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NAFTA is Dead, Long Live NAFTA

USA - October 18 2018 On September 30, 2018, the US, Mexico and Canada announced the successful conclusion of talks to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement…

US Senate Passes Tax Reform Legislation - Here Is What You Need to Know

USA - December 4 2017 At two o’clock in the morning on Saturday December 2, 2017, the Senate took another major step towards accomplishing comprehensive tax reform - on a…

Senate Finance Committee Releases Tax Reform Proposals

USA - November 13 2017 The November 9 release of the Senate Finance Committee Chairman’s Mark has put into high gear the race to complete once-in-a-generation tax reform. A…

House Republicans Propose Tax Reform Legislation - Will This Become Law?

USA - November 6 2017 It’s here! House Republicans have released the legislative text of the most serious effort to reform the US Tax Code since 1986. Republican…

Senate Votes to Overturn CFPB Arbitration Rule

USA - October 26 2017 Late last night, the US Senate voted 51 to 50 to repeal a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule prohibiting class action waivers in…

Tracking Anti-Opioid Legislation in Congress

USA - October 24 2017 Opioid abuse in the United States has been a topic of much discussion in recent years, but the problem continues to grow. Since 1999, the number of…

Treasury Report on Identifying and Reducing Regulatory Burdens

USA - October 10 2017 As you will recall, earlier this year, President Trump issued an Executive Order requiring the Department of Treasury to identify regulations issued…

Trump Administration Releases NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

USA - July 17 2017 On July 17, the Trump Administration released its negotiating objectives for the upcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement…

Senate Updates the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

USA - July 14 2017 On Thursday, July 13, Senate Republicans released their updated draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. A PDF of the updated text can be…

The Latest on Fintech: Federal and Beyond

USA - July 10 2017 As one of the most rapidly growing industries in the financial services sector, financial technology (fintech) is receiving significant attention in…