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DDTC’s proposed ITAR brokering regulations in (relatively) plain English

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 4 2012

As most of you are well aware, on December 19, 2011, the US Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) published the long-awaited proposed rule on defense brokering

The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2012

The issues raised in the Freeh Report about the actions of top Penn State executives in the University, Athletic Department and football program, including legendary coach Joe Paterno, with respect to Jerry Sandusky may result in NCAA sanctions, and perhaps civil and federal claims against the University

IRS proposed rule for 501(c)(4) organizations may ultimately affect 501(c)(6) trade associations

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2013

On November 26, 2013, the Treasury Department issued proposed regulations that would drastically change how 501(c)(4) organizations can engage in

Twelve-member congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to identify $1.5 trillion in cuts, health care spending targeted

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2011

The US House of Representatives passed a debt ceiling package (Budget Control Act, House Rules Committee Amendment to S. 365) by a vote of 269 to 161 to lift the debt ceiling and avoid default

New markets: smartgrid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2012

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MI PSC) has opened an investigation into the deployment of smart meters by electric utilities

Arent Fox 2012 federal election analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 7 2012

The 2012 Presidential and Congressional elections, the most costly in U.S. history, have concluded for all but a few races still not tallied and the results look vaguely similar to the 112th Congress

US District Court for the Central District of CA decides that bribes paid to an officer or employee of a state-owned corporation may violate the FCPA

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2011

On April 20, 2011, the US District Court for the Central District of California issued the first recent judicial decision regarding the definition "foreign officials" under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA

FEC granted new authority to impose higher automatic penalties on nonprofit organizations, super PACs, and political party committees

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

On December 26, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill (H.R. 3487) that gives the Federal Election Commission (FEC) new authority to

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2011

As reported in the June 13 edition, the House Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing on June 15, 2011, to consider consumer protection legislation

Higher education addressed by President’s FY 2013 budget request

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2012

Today, President Obama released his fiscal year 2013 budget outlining the Administration’s spending priorities while also providing an alternative path to achieving mandated savings to the spending “sequester” required by this August’s debt limit law (PL 115-25