Late last week we released an Alert entitled,”Congress and the Higher Education Act: what’s on the table? What’s to come? Our look at the major proposals,” which summarizes our views on where things stand legislatively in higher education.
Earlier this month in Leyse v. Bank of America, another federal district court judge ruled in favor of the defendant on a key Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) issue – confirming that “called party” means the intended recipient of the call.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: CFTC Extraterritorial Application; Food Safety Rules; & OMB Reviews
Summer is clearly over and the regulatory machinery is back up to full speed. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia remanded without vacatur more than half a dozen Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) rules for failure to adequately explain the costs and benefits of extraterritorial application of those rules.
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Panel On Public-Private Partnerships Release Recommendations
On September 17, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) released its report and recommendations.
Earlier this week the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) issued a report stemming from its review of the “use of public-private partnerships in the United States and internationally to identify…
Earlier this week, the House Judiciary Committee took an important step in the effort to create a federal right of action for the misappropriation of a trade secret.
Tennessee Appoints New Attorney General
As P3 Bulletin, the New York Times and Richard Cavallaro, the new CEO of international construction company Skanska’s US operations, have recently stated, the increase in private investment and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs or P3s) bodes well for the plans to develop and implement much needed infrastructure and transportation upgrades around the United States.
After the news this past July that German hospital operator Artemed had signed a framework agreement to establish the first wholly foreign-owned hospital in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone (“Shanghai FTZ”), foreign investors anxious for an opening into China’s tightly regulated healthcare sector may now have even more reason for (cautious) optimism.