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Regulatory Radar

Delivered monthly, the Regulatory Radar is a briefing on emerging regulatory issues produced by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.  These summaries of recent regulatory decisions keep you apprised of the actions that may impact your corporate citizenship efforts. Each edition includes summaries of and links to the latest items we’ve added to our Resource Library.


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Department of Homeland Security extends temporary protection for Ukrainian nationals

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has granted an 18-month extension of Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for Ukrainian nationals and residents.

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SEC adopts new private fund rules in effort to promote transparency

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

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Montana state court rules in favor of young plaintiffs in environmental justice case

A state judge has decided in favor of 16 Montana youth who allege the state violated their right to a “clean and healthful environment” by relying on the use of fossil fuels.

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California Supreme Court broadens accountability under California's anti-discrimination laws

Under California’s expanded anti-discrimination accountability laws, some third-party entities can be held directly liable for California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) violations.

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Biden-Harris administration issues guidance for Build America, Buy America Act

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published final guidance to federal agencies on Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act requirements.

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OECD publishes environmental risk and safety guidelines for the release of transgenic plants

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released a consensus document on the environmental considerations for the release of transgenic—also known as genetically modified—plants.

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Illinois becomes the first state to eliminate cash bail

The Illinois Supreme Court has reversed a December 2022 ruling that blocked the elimination of cash bail, clearing the way for further criminal justice reforms.

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Australian Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation rescinded after five weeks

After just five weeks, the Western Australian government has rescinded The Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021.


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