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Author: Jeanne Grimmett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pending, cases, compliance, status, dispute, settlement, wto
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437983448
ISBN-13: 9781437983449

Although the U.S. has complied with adverse rulings in many past World Trade Org. (WTO) disputes, there are currently 11 cases in which rulings have not yet been implemented or the U.S. has taken action and the dispute has not been fully resolved. Contents of this report: (1) WTO Dispute Settlement Procedures: (2) Uruguay Round Agreements Act: Statutory Requirements for Implementing WTO Decisions: Section 102: Domestic Legal Effect of WTO Decisions; Domestic Implementation of WTO Decisions Involving Administrative Action; (3) Pending Cases Involving Legislative Action; (4) Pending Cases Involv

Author: Eileen R. Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: watch, list, records, terrorist, involving, explosives, background, checks, firearm
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918328
ISBN-13: 9781437918328

The FBI and designated state and local criminal justice agencies use the FBI's Nat. Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) to conduct background checks (BC) on individuals before gun dealers may transfer any firearm to an unlicensed individual. There is no basis to automatically prohibit a person from possessing firearms or explosives because they appear on the terrorist watch list (TWL). Rather, there must be a disqualifying factor, such as a felony conviction or illegal immigration status. This report addresses: (1) the number of NICS BC involving TWL records, and the FBI's current

Author: David W. Hagy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: networks, computer, internet, involving, investigations
Number of Pages: 137
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437918034
ISBN-13: 9781437918038

As the use of the Internet and other computer networks has grown rapidly in recent years, so has the opportunity for electronic crime. Unlawful activity can be committed or facilitated online. Criminals can trade and share info., mask their identity, identify and gather info. on victims, and communicate with co-conspirators. This report is intended to be a resource for individuals responsible for investigations involving the Internet and other computer networks. The recommendations presented in this guide are not mandates or policy directives and may not represent the only correct course of ac

Author: James H. Hedlund
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: deer, works, involving, crashes, reduce, traffic, methods
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437900135
ISBN-13: 9781437900132

More than 1.5 million traffic crashes involving deer occur each year in the U.S. These crashes produce $1.1 billion in vehicle damage & 150 fatalities annually. Deer-related crashes are increasing as both deer populations & vehicular travel increase. Many methods have been used in attempts to reduce deer crashes, often with little scientific foundation & limited evaluation. This paper summarizes the methods & reviews the evidence of their effectiveness & the situations in which each may be useful. The only widely accepted method with evidence of effectiveness is well-designed & maintained fenc

Author: Guy Bessette
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: development, communication, participatory, guide, community, involving
Number of Pages: 167
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9839054414
ISBN-13: 9789839054415

Authors: Gary Cecchine, Michael A. Wermuth, Roger C. Molan
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: assets, respond, terrorist, attacks, medical, military, civil, support, using, triage
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833036610
ISBN-13: 9780833036612

Even before the events of September 11, 2001, threat assessments suggested that the United States should prepare to respond to terrorist attacks inside its borders. This monograph examines the use of military medical assets to support civil authorities in the aftermath of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or conventional high explosives attack inside the United States. In conducting this study, the authors focused on the following questions: Under what circumstances could military medical assets be requested? What sort of asset is likely to be requested? Are appropriate assets and

Author: Richard J. Hillman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sipc, policies, investors, disclose, needed, investor, protection, steps, securities
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2001-09
ISBN-10: 0756716810
ISBN-13: 9780756716813

Assesses the operations of the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC), established in 1970. It discusses: (1) the basis for SIPC policies involving unauthorized trading & the extent that these policies are disclosed to investors; (2) the basis for SIPC policies involving the affiliates of SIPC member firms & the extent that these policies are disclosed to investors; (3) the SECs oversight of SIPC; & (4) the disclosure rules for SIPC, the FDIC, & state insurance guarantee associations, as well as the related implications for consumers as the financial services industry consolidates. Includ
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