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Pascal Lamy's departure from the World Trade Organization has sparked a nine-way slugfest to replace him. [The Washington Post]
Lobbying and regulations:
The Treasury Department formalized its sanctions on the M23 rebel group and the Combatant Force for the Liberation of Rwanda for contributing to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as on the individuals Innocent Kayna and Baudoin Ngaruye.
The State Department's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) is scheduled to meet Jan. 30 to examine the Anti-Bribery Convention, the OECD Working Group on Bribery and related anti-corruption issues.
Dilenschneider Group, Inc. is lobbying for Mongolia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
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