Perspectives on Government Relations
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Government Relations Co-Leader Dan Renberg and Trade Associate Leah Scarpelli recently presented to the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago about the 2020 election’s potential impact on American companies operating in global markets.
Byron Dorgan, Philip S. English*, Dan H. Renberg, Jon S. Bouker, Craig Engle, Oliver Spurgeon III*, David R. Hanke, Laura E. Doyle, Jeri Freirich, Mariana Acuna*, Daniel Sjostedt*
Every two years, our Government Relations practice group drafts a comprehensive post-election analysis for Arent Fox clients and friends of the firm.
In this episode of Association Counsel, Partners Brian D. Schneider and Dan H. Renberg talk year-end activity on the Hill, the general election, and what it all means for trade associations as they plan their advocacy strategy for year-end and beyond.
Amid stalling talks between Congressional leaders over the content of new Coronavirus relief and economic stimulus legislation, the issue of providing for temporary restrictions on pandemic related lawsuits has emerged as an intractable dispute separating Democrats and Republicans.
The political battle now occurring in the U.S. Congress is over legislation responding to the continued crisis from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The tax provisions of the HEALS Act would expand upon and modify several provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, including the employee retention tax credit, while also introducing additional tax relief to individuals and businesses.
Businesses fear a flood of coronavirus-related lawsuits as the economy re-opens.
Please join Arent Fox for a virtual conversation with Representative Hank Johnson (GA-04), the Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, exploring Congress’ next steps.
On June 8, 2020, Mayor Bowser signed the Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (the Act), which the Council of the District of Columbia had unanimously approved on May 19, 2020. The Act is now in effect for 90 days (i.e., until September 6, 2020).
On May 19, 2020, the Council of the District of Columbia unanimously approved the Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (the “Act”), which consolidates the four previous emergency acts adopted by the Council, and includes notable additions and modifications.
Jeffrey B. Tate, Philip S. English*, Laura E. Doyle, Christian M. McBurney, Julianne DeLeo, Jennifer A. Stecco*
On May 12, the House Democrats introduced an aspirational tax package within the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (the “HEROES Act”), which lays out their starting point in negotiations with the Senate and provides insight into the top Democratic legislative tax prioritie
On May 5, 2020, the Council of the District of Columbia unanimously approved another bill in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Coronavirus Omnibus Emergency Amendment Act of 2020.
Senior Government Relations Advisor Phil English was quoted in a Law360 article discussing tech sector allies’ efforts to use COVID-19 relief legislation to stop the scheduled expiration of research and development cost expensing.
As we noted previously, on April 7, 2020, the Council of the District of Columbia (the “Council”) unanimously passed the COVID-19 Response Supplemental Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (the “COVID-19 Supplemental Act”). This emergency legislation, which was officially enacted on April 10, 2020, will
In part two of our discussion, we talked with Aaron Jacoby and Oliver Spurgeon about how the new legislation is helping practitioners, including those on the frontlines fighting the pandemic.
The CARES Act includes two new federal financing programs for businesses and nonprofits of all sizes. What should companies know about these programs? We talked with Aaron Jacoby and Dan Renberg about how and when companies can start applying for new loans.
Byron Dorgan, Philip S. English*, Oliver Spurgeon III*, Jon S. Bouker, Dan H. Renberg, Richard J. Krainin, Jeffrey B. Tate, Deborah M. Shelton, Linda M. Jackson, Laura E. Doyle, Alexandra M. Romero, Justin A. Goldberg
After midnight on the East Coast on Wednesday, March 25, negotiators from the U.S. Congress and Trump Administration finally agreed to the framework of a historic $2 trillion bill. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) constitutes a new Marshall Plan for our nation.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Issues Order Limiting Gatherings and Closing Certain Non-essential Businesses
Yesterday, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser issued an order aimed at significantly slowing the community transmission of COVID-19.
Jon S. Bouker, Dan H. Renberg, Aaron H. Jacoby, Michael L. Stevens, Linda M. Jackson, Byron Dorgan, Philip S. English*, Norman F. Lent III, Oliver Spurgeon III*, Alexandra M. Romero
After a short delay due to opposition among Senate Republicans, Congressional leaders in Washington have passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act—the second comprehensive spending package in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Jon S. Bouker, Dan H. Renberg, Michael L. Stevens, Linda M. Jackson, Byron Dorgan, Philip S. English*, Alan G. Fishel, Alexandra M. Romero, Oliver Spurgeon III*
Congressional leaders in Washington are halfway towards passing a second comprehensive spending package in response to the coronavirus outbreak.