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Washington, DC - The Department of State is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 Digest of United States Practice in International Law, covering developments during calendar year 2017. The Digest provides the public with a record of the views and practice of the Government of the United States in public and private international law.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday announced that, consistent with his November 2017 memorandum prohibiting the Department from making rules without following the procedures required by Congress, he is rescinding 24 guidance documents that were unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper.

Washington, DC - The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday charged two men alleged to have profited from illegal sales of stock of a company claiming to have a blockchain-related business.

Washington, DC - The scheme started with a Craigslist ad for a rental property and ended with a $5.2 million judgment for violations of the FTC Act, the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Free Annual File Disclosures Rule. For a deep dive into FTC fundamentals, read the opinion granting the FTC’s Motion for Summary Judgment against Credit Bureau Center.

Thank you, Kurt, for that kind introduction.  Thank you for your seven years of service to the Department of Justice and for your outstanding leadership now as United States Attorney.

Thank you to Anthony Hutchings, Buck Herron, Dan Smith, Bob Frank, Scott Conrad, and Jerry Williams for your leadership on the Board and for the invitation to join you today.