The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
1. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
The U.S. House of Representatives approved the first major reform in 30 years to the Endangered Species Act yesterday.
2. INTERNATIONAL LAW
Canada’s largest cigarette manufacturer says it doesn’t have the money to pay for massive claims brought on by a Canadian Supreme Court ruling allowing government lawsuits against tobacco companies.
3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The top U.S. official in charge of copyrights cautioned Congress to wait and see how lower courts apply a recent Supreme Court decision on file-sharing networks before introducing new intellectual property legislation.