We all share the frustration that policymaking impedes innovation – that the private sector moves too quickly for the public sector to keep up. That is certainly true in the UAS arena.
Could a new generation of aircraft carriers change how future conflicts are fought from the sky? The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) aims to find out.
In remarks last night, President Obama announced his long-planned executive actions to reform the U.S. immigration system.
GAO Releases Bid Protest Statistics for Fiscal Year 2014, Revealing New Trends & Discussing Effect of the Government Shutdown
Just this week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) released the GAO Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2014.
In what many consider to be an unusual move, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a high-stakes case about the legality of premium subsidies for low- and moderate-income individuals enrolling in health coverage offered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
DOJ Wields Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act Against Financial Institutions
In 2012 and 2013, the Department of Justice brought a slew of actions against several financial institutions under a rarely used and little-known statute from the late 1980s for conduct related to the mortgage crisis. Outcomes in these cases in recent months show the statute’s potency and likely indicate that the government will continue to use this statute in the future.
In a little noticed decision earlier this month, the FEC announced the settlement of an enforcement case that sets a compliance standard that few companies may currently meet. FEC ADR Case 708 (Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. PAC).
This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that a job applicant lacks standing to bring whistle-blower claims under the Energy Reorganization Act and the False Claims Act (“FCA”) because those laws’ retaliation provisions apply only to employees.
CFPB Proposes New Regulations for Prepaid Accounts
Despite perceived uncertainty as to the future of two, prominent transportation P3 projects, it appears that jurisdictions within Maryland are looking to P3 structures to solve a wider array of infrastructure issues in the state.