxide from new coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants. 

International Business Attitudes to Corruption – Survey 2013

By | Bribery Library Blog | October 31, 2013

The business intelligence firm, Control Risks, together with the Economist Intelligence Unit undertook a survey earlier this year to examine international attitudes to bribery and corruption and their report was published in September.  We are grateful to them for sharing it with us at the Bribery Library. This report is particularly useful to companies around the world which are considering putting in place new anticorruption procedures, possibly for the first time.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Issues a Must Read Report On “the New Lawsuit Ecosystem”

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Issues a Must Read Report On “the New Lawsuit Ecosystem”

On October 30, 2013 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued a Report entitled “The New Lawsuit Ecosystem: Trends, Targets and Players” that “examines the developing lawsuit “ecosystem.” The Report is broken down into six distinct litigation areas and “offers insights into new emerging liability threats, and explores the growing alliance between state attorneys general and the plaintiffs’ bar.”

Crying Foul: DOL Investigates Two Major League Baseball Team’s Pay Practices

By | Employment Matters Blog | October 31, 2013
Crying Foul: DOL Investigates Two Major League Baseball Team’s Pay Practices

While the Boston Red Sox celebrate their first World Series clinched at Fenway Park in 95 years, two teams that missed the playoffs are making headlines for their pay off the field. The U.S. Department of Labor’s crackdown on classification of unpaid interns has spread to Major League Baseball, with the DOL launching an investigation this month into the San Francisco Giants and the Miami Marlins.