Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business With the Obama Administration
The D.C. Court of Appeals recently issued a landmark decision in Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), No. 13-5315, slip. op. (D.C. Cir. July 15, 2014), that could have...more
Ukraine Crisis -
Last week, the Malaysian Government negotiated and secured from the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine the black boxes from the downed passenger airliner (MH17). The Malaysian Government also secured...more
On July 15, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (DC Circuit) ruled that if the President, pursuant to his powers under the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA), deprives a...more
On July 15, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the President violated the due process rights of Ralls Corporation, a U.S. company owned by two Chinese nationals when, pursuant...more
After years of debate over comprehensive immigration reform, it appears that – at least according to some reports – immigration reform is “officially dead.” At least any kind of House-approved immigration reform, that...more
Today, the White House announced that President Obama will issue an executive order that bans federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. According to White House staff, the...more
The White House this month released its long-awaited report on big data: "Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values". The report was requested by President Barack Obama and addresses the ways in which technological...more
The Administration continues to push trade issues on several fronts, but Congressional Democrats continue to show little interest in participating. During his recent trip to Asia, President Obama pushed Japanese President...more
The framework provides standards and best practices for identifying, assessing, and managing cybersecurity risk.
Now that the Obama administration has unveiled the final version of its anticipated Cybersecurity...more
The always expected, and always unpleasant, mid-term blues has settled over the Obama Administration.
It's not simply one issue generating crosswinds: The Affordable Care Act's sloppy debut, mass disruption within the...more
The Obama Administration has recently announced its intention to begin negotiating a new agreement aimed at promoting international trade in services. These negotiations, which have received strong backing from both the...more
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