Was Policy Fellow for House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Greg Walden, partner at McGuireWoods and senior advisor with McGuireWoods Consulting, recently discussed legal concerns, ethical considerations and policy around autonomous vehicles with the Corporate Counsel Business Journal.
In a Sept. 10 opinion piece for The Hill, McGuireWoods Consulting executive vice president and director, Frank Donatelli, compares the upcoming midterm elections and modern politics to a heavyweight fight.
Former Educator Touts Strong Legislative Affairs Background
Client Service, Business Growth Remain Top Priority
This Week: Opioid legislation moves; Shutdown averted for now; CMS Encourages State Work Requirements in Medicaid
The General Assembly will reconvene for a special session on Tuesday, October 2nd at 10 AM. Lawmakers will be taking up issues to address disaster relief. School calendars, teacher pay, and delays in small business tax deadlines will be up for discussion. The session could then be adjourned until October 9th to address any further funding needs and pending executive agency reports.
This Week: Congress, Administration Seek Input on Approaches to Consumer Data Privacy | Compromise FAA Reauthorization Bill Directs US Drone and Transportation Security Technology Policy | FTC Holds Second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
In January 2018, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced a draft proposed plan that would open nearly 90 percent of America’s waters to offshore oil and natural gas development, setting the stage for a multiyear process of fact-gathering, due diligence and public input from citizens at the local, state and federal levels. As expected, groups on both sides of this issue are organizing voices of support and opposition to weigh in on the plan.
In 2018, the Romanian Parliament set the scene for future offshore investments in the Black Sea by passing a bill to regulate the offshore legislative framework. Currently, the legislative process is ongoing and Parliament is reevaluating some provisions at the request of the Romanian President.
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.