Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business With the Obama Administration
Since the 1960s, the United States has maintained an embargo on Cuba that in many respects is the most comprehensive set of economic and trade restrictions on any country. On January 16, 2015, amendments to regulations issued...more
On January 16, 2015, the United States amended existing regulations to implement the changes announced by President Obama on December 17, 2014, liberalizing US sanctions and export controls targeting Cuba. As a result, the US...more
On September 18, 2014, the Obama administration announced a comprehensive initiative to combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The initiative centers largely on preventing overuse of antibiotics and...more
The White House recently announced President Obama's intention to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. If signed, the order...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
On Friday, May 23, 2014, the White House, through its executive branch and other federal agencies, issued the Spring 2014 edition of the Semiannual Regulatory Agenda. Published twice a year, the agencies’ regulatory agendas...more
What is the status of the evolving international sanctions against Ukraine and Russia?
Since the recent escalation of the Ukraine crisis in March, there have been almost daily developments regarding economic sanctions...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
In the aftermath of the April fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, that killed 14 people, the Obama Administration has taken the first steps toward a regulatory response aimed at strengthening the oversight of chemical...more
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