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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Arent Fox 2012 federal election analysis
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • 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


7th Cir. rules Chicago suburb’s parking ticket practice creates risk for ID theft
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2012

The 7th Circuit recently ruled that a Chicago suburb's policy of printing personal information such as an individual's name, home address, date of birth, sex, height, and weight on parking tickets violates the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), thus reversing a lower court's dismissal of a class action complaint over the practice


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