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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


US government freezes assets of Libyan government, including Muammar Qadhafi and members of his family
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA, Libya
  • February 28 2011

On February 25, 2011, citing the extreme measures taken by Colonel Muammar Qadhafi, his government and close allies to repress the rebellion in Libya and the risk that Qadhafi and allies would misappropriate Libyan state assets, President Obama issued an Executive Order that, among other things, blocks all transactions involving property or property interests of the following persons


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


White House announces cyber initiatives
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

This week, as part of a strategic effort to build momentum toward next week's State of the Union Address to Congress, President Barack Obama


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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

On September 12, 2012, Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Ranking Member Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Tex., attended the first meeting of the Science, Technology and Policy Forum in Washington, DC


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


Breaking: US Supreme Court grants cert in closely watched False Claims Act case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Obama Administration directs agencies to cut 2015 budget proposals by as much as 10 percent
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2013

On May 29, 2013, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) distributed a memo to all federal agencies directing them to reduce their overall Fiscal


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