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Breaking: US Supreme Court grants cert in closely watched False Claims Act case

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

The US Supreme Court this morning granted cert in a closely watched False Claims Act (FCA) case, Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States

2010 midterm election analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 3 2010

The midterm elections of 2010 and the widely anticipated shift toward a more Republican Congress will bring significant changes to domestic and foreign policy which will have a major effect on our clients' businesses both here and abroad

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

Federal election energy and environmental policy analysis

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 7 2012

The reelection of President Barack Obama, combined with continued divided government in the CongressDemocratic Senate and Republican Housevirtually ensure that major changes to federal energy and environmental policy will be based on existing regulatory authority rather than new legislation

President Obama, Congressional negotiators agree to two-phase spending reduction plan to avert historic default

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2011

Late Sunday night, Congressional negotiators and President Obama finalized a historic legislative package combining new authority for the US Government to borrow at least $2.1 trillion with a variety of statutory provisions designed to offset such new borrowing by mandating spending reductions and other savings over a 10-year period

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 4 2012

As reported last week, the House Telecom Subcommittee held a hearing titled “International Proposals to Regulate the Internet” on May 31, 2012

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2011

Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, has praised the FTC’s recent COPPA enforcement measures, stating that “We must be particularly vigilant when it comes to protecting the privacy and safety of our children”