Enbridge Pipeline Litigation, and Its (Potential) Impact on Tribal Treaty Rights in the Great Lakes

On July 20th of this year, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency filed a lawsuit against Enbridge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan relating to a 2010 oil spill into the Kalamazoo river under various federal statutes – along with a proposed Consent Decree.

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NYDFS Proposes Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies


On September 9, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) proposed a long-awaited regulation setting out cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies, including any company authorized to operate pursuant to a “license, registration, charter, certificate, permit, accreditation or similar authorization” under the insurance law.

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