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In the six years since the financial crisis began, some commentators have wondered if promised reforms would ever be implemented. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Public Law 111-203), passed by Congress in 2010, mandated new regulations on proprietary trading by federally-insured banks and required greater disclosure in derivatives transactions. Finally, on […]

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently launched a toolkit to empower school districts and other public service organizations to help their employees pay off student loan debt. Up to a quarter of the U.S. workforce is in public service and may be eligible for existing student loan debt forgiveness programs. Qualifying employment is any […]

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The Library’s Law in Film Collection continues to grow and the following are some of our newest additions. Anyone with borrowing privileges, including students, staff and faculty, may check any of the Law in Film Collection movies out.   A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet (a film by Mark Kitchell) [GE197 .S44 […]

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LLRX.com, Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals, is an excellent source of new or updated information about the law and technology. Those that are interested may subscribe to updates via RSS feed. The following are some of the new additions and updates:

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Bloomberg Law (BLaw) offers free access to law students. To obtain an account, just click the request a trial link on the bottom left of the screen and fill out the form. N.B. you must use your law.pace.edu email address. Bloomberg will email you a password you can use while you are a law student and […]

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From the Congressional Research Service, the Financial Performance of Major Companies 2007-2011 is available. This report examines the financial performance of the five major oil companies for the period 2007-2011. Both the sources and uses of revenue and profit are analyzed. The recent behavior of oil prices and company profits have led to changes in the structure […]

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Pace Law Library produces legal research guides in number of subjects. Currently the library has 47 legal research guides. All guides are listed in alphabetical order, and users may browse them by subject or author. All guides are also fully searchable if user is looking for a specific information. Legal Research Guides can be very […]

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HeinOnline’s recently added Taxation & Economic Reform in America Library now contains more than 140 legislative documents related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010). Compiled by William H. Manz, Senior Research Librarian at St. John’s Law School, this collection includes all versions of […]

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USA.gov, the website for federal government information, has recently added two new links to its State Government page: 1) State governors’ most recent “State of the State” addresses, which address each governor’s legislative initiatives and budget priorities (previous speeches are archived back to 2000); and 2) The President’s 2010 Budget and State-by-state fact sheets from […]

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This website, from the New York State Comptroller, is an effort to promote more openness in government and give taxpayers better access to the financial workings of government. Taxpayers can track federal stimulus spending, state agency and local government spending, and state contracts. Click the picture below to see a chart showing how the stimulus […]

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