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Senate Votes Down Unfair CFPB Auto Lending Rule

CEI praised the Senate today for voting down the Obama-era Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule that unfairly penalized auto lenders for any unintentional disparate impact in loans to minority consumers. CEI senior fellow John Berlau criticized the Bureau for unleashing a rule that does more …

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CEI Experts Respond to Supreme Court Hearing on Internet Sales Tax in Wayfair Case

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) Associate Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation Jessica Melugin responded to today’s Supreme Court argument in South Dakota v Wayfair. “When it comes to protecting consumers and the rule of law, it would be better for everyone if the Supreme …

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AUDIO: Ryan Radia Discusses Increased Regulation of the Tech Sector On CNBC

Research Fellow and Regulatory Counsel, Ryan Radia, recently joined Power Lunch on CNBC to discuss calls for increased regulation of the tech sector.   Date: Monday, April 16, 2018Source: CNBCIssues: Tech and TelecomReferenced experts: Ryan RadiaMedia appearance type: Citations Continue Reading....

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CEI Commends Court Ruling Against PETA in Monkey Business Case

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)’s motion to dismiss and vacate a district court’s ruling that only humans can author copyrightable works. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) had filed an amicus …

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Reducing Regulatory Barriers: Principles to Cut Red Tape

Members of Congress: Show Your Support for Reducing Regulatory Barriers by Signing On to CEI’s Principles to Cut Red Tape Even though the economic impacts of regulation are largely unaccounted for, regulatory compliance takes hundreds of billions of dollars out of the U.S. economy annually. …

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CEI Joins Coalition Supporting Scott Pruitt

Read the Letter at Conservative Action Project Conservatives stand behind Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thank him for the significant actions he has taken to implement President Trump’s deregulatory agenda. President Trump campaigned on reducing Washington’s bureaucracy, and Administrator …

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AUDIO: Wayne Crews Discusses Mark Zuckerberg's Testimony In Congress With Lars Larson

Wayne Crews, Vice President for Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, joined the Lars Larson program to discuss Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent testimony before Congress. Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018Issues: Tech and TelecomReferenced experts: Clyde Wayne CrewsMedia appearance type: Citations Continue Reading....

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Senate Confirms Well-Qualified Deputy EPA Administrator

This afternoon, the Senate confirmed the long-awaited deputy administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Competitive Enterprise Institute director of the Center for Energy and Environment Myron Ebell says Andrew Wheeler has the experience and expertise to continue the important reforms and policies begun at …

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CEI Joins Coalition Urging President Trump to Support an Improved Trans-Pacific Partnership

View Full Document as PDF Dear President Trump: We agree with the 25 United States Senators who recently urged you to secure reforms to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would make it a substantially better deal for the United States, leading to our ultimate participation …

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Ruling On Short Sandwiches May Cast A Long Shadow

Law 360 profiles the Subway Footlong Sandwich Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation case from CEI’s Center for Class Action Fairness: Overlooked in the year-end articles is a ruling from the Seventh Circuit that will have an outsized effect on settling product liability cases in 2018 …

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