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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 6, 2017, Randal K. Quarles was ceremonially sworn in as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and as Vice Chair for Supervision.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 8, 2017, the US Department of the Treasury announced Kenneth A. Blanco as Director of FinCEN, a bureau in Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.
Jones Day
The U.S. Department of Defense has faced criticism from the Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office concerning its handling of commercial item procurements.
Holland & Knight
The Trump Administration on Feb. 12 released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request, titled "An American Budget."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As we discussed in an earlier post about the NDAA for FY 2018, one of the most significant changes with respect to procurement issues may be related to the DOD's conduct of debriefings.
Dentons
Published on an annual basis, presidential budget requests do not set the federal budget, but rather are "messaging" documents that generally play three roles in shaping federal policy.
Dentons
The Georgia House of Representatives approved last week a midyear spending bill to make use of additional revenues for fiscal year 2018, appropriating more than $300 million in new money.
Duane Morris LLP
On February 12, 2018, President Donald Trump announced his administration's long-awaited framework for rebuilding infrastructure in America.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Earlier this month, the GAO announced that its long-awaited electronic protest docketing system (EPDS) is now operational and undergoing limited pilot testing with certain designated protests filed since February 1.
Carlton Fields
Continuing a process that began last spring and is approaching a final May 10 deadline, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (the "Commission") is traveling across the state to hold public hearings for additional public feedback on the 37 proposals under its active consideration.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") requested a fiscal year 2019 budget of $306.3 million. This request is approximately the same as the agency's FY 2018 request.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 12, 2018, the Trump Administration released its proposed fiscal year 2019 budget. As it did last year, the budget proposes significant cuts to the funds allocated to OFCCP.
Holland & Knight
On February 12, 2018, the White House unveiled its 55-page proposal for infrastructure investment, the Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The White House released its long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday, February 12. The plan would spend $200 billion over 10 years to leverage $1.5 trillion ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In response to growing cybersecurity threats, the U.S. government has implemented new regulations requiring that its contractors take enhanced measures to protect sensitive government ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") released the new Treasury Strategic Plan outlining the long-term agency goals for the next five years. The strategic plan is published every four years.
Holland & Knight
President Donald Trump on February 12, 2018, submitted his budget request to Congress for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 5, 2018, Jerome Powell was sworn in as Chairman of the US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee.
Dechert LLP
Human trafficking is a well-documented worldwide problem. A lesser-known issue is the trafficking by diplomats of domestic workers and servants, who are forced to work, often in brutal conditions ...
Holland & Knight
Commissioner Goodman joined the FEC in 2013 and served as its chair in 2014.
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FinCEN notified U.S. financial institutions that the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") updated the list of jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in combating anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism ("AML/CFT").
Fisher Phillips LLP
If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In addition to imposing the fine, the Order requires the Bank's branches to submit periodic progress reports to their applicable Federal Reserve Banks detailing steps taken to comply with the conditions of the Order.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017 ...
BakerHostetler
The White House this morning is releasing President Trump's fiscal 2019 budget blueprint, which will include funding requests for HHS, FDA, CMS and dozens of other healthcare-related federal agencies.
Dentons
Our January edition of "Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update" offers a summary of the relevant changes that took place during the month of December.
Dentons
On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law (Pub. L. 115-91).
Butler Snow LLP
For many years, the Internal Revenue Code has provided various incentives aimed at encouraging economic development and investments in low-income and/or distressed communities by providing certain tax ...
Arnold & Porter
In 2016, Congress instructed the U.S. Department of Defense to convene a panel of procurement professionals from government and industry to review the regulations governing DOD procurements.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need...
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