Northwest Fishery Science Center Incidental Fish Taking Approved

Regulation The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association issued a notice alerting that The Northwest Fishery Science Center has issued regulations on the unintentional taking of marine mammals that incidentally happens from research conducted by fisheries.  The plan anticipates unintentional taking of fish to occur during the next five years as research is conducted in the…More

Premerger Wait Periods Receive Early Termination

Regulations Usually businesses or persons in considerations of mergers or acquisitions that meet specified criteria, become liable to the Clayton Act, to give notice and wait for full designated period in order to complete the transaction.  This is no longer the case for over 100 transactions that were given termination of waiting periods, last Friday.…More

Complaints Against Lithography Machines

Regulation The International Trade Comission has received a complaint against the respondents (defending parties), Nikon Coporation of Japan, Nikon Research Corporation of America of Belmont, CA; and Nikon Precision Inc. Of Belmont, CA.  The complaint surrounds certain Lithography machines, components or systems that allegedly violate section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 from the…More

Small Scale Natural Gas Export Opportunity

Regulation The Department of Energy (DOE) revised regulations today effective August 24th, to expedite receipt and processing of applications and approvals for limited volume exports of natural gas, to countries not already obliged by another trade agreement or regulation.  An emerging market was recognized in its export of small volumes of natural gas from the…More

China Producers Receive Countervailable Duties

Regulation Wednesday morning saw the Department of Commerce confirm an investigation request into possible countervailable duties received by Liaoning Zhongwang Group Ltd.  Lioyang Zhongwang Aluminum Profile Co. Ltd.  After a review, it was found that these producers and exporters of Aluminum extrusions, out of The People’s Republic of China did receive countervailable duties. Explanation A…More

General Personal Budget

Budgets Check Out Our Free Budget PDF. I have read advice and blogs trying to merge accounting principles with budgets for an individual.  So far these attempts seem to go over reader’s heads, so I am offering something I kept from my attempt at this for my own budget. For a Simple Budget, Keep Record of:…More

Funding for A New Business

Finance Finance describes the business function, to forecast and manage funds.   A large part about being successful in Finance includes always behaving ethically and being attentive to details.  Ethics drive a company when it takes financial liability to an investor from borrowing and must act responsibly in order to preserve its right and reputation, so…More

Regulation Regular – Anti Dumping FD Poly Staple Fiber

July 21st, 2018 Regulation Regular analyzes actions of government agencies with an explanation and examination for stratagem or opportunity. In an effort to find opportunity for entrepreneurial and investment efforts, I have begun to monitor more actions from governmental agencies regarding regulations.  This segment aims to highlight interesting developments in the business environment including competitors,…More

Cash Flow

Cash Flow Cash Flow describes the process of cash coming in and cash going out of a business. Imagine you bought a computer from a friend for $250 that you will pay at the end of the week.  You turn around and sell the computer to a friend for $400 that they will pay at…More

Regulation Highlights: Updated July 20th, 2018

In an effort to find opportunity for entrepreneurial and investment efforts we research developments in regulations. In this segment: Capital Requirements FHFA, Premerger Notifications, Return Preparer Due Diligence Penalty, Interference Proceedings, Airworthiness DirectivesMore