1. JD Supra Morning Brief: Solar Gets Expensive, Nanotechnology Gets Boost, SEC Gets Busy, BPA Gets Exposed

    The days are getting shorter, and the nights longer. But don’t worry – soon the cold weather will set in too… All the more reason to start your day with a hot cup of coffee and the JD Supra Morning Brief:

    US financial regulators are adopting a system to audit customer segregated funds at brokerage firms. Want to know how it works? Look to China (MarketsReformWiki

    The National Nanotechnology Initiative could get a big boost from the appointment of Representative Lamar Smith to chair the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology (Foley & Lardner

    The SEC’s got a lot of work to do over the next 12 months (Katten Muchin Rosenman

    Are privacy protections and anti-corruption laws on a collision course? It may look that way, but accidents can be avoided (Morrison & Foerster

    One reason solar power projects are getting more expensive: a growing number of domestic and international trade, countervailing duty, and anti-dumping actions (McDermott Will & Emery

    Is it time to stop monkeying around and ban BPA altogether? (Sedgwick LLP

    I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding banker cannot be the equal of an average hacker. Sorry, Socrates – People’s United Bank has proven you wrong (BuckleySandler)  (Bernstein Shur

    Hip, hip, hooray! Let’s hear it for employee holiday parties with limited employer liabilities (Small Business Support

    It’s that time of year again, when the Department of Labor cracks down on H-2B employers. Are your papers in order? (Fisher & Phillips

    Just reading this list of common workplace ailments makes me need a day off… (Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford

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