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California-led Coalition Files Suit to Prevent Rollback of Vehicle Emission Standards

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

A coalition of states has opened a new front in the ongoing battles between the Trump Administration’s efforts to streamline regulations applicable to industry and the interests favoring additional regulation. In response to...more

Governor Murphy Creates Task Force on Employee Classification

by Epstein Becker & Green on

New Jersey is turning up the heat on employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors....more

N.J. Governor Orders Fresh Focus On Worker Misclassification

by Genova Burns LLC on

On May 3, 2018 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 25 which authorizes a 12-person task force to review misclassification of workers as independent contractors in New Jersey, with a focus on the...more

New Jersey Governor Signs Executive Order Establishing Employee Misclassification Task Force

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 3, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order establishing the Task Force on Employee Misclassification, which is effective immediately. ...more

U.S. Sanctions Under the Trump Administration – International Trade Implications

by BakerHostetler on

The Trump Administration has been active on the sanctions front as a means of asserting U.S. foreign policy and national security interests. Congress has also taken an increasingly active and direct role of late, beyond its...more

“How’m I Doin?”—Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Doesn’t Need to Ask—He Will Tell You How Successful He Has Been With Regulatory Reform

by Clark Hill PLC on

In the 80’s, the three term and often blunt-spoken and theatrical NYC Mayor Ed Koch often would stand on street corners asking constituents, “How’m I Doin”, in his unmistakable Bronx laden accent. It’s been over a year since...more

ALERT- New Environmental Justice Regulations Coming Soon To New Jersey!

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

On April 20, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 23 (EO 23) committing state government to making intelligent environmental decisions in communities that are disproportionately affected by environmental degradation. EO...more

FERC Opens Notice of Inquiry for Review of Natural Gas Pipeline Policies

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has unanimously voted to open a new Notice of Inquiry seeking input on whether – and, if so, how – it should update its existing policies and procedures for reviewing and issuing...more

FERC Solicits Feedback on Modernizing Natural Gas Certificate Policy

by White & Case LLP on

On April 19, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") initiated a proceeding to evaluate its policies—in place for nearly two decades—governing the review and certification of new interstate natural gas...more

Deep Dive: Association Health Plans - Part 3

On October 12, 2017, President Trump signed a “Presidential Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” (the “Executive Order”) to “facilitate the purchase of insurance across state...more

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Travel Ban

On April 25, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on the legality of President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation issued on September 24, 2017, the administration’s third iteration of the travel...more

Expedited Infrastructure Takes Another Step Forward

by Clark Hill PLC on

On April 9, 2018, the heads of numerous federal agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding Implementing One Federal Decision Under Executive Order 13807 (“MOU”) aimed at expediting and coordinating environmental review of...more

NIST Releases Updated Version Of Its Cybersecurity Framework

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

On April 17th, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”), a component of the U.S. Commerce Department, released Version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity...more

NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1: A blueprint for compliance and assurance

by Womble Bond Dickinson on

In February 2014 the U.S. National Institute of Standards in Technology (‘NIST’) published the ?rst NIST Cybersecurity Framework, responding to an Executive Order on improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity issued by...more

OFAC’s New Russia-Related Sanctions

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added 38 new designees to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (“SDN List”) related to Russia pursuant to...more

New US Sanctions Against Russia Create Unique Issues for Fund Investors

by Morgan Lewis on

The Office of Foreign Assets Control recently designated 7 “oligarchs,” 17 government officials, 13 companies, and one bank, all Russian, as Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs), effectively prohibiting US persons...more

NY Governor Wants Employers to Say No to Salary History

by Fisher Phillips on

On April 10, 2018, Equal Pay Day, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled proposed legislation banning all employers in New York from asking job applicants about their salary history. The legislation is aimed at closing the...more

In Major Change, Regulatory Reform Comes to Tax Regulation

by Clark Hill PLC on

For decades, tax regulations have been viewed as exempt from required regulatory review under Executive Order 12866 of October 4, 1993, on Regulatory Planning and Review. That Executive Order (“EO”) directs federal agencies...more

US announces major round of Russia sanctions designations and two time-limited general licenses

by Dentons on

On April 6, 2018, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added 24 individuals and 14 entities to the List of Specially Designated Nationals (SDN List) and one entity to the Sectoral Sanctions...more

US Treasury Department’s New Designations Under the Russia-Related Sanctions: 3 Key Takeaways (Russian version)

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

The new designations of Russian individuals and entities broadly expand the scope and impact of sanctions. Background - On April 6, 2018, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added more...more

US Imposes New Russia Sanctions Targeting Oligarchs, Senior Government Officials and Entities

On April 6, 2018, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs, 12 companies owned or controlled by these oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government...more

Twelve Federal Agencies Commit to Implement Executive Order to Streamline Environmental Review and Approval of Major...

On April 9, 2018, the heads of twelve Federal agencies and departments entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) committing their respective agencies to implement certain concepts and directives from Executive Order...more

U.S. Sanctions Imposed on Russian Individuals, Associated Entities and Government Officials

by Jones Day on

The Situation: The Trump Administration has imposed sanctions against a number of high-profile Russian individuals and entities by adding them to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons ("SDN") List. The...more

Agencies Agree to Speed Environmental Permitting

Effective yesterday, April 10, 2018, seven executive departments, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have agreed to cooperate for the timely...more

Red Notice Newsletter - Russian

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS – Canadian Mining Company Settles with SEC over FCPA Charges – On March 26, Kinross Gold Corporation settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its alleged failure to...more

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