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In the United States Congress, there is an arduous journey before a bill becomes law. See the classic School House Rock! video, “I’m Just a Bill.” But there is a common theme running through some gift and estate tax bills that have been introduced in Congress this year.

[co-author: Laura Peterson] Originally published on December 30, 2020 and updated as of April 7, 2021. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”), which provides $900 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding, was signed into law on December 27, 2020.

Even though the increase in vaccinations and other public health initiatives have resulted in a dramatic reduction in new COVID-19 cases hinting at a possible “return to normal,” recent industry publications are starting to report on an anticipated long-term result in what was once thought to be

The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment - Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and Hartsell Farms and Excavating, LLC (“Hartsell”) entered into a February 10th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing alleged violations of Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (“

On March 29, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously approved the process for distributing $249.95 million in additional funding to healthcare providers to help cover the costs of telecommunication services and connected devices during the COVID-19 pandemic (Round Two).

Employers should ensure they have appropriate policies in place for properly handling confidential medical records.

Over the past few years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the primary regulator of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment and their manufacturers, has been balancing its work of keeping pace with technology innovations against its work on compliance enforcement.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) have each published their annual examination priorities for 2021, signaling areas of scrutiny that broker-dealers should expect in upcoming regulatory exams.

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