A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Polsinelli Podcast - Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Consequences for Corporations
Government’s Health Care Fraud “Cash Cow” Keeps Mooing
Investment Management Update- 2014 Election Impact
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
Polsinelli Podcast - Republicans Gain Control of the U.S. Senate - How That May Impact Health Reform
Karl Rove's Efforts to "Buy" Courts Harmed America, Says Legendary Attorney
Crisis at the Border Shows Problems in US Immigration Law
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Aquila on M&A: Dealmaking is Back
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
What Comes Next in Derivatives Regulation?
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill amending the state’s data breach notification law on August 21, 2015, saying in a letter to the General Assembly that the bill “goes too far, imposing duplicative and burdensome...more
Quickie elections seem here to stay, but Senate Republicans aren’t giving up. On July 29, the National Labor Relations Board won another challenge to its “quickie election” rules pursued by employer groups. This time, Judge...more
Leading the News -
On August 25th, a panel of United Nations (U.N.) experts monitoring U.N. sanctions on South Sudan released a report disclosing evidence that South Sudanese solders raped children,...more
On Monday, Aug. 3, Tom Hayes was convicted and sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment for his part in the manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor). The result has attracted attention because it was the first...more
As of July 1 of this year, Spain becomes the latest in a string of nations with a corporate compliance defense. Article 33 of Spain’s criminal code will provide an exemption from corporate criminal liability where the company...more
President Barack Obama announced on August 24, 2015, additional steps taken to increase the adoption of renewable energy.
Among other things, the set of executive actions announced on Monday include making $1 billion in...more
We recently learned that President Obama plans to issue an Executive Order mandating paid sick leave for employees of federal contractors and subcontractors. This comes as no surprise as the President has utilized his power...more
The latest round of talks over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed Pacific Rim free-trade agreement, has ended with disagreement on a number of key issues, including the non-patent exclusivity period for biologic...more
The DC Circuit Court has rejected an effort by the New York and Tennessee Republican Parties to set aside Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 206(4)-5. The 2010 SEC rule prohibits investment advisers from providing...more
With increased activity regarding proposed federal trade secrets legislation expected next month and for the remainder of the fall Congressional session, Seyfarth Shaw’s dedicated Trade Secrets/Non-Compete group has created a...more
The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday rejected a challenge to the SEC’s investment-adviser pay-to-play rule, holding that two state Republican Party organizations filed it almost four years too late....more
As a veteran of the AWP litigation era, I am struck by the recent state efforts to legislate transparency into pharmaceutical pricing. Multiple states have introduced bills that would require pharmaceutical manufacturers to...more
This Week -
Amid the budget deliberations, the General Assembly took time Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the war World War II. Senate Joint Resolution 720, passed by both the House and the...more
A recent report casts doubt on whether proposed federal legislation would actually accelerate decisions on the siting of cross-border energy infrastructure.
Cross-border pipelines and electric transmission lines play an...more
United States District Court Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York has been making headlines in recent weeks as he presides over the highly publicized case between the National Football League (“NFL”)...more
The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday rejected a challenge to the SEC’s investment-adviser pay-to-play rule, holding that New York and Tennessee Republican-Party organizations filed it almost four years...more
On 6 July 2015, the Hungarian Parliament adopted several amendments (‘Amendments’) to Act CXII 2011 on the Right of Informational Self-Determination and the Freedom of Information (‘Data Protection Act’). The Amendments,...more
This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Aviation Regulatory Update discusses DOT’s launch of an investigation of alleged price gouging by airlines following Amtrak train service disruption in the Northeast Corridor, the agency’s...more
The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be...more
An interagency working group led by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and The Department of Commerce recently published a draft report (the “Report”) recommending that the U.S. government increase its...more
NC State Government is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution (CR), SB 560, 2015 Continuing Budget Authority. This CR is set to expire at 11:59 pm on August 31, 2015. With less than two weeks before the CR...more
With Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) officially in the race for president, the total number of Republican candidates for president stands at 17, while Democrats, led by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D-NY), total five....more
On August 4, two special elections were held: one in Cumberland County (HD-87) and one in Delaware County (HD-161). In Cumberland County, Greg Rothman (R ) was elected to replace Glen Grell (R), who recently resigned to take...more
Removal Order Could Have Violated the First Amendment -
Salvador Reza, a member of a community group focused on protecting migrant workers, attended an Arizona Senate session during a legislative hearing on a...more
Leading the News -
On August 13th, the latest round of the United Nations (U.N.)-facilitated Libyan political dialogue concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. According to the U.N. Support Mission in Libya...more
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