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The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • 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


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


FTC clarifies impact of COPPA in the educational setting
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently clarified that its jurisdiction under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) does not


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


ADA claims are back and on the rise
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

In 1990, Congress enacted Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") to eliminate barriers to disabled individuals' access to public


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


Travels in Canada Beyond BREXIT: The Global Economy and Local Politics
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 6 2016

BREXIT will have no measurable impact on the pending US trade agenda. There, I said it. While the UK vote has probably put on hold comprehensive


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


Countdown to federal budget sequestration: what you need to know
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2012

May 2, marks the 8-month mark in the countdown to possible federal budget “sequestration” that could reduce federal spending in 2013 by roughly $109 billion, across defense and nondefense discretionary spending programs


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