The Regulatory Week in Review: June 20, 2014

| Jun 20, 2014 | Week in Review

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  • France began to consider new regulations for large American internet companies.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began to finalize the 2014 renewable fuel standards under the Clean Air Act.
  • A new study found that a quarter of all public company deals may involve insider trading.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal laws prohibit straw purchases.
  • The debate raged in California over the regulation of rideshare companies.
  • Senators proposed raising the gas tax for the first time since 1993.
  • President Obama proposed creation of “world’s largest marine sanctuary.”