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  • Commodities Agency Wants Greater Power to Protect Whistleblowers

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants the power to punish companies for retaliating against whistleblowers, a move that would align the agency's stance with the stronger position taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. On Tuesday, citing the inconsistency between the agencies, the CFTC proposed discarding its earlier position to instead take a tougher approach toward retaliation.

  • Online Retailers Ask Justices to Strike State-Tax Reporting Law

    By Marcia Coyle

    A national data and marketing association is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a Colorado law that imposes notice-and-reporting requirements on out-of-state retailers that do not collect sales taxes from customers in the taxing state.

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