Tag Archives: Regulatory

Protecting IP, Finding Investors, Navigating Legislation Drive Discussion at Foley’s Emerging Automotive Technologies Program

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Fully connected and self-driving cars are here. Improvements to alternative energy sources for vehicles continue to advance at a rapid pace. The automotive industry is potentially facing dramatic new legal and regulatory challenges. And the road ahead shows no signs of slowing down.… Continue reading this entry

Future of the Automotive Sector in Europe, China and the United States

Guest Author: Ruth Knox, Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP Given the pace of change in the automotive industry and related technologies, combined with increasing regulatory scrutiny, what risks and challenges can the global automotive industry expect to deal with in 2018 and beyond across Europe, China, and the United States? On April 10, 2018, Foley & Lardner … Continue reading this entry

EPA Ends 20 Year “Once In, Always In” Policy for MACT Standards: May Effect Enforcement, New Permits

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In a major change in air permitting policy, on January 25, 2018 U.S. EPA reversed its longstanding “once in, always in” policy governing what sources are subject to major source regulations for the emissions of  air toxics under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act.  Under a 1995 policy memorandum issued by the agency, sources … Continue reading this entry

Race to Connected, Self-Driving Cars Not Without Speed Bumps

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Those racing to fill the streets with driverless and shared vehicles are weighing their competitive pursuits and market moves against the new regulations and industry standards coming down the pike.… Continue reading this entry

DOC Solicits Industry Feedback for Regulatory Reform Plan

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Spurring growth in domestic manufacturing through regulatory reform is a key objective of the Trump Administration.  The Department of Commerce is tasked with developing the Regulatory Reform Plan.  In order to achieve meaningful regulatory reform, the Department is reaching out to manufacturers for real-world information on regulatory burdens.  On March 7, 2017, the Department of Commerce … Continue reading this entry