We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 27

Fiscal cliff 113th Congress

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2013

Following several weeks of intense negotiations, the House of Representatives voted on Tuesday night to pass legislation, already approved in the Senate

Election recap looking ahead

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2012

With last Tuesday’s election and a sweeping victory by President Barack Obama now concluded, the focus in Washington, DC has quickly shifted to the business of running the country and the large challenges to be addressed immediately

Congressional update: spending packagecybersecurity landmark MA healthcare law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2012

A busy work period ended Friday, as Congress was able to reach agreement prior to the August recess on federal spending thereby eliminating the possibility of a government shut down before the election, and also took action on several other key initiatives

House Committee votes to repeal portion of 2010 health reform law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2011

On Tuesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to repeal the controversial Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS) from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

Senate considers legislation aimed at aiding smaller businesses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Reid filed for cloture on legislation aimed at reducing the regulatory burdens affecting smaller companies

Sequestration set to begin March 1st

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2013

This is a relatively quiet week in the nation's capital as both the House and Senate are out of session. When they return next week, Congress is

Majority Leader Reid says cybersecurity legislation will be considered next year

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2011

Stepping back from earlier announcements that comprehensive cybersecurity legislation would be considered by the end of the year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said that once the Senate returns from a holiday recess in January, one of the first bills it will consider is cybersecurity legislation

White House eliminates insurance program for long-term care

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2011

Late Friday afternoon, the Obama administration announced that it had decided to terminate a significant component of the 2010 health-care reform law, ending a program to offer Americans insurance for long-term care because it was too costly to be viable

Legislation introduced to bring expedite the process of bringing drugs to market

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Earlier this month, Representatives Cliff Stearns (R-FL) and Ed Towns (D-NY), both members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Faster Access to Specialized Treatments (FAST) Act, legislation intended to speed to market new drugs for people facing serious or life-threatening diseases

FCC reform

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Earlier this month, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation to change the way the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) operates