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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Space Law, Regulation and Policy Update - April 2024

Good Afternoon! This is Akin’s biweekly policy newsletter on space policy and regulatory developments, providing information on major space headlines and forthcoming space-related events and hearings...more

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Exception for “Transportation Workers” Under the Federal Arbitration Act Grows Larger

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The courts will generally enforce employee arbitration agreements via the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). However, a “transportation workers” exemption exists under the FAA. On April 12, 2024, the United States Supreme Court...more

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New FAR Part 40 Established to Centralize Supply Chain and Information Security Requirements

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On April 1, 2024, the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) issued a Final Rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to...more

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NHTSA proposes important new safety requirements for electric vehicle batteries

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed an important new safety standard for electric vehicle batteries. The standard would incorporate certain existing battery safety requirements, and mandate a...more

McCarter & English, LLP

New Jersey FY 2025 – Transportation Department Budget Hearing

Fran O’Connor, acting commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT); Kevin S. Corbett, president and CEO of NJ Transit (NJT); and Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Latrecia Littles-Floyd...more

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The State AG Report – 4/18/2024

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Here are curated AG and federal regulatory news stories highlighting key areas in which state and federal regulators’ decisions are having an impact across the US: •FTC’s Report Focuses on Collaboration with State Attorneys...more

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Supreme Court Holds That the FAA’s Transportation Exemption Applies to all Employees Involved in Interstate Transportation

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Enacted in 1925, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) reflects the nation’s policy favoring arbitration agreements. Employers routinely rely on the FAA to compel aggrieved employees to press their disputes before an arbitrator,...more

Dickinson Wright

Plugged In: An EV Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 4

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Welcome to this month's edition of Plugged In. In this issue, we focus on the complex challenges facing electric utilities in addressing the critical need to adequately generate and transmit electricity to power the...more

Morgan Lewis

State Attorneys General Fly into Previously Federal Airspace

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The Department of Transportation and 18 states on April 16 agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that delegates more authority to and streamlines the process for state attorneys general to investigate consumer...more

Cozen O'Connor

Republican AGs Seek to Unplug the DOE’s Fuel-Economy Rule for Electric Vehicles

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A group of 13 Republican AGs and the American Free Enterprise Chamber of Commerce filed a petition for review of the DOE’s Petroleum-Equivalent Fuel Economy Calculation final rule—which provides the procedures for calculating...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Food Delivery Drivers' Misclassification Suit May Be Exempt from Arbitration

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The U.S. Supreme Court decided Bissonnette, et al. v. LePage Bakeries Park St., LLC, et al. on April 12, 2024. In a unanimous decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court held that a transportation worker need...more

Benesch

Document Retention for Motor Carriers and Transportation Brokers

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Transportation services providers are increasingly facing new technology-oriented threats in day-to-day business. Recent cyberattacks and the potential for serious disruption from threat actors have drawn the attention of the...more

Amundsen Davis LLC

[Webinar] Independent Contractors in the Transportation Industry – Is Your Business Compliant? - May 15th, 10:00 am CT

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The Department of Labor (DOL) recently published a final rule on independent contractor classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Transportation and logistics companies using independent contractors for...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Foley Automotive Update - April 2024 - 2

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This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - Recent pricing disputes with suppliers have resulted in production...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week in Review: April 2024 #3

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee J. Chambers and Cynthia L. Hackerott. In today’s...more

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Supreme Court Rules that the FAA's Arbitration Exemption is Not Limited to Transportation Industry

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On April 12, 2024, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision that answers the question of whether the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) exemption from arbitration for any “class of workers engaged in foreign or...more

Littler

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies When the Federal Arbitration Act’s “Transportation Exemption” Applies

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On April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed whether the Federal Arbitration Act’s (FAA) transportation exemption—meaning the FAA would not apply—only relates to workers within the transportation industry....more

Cozen O'Connor

US DOT Updates its Rules Regarding the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

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On April 9, 2024, The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced numerous revisions to its in-place rules for administering its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. The new rule follows a Notice of Proposed...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Wonder Bread Delivery Drivers are Exempt from Arbitration Agreement, Supreme Court Determines

Workers in jobs that involve interstate transport can be exempt from arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) even if their employer is not in the transportation industry, the Supreme Court decided on April 12. ...more

Holland & Knight LLP

U.S. Supreme Court: Workers Who Transport Goods Are Exempt from FAA, Regardless of Industry

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The U.S. Supreme Court on April 12, 2024, decided Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries Park St., LLC. The central issue revolved around the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and its applicability to workers engaged in interstate...more

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Driverless Dilemma: Are We Lab Rats? Without Legal Recourse in the Experiment of Autonomous Driving?

In the maze of today’s technological advancements, our society is standing at a crossroads where progress meets safety. The intricate web of autonomous driving technology and legislative accountability is unraveling in front...more

Maynard Nexsen

US Space Force announces "Commercial Space Strategy" to increase competitive advantage

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At the 39TH Space Symposium in Colorado Springs on April 10TH, Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman announced the US Space Force’s (USSF) blueprint for integrating private-sector capabilities. This blueprint, dubbed...more

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Cozen Cities - April 10, 2024

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CHICAGO — Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan to Make Chicago Quantum Technology Capital- Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a plan to make Chicago a quantum technology capital at M-Hub, a business incubator on Chicago’s...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Part II, Baltimore's Key Bridge Collapsed: What Happens Next?

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The second installment in our Baltimore Key Bridge collapse series examines the court proceedings that have begun to determine the liability incurred. The M/V Dali—which lost power just after midnight on March 26, 2024,...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

39th Space Symposium – Space Law Track

The 39th Space Symposium legal track produced several thought-provoking topics from both government and industry speakers. Where can government and industry improve in the business cycle leading to space? Whether defense...more

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