The passage of the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act (Jobs Act 3.0) in the U.S. House of Representatives on July 17 may mark the end of the GOP’s efforts to repeal Dodd-Frank.
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Michael Drobac, a senior advisor in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office and head of its emerging technologies team, was quoted in a July 6 Politico Pro Transportation story on how the commercial drone industry is affected by a stalemate over new rules governing model aircraft.
Michele Satterlund, McGuireWoods partner and senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, recently wrote a comprehensive overview of legislative battles waged in state capitals across the nation over efforts to ban or restrict ocular telehealth — eye care services via telecommunications technology such as smartphones.
The Virginia Supreme Court recently found a 15-year lease unenforceable because it was not executed with the formalities of a “deed” in accordance with Virginia law.
Uncertainty surrounding trade is currently impacting energy development, particularly the procurement process for energy infrastructure projects. U.S.-imposed tariffs and quotas on steel and aluminum resulting from the Section 232 investigation have emerged as a real threat to the energy sector.
The federal legislative and regulatory work agenda for the rest of 2018 will include three top energy policy issues: (1) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) reform, (2) deregulation and (3) Russia sanctions.
This Week: The House and Senate return for final action before midterm elections. The House has only 11 legislative days left. Appropriations and opioid legislation are among the must-do items.
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Following the House vote last Friday, the Senate returned to Raleigh on Monday to vote on House Bill 3 and House Bill 4, which rewrite two of the six constitutional amendments appearing on the ballot this November. The legislature returned for the special session after a three-judge panel deemed the initial descriptions misleading and not fit to appear on the ballot. Both bills passed through the Senate with votes mostly among party lines.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
The European Commission recently proposed a 3% tax on turnover for companies with EU digital revenues over €50 million and total global revenues over €750 million.
The latest updates in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) case, from the Washington Healthcare team.