TechSpin: America's Gambling Hypocrisy
- Safe Bet. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Mar2009, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p10
The article reports that in response to a flood of complaints from financial institutions, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve Board have revised the rules related to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The regulations require U.S. credit card companies to invent new...
- REGULATORY ROUNDUP. // American Banker;3/8/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 46, p5
The article presents various news briefs relating to the United States government banking regulations. A proposal was made by the federal banking and thrift agencies that would force institutions to underwrite subprime hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages to the fully indexed rate. United States...
- U.S. President signs statute banning U.S. Internet gambling. // International Law Update;Oct2006, Vol. 12, p199
The article discusses the signing of a statute on October 10, 2006 by President of the U.S., George W. Bush, which bans online gambling in the country. There are 12 million American online gamblers which makes up one-third of the total in the world. The American gaming Association has reported...
- Gambling sites turn focus to UK and Europe. McCormick, Andrew // New Media Age;10/26/2006, p14
The article focuses on the implication of the signing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in the U.S. by President George W. Bush on the British market. The act makes it illegal for online gaming firms to accept payment from U.S. punters. Having been forced to abandon the U.S....
- Treasury Announces First Witnesses for Bush's Tax Panel. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/14/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32070, p44
Reports that the Treasury Department has announced its five-member witness list for the initial meeting of U.S. President George W. Bush's advisory tax panel. Chairman of the panel; Provision by the panel members of a historical overview of the tax system.
- Tax Reform, Really? Dicker, Eli J. // Tax Executive;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p584
The author reflects on the significance of tax reform to the tax policy agenda in the U.S. The tax reform was presented by the Advisory Panel on Tax Reform under U.S. President George W. Bush. There has been lack of tax policy officials at the U.S. Treasury Department to manage the reform....
- Executive Order 13246--Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of the Treasury. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;12/31/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 52, p1839
Presents the text of an executive order approved by U.S. President George W. Bush on December 18, 2001, which deals with the provision of an order of succession within the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
- Memorandum on Use of the Department of the Treasury's Exchange Stabilization Fund To Support a Guaranty Facility for Certain Money Market Mutual Funds. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;9/22/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 37, p1230
This article presents a memorandum on the use of the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Exchange Stabilization Fund to support a Guaranty facility for money market mutual funds, which was signed by U.S. President George W. Bush. The use of fund from the Exchange Stabilization Fund to provide...
- Senate Panel Approves 4 for Treasury Jobs. Heller, Michele // American Banker;5/2/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 84, p20
Reports that senators have approved four nominees of President George W. Bush to the United States Department of the Treasury. Schedule of the confirmation process for the nominees.