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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released guidance on December 2, 2021, implementing Executive Order 13985, “Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government” (EO).  The EO directs agencies to readily make available federal contracting opport

The decision could complicate states’ ability to pursue groundwater natural resource damages actions.

California’s housing shortage is decades old and getting worse. Housing supply is limited and increasingly less affordable in the Golden State due to pressures such as population growth, high land costs, NIMBYism and significant regulation applicable to new development.

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has released Directive 088: Licensee Life-Cycle Management, which finalizes the draft Licensee Life-Cycle Management Directive (Draft LLCM Directive) for energy infrastructure and sites licensed under the Oil and Gas Conservation Act and Pipeline Act.

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has provided further guidance on data transfers.

The General Assembly is again acting to provide schools (defined as school districts, chartered nonpublic schools, community schools and STEM schools) with additional flexibility to provide alternative learning models during the pandemic.

California recently updated its website providing answers to “Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR)” pursuant to California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 16, Sections 2032.1, 2032.15, and 2032.25......

On November 23, 2021, ACS announced that it is accepting applications for its Heh-Won Chang, Ph.D. Fellowship in Green Chemistry. This opportunity provides $5,000 in financial support to full-time graduate students conducting research in green chemistry....

In what is getting to be habit in the OSHA ETS litigation with courts issuing orders late Friday afternoons, the Sixth Circuit on December 3, 2021 tersely denied a petition to transfer the case back to the Fifth Circuit.

In the past two weeks, there has been significant progress in relation to a number of pieces of proposed EU legislation relating to data protection, data governance, and digital markets....
By: Allen & Overy LLP

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