Chart the Course
Navigating the Potential Global Impacts of the Biden Administration’s Policy Priorities‎

‎Locke Lord’s lawyers, many of whom have previously served in roles in the U.S. Executive Branch, Congress, and regulatory and administrative agencies, provide guidance on how businesses can navigate the immediate and long-term effects of the Biden Administration’s policy priorities.

‎We are closely monitoring developments across industries and are ready to advise our clients every step of the way. As the landscape evolves, we encourage you to return to this page for perspectives and resources in key areas of importance to your business.


‎‎Antitrust  |  Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation  |  Energy  |  Environmental  |  Labor & Employment  |  Litigation  |  Pharmaceuticals  | Public Finance  |  Tax

Antitrust

President Biden Issues Sweeping ‎Executive Order Directed at Promoting Competition ‎in the ‎American Economy

What’s Ahead for Antitrust Law and Enforcement – Rewriting the Sherman and Clayton Acts

Antitrust Takes the Spotlight: What’s Ahead for Antitrust Law and Enforcement (WEBINAR)



Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

IRS Releases Guidance on COBRA Premium Subsidy‎

The American Rescue Plan Act: COBRA Subsidies



Energy

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Prioritizes Renewable Infrastructure Investment Opportunities

What the Biden Administration Offshore Wind Proposal Could Mean for New York ‎Offshore Wind ‎

Winds of Change:‎ Biden Administration Releases Plan to Accelerate Offshore Wind Energy



Environmental

Back to the Future: EPA and Corps of Engineers Announce Intent to Restore Previous ‎Definition of WOTUS

EPA Muddies the Water on Permitting Discharges to Groundwater ‎and What the Biden ‎Administration Will Likely Do About It

Possible Biden Administration Changes to the Federal Rulemaking Process and What They ‎Could Mean for You (WEBINAR)‎

The Regulatory Resurrection of M-37050:‎ Interior Rule Limits the MBTA Again, But Likely Not ‎for Long (WEBINAR)‎



Labor & Employment

Biden's Wage and Hour Redux: Same Obama Administrator, Same Budget

Biden Administration’s Withdrawal of Trump’s Independent Contractor Rule: Just as ‎Meaningless as the Rule It Withdrew

COBRA Premium Subsidy Under the American Rescue Plan Act: Employers Need to Take Action by May 31, 2021

OSHA Ramps-up COVID-19 Inspections and Enforcement

Employers Beware: Major Changes to the NLRA if the PRO Act Passes the Senate

The Biden Administration: What May Be Ahead and Already Is Happening

Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Extended Yet Again for ‎Employees and ‎Independent Contractors

The Confusing Biden Plan for Independent Contractor Misclassification



Litigation

Will HUD’s New “Disparate Impact” Rule Stand in the Biden Administration?



Pharmaceuticals

Ensuring Innovation Act Alters Eligibility for New Chemical Exclusivity



Public Finance

Relief for State and Local Governments Impacted by COVID-19



Tax

Proposed Legislative Extension of Investment Tax Credits for Energy ‎Storage Technologies

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