Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
Grady S. Hurley
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has primary regulatory jurisdiction over OCS oil and gas operations. Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was created to issue leases and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) established to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve national resources.
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
R. Scott Oswald
If a government supplier quietly ignores vital rules but still bills taxpayers as if it had complied, can it be held liable under the federal False Claims Act — even if it never directly lies about its compliance?
Megan Erickson Moritz
The Department of Labor is proposing a hike to the salary threshold requirement for exempted employees.
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
A time of changes, challenges, and opportunities.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
M. Thomas Arceneaux
A return to the lender liability days?
Lee D. Hoffman
As the environmental movement challenged the energy industry to move “beyond coal” and later to move “beyond gas” to a carbonless energy future, investment in renewable energy skyrocketed.
Nicholas K. Kile
As utilities have undertaken the task of replacing the mains, which the utility owns and to which the customer service line connects, an increased risk from lead in that customer line is exposed.
D. Finn Pressly & Judith Wethall
The rise in employer-sponsored wellness programs has been accompanied by an even steeper rise in government regulation.
Caplin & Drysdale
JCOPE's new comprehensive lobbying regulations will close loopholes and make key changes to grassroots and direct lobbying starting January 2019.
The public affairs group breaks down each race across the country using public data.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
Alston & Bird
Trade in the First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration
Public Stadium Projects - Can They Be Made Into Economic Champions or Will They Always be Wooden Spooners?
Developing stadiums has numerous social and economic benefits that can be long-term and wide-ranging. But how can stadiums be developed given the current uncertainty of funding?
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.
Lyle D. Larson
The untold story of “congestion charges.”
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
Douglas C. Ross
As antitrust prosecutors look at “Big Tech,” one size doesn’t fit all
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.