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Posts from May 2017.

The Supreme Court issued an anticipated holding in Midland Funding, LLC, v. Johnson earlier this week. In a 5-3 decision authored by Justice Breyer, the Court held that a proof of claim filed on a time-barred debt does not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Additionally ...

On May 2, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) a proposed rule that would repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule, also known as the Waters of the United States Rule (“WOTUS Rule”). The WOTUS Rule ...

On May 11, 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order to bolster the government's cybersecurity and protect critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks, marking his first significant action to address what he had previously called a top priority.

President Donald Trump has proposed budget cuts that could slow or even stop work at CERCLA Superfund sites throughout the country. Waste officials estimate that the proposed cuts, which would cut the Superfund program’s budget by about 30%, would eliminate an average of four full-time ...

Victims of a ransomware attack may now have alternatives to paying the ransom to a cyber-criminal as a result of the No More Ransom project.  Recognizing the enormous amount of harm that ransomware creates for the enterprise, No More Ransom was started by Europol, the Dutch National Police ...

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