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?
Leading the News -
On September 16th, elements of Burkina Faso’s military declared they were in control of the nation after presidential guards stormed a cabinet and seized President Michel Kafando,...more
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On August 27th, emergency relief teams from the United Nations (U.N.) Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) reached more than 27,000 people in the town of Wau...more
Signaling increased tensions with Russia regarding its alleged intervention in eastern Ukraine, the European Union on June 19 and 22, 2015, took action extending sanctions targeting Russia and Crimea, including measures that...more
The House and Senate return this week from the annual Memorial Day recess for a four-week work period that runs through June. Both chambers then break for one week for Independence Day. After that, the House is scheduled to...more
On May 7, 2015, the US Senate voted 98-1 to adopt the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (the "Act"). The Act is the culmination of months of legislative maneuvering and a debate over foreign policy and separation of...more
As deadline for nuclear agreement approaches, any easing of sanctions will be gradual, and global businesses will continue to face compliance and enforcement risks.
This Client Alert outlines the approaches the US...more
The House and Senate return this week from the annual Spring Recess, with the Senate scheduled to be in session for the next six weeks and the House in session for three weeks, off for one week, and then returning for another...more
Thursday, negotiators from the United States, Iran and other world powers announced they have agreed on a framework for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding Iran’s nuclear program to be finalized by June 30, 2015....more
On February 17, 2015, the Government of Canada announced a new round of sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals and entities, including leading Russian oil firm NK Rosneft OAO....more
On December 19th, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13685 specifically targeting Crimea and those responsible for the usurpation of the peninsula back in March. This latest EO was the forth in a series aimed at...more
On December 12, 2014, the Senate passed a House amendment to the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (NDAA FY15). The final version of the NDAA FY15 places...more
On December 18th, President Obama signed into law the “Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014,” authorizing stricter sanctions against Russia, and also increasing military and non-military assistance for Ukraine. Although the...more
Today, the EU published a second round of targeted sanctions against Russia. These new measures expand the EU’s existing Russia sanctions and restrict access to capital markets covering certain loans and credit, trade in...more
The General Assembly’s Short Session began Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be distributed weekly to keep you up to date on the latest legislative issues facing the...more
In This Issue:
- Leading the News
- United States – Africa Relations
- North Africa
- East Africa
- West Africa
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- General Africa News
- Excerpt from...more
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services passed versions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 that included starkly different...more
Hundreds of industry representatives from companies of all types and sizes spent countless hours over the summer preparing submissions to the U.S. Army's $7 billion Renewable and Alternative Energy Power Production for...more
The U.S. Department of Defense is the largest energy consumer in the country, accounting for one percent of total consumption. In fact, the Department’s energy bill last year was $19 billion, up $3 billion from the year...more
In the wake of globalization, talks of a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty give the world hope that a new era of stabilization is dawning. The citizens of the world are becoming increasingly interested in building a stable...more
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