Remaining Confident In The Face Of Change: Practical Law

Jun 14, 2017 By: Thomson Reuters Practical Law™

The changes in regulatory and enforcement priorities usually brought with each new incoming presidential administration can signal a time of confusion and

Executive order authorizes economic sanctions to combat malicious cyberactivity

May 28, 2015 By: Phyllis B. Sumner

President Barack Obama recently declared a national emergency relating to cyberthreats, calling them “one of the most serious economic and national security

Today in 1912: The Lloyd-La Follette Act was enacted

Aug 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On August 24, 1912, the Lloyd-La Follette Act, the first federal whistleblower statute, was enacted to allow federal employees to speak to Congress about their respective agencies.

Obama’s executive order targets Iran, Syria, and firms who help them

Apr 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

President Obama just issued an executive order that targets the use of information technology by Iran and Syria – and the IT firms that help them – to commit human rights abuses.

Today in 1942: Gasoline rationing begins

Jul 22, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Because of the critical shortage of both gasoline and rubber, the Office of Price Administration began a mandatory gasoline rationing program on July 22, 1942.

Today in 1943: FDR freezes prices, wages, and employment

Apr 8, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Today in 1943, President Roosevelt signed executive order 9328 in an effort to control wartime inflation. The order froze prices, wages, and employment.