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Congress Poised to Pass Final Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations Bill and Substantial Tax Legislation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Overnight, Congressional leaders unveiled a $1.15 trillion fiscal year 2016 omnibus spending bill after weeks of contentious negotiations between the


California enacts controversial municipal bankruptcy law: Assembly Bill 506
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2012

A years-long political duel over whether California should control local government bankruptcies was resolved on October 9, 2011


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

On October 20, 2011, the Missouri Public Service Commission closed a tariff investigation proceeding initiated by AT&T Communications of the Southwest, Inc. and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company dba AT&T Missouri against Hypercube Telecom, LLC


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


House Republicans finalize incoming committee chairmen
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2010

The House Republican Conference has this afternoon ratified the selections of new committee chairmen made yesterday by the Republican Steering Committee


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2010

Both the House and the Senate are on recess for the elections


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

On October 13, 2010, the FTC filed comments with the FCC in response to its Notice of Inquiry (NOI), released April 21, 2010, regarding whether the FCC should establish a voluntary program for cyber security certifications


The National Opportunity and Community Renewal Act: an analysis
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2010

Arent Fox, working closely with client Catholic Charities USA, drafted landmark poverty legislation designed to empower local communities to address poverty, bring market forces to bear on poverty, and reduce dependence on federal programs


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2011

On May 31, 2011, the United States Supreme Court invited the Acting Solicitor General to file a brief articulating the Government's position on whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit properly dismissed a putative class action lawsuit against various cell phone makers, wireless service providers, and related trade associations for failing to protect consumers from cell phones’ allegedly harmful radio frequency emissions


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are on recess for the elections