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SBA Plans Comprehensive Overhaul Of HUBZone Program
In response to President Trump's Executive Order to reduce regulatory burdens and control regulatory costs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed a rule to amend its regulations for the Historically Under-utilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Program.
United States
23 Nov 2018
President Signs SEC Small Business Advocate Act Into Law
On December 16, 2016, President Obama signed H.R. 3784, the SEC Small Business Advocate Act of 2016...
United States
28 Dec 2016
House Passes Creating Financial Prosperity For Businesses And Investors Act
On Monday, December 5, the Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act, H.R. 6427, was passed by the House by a vote of 391-2.
United States
13 Dec 2016
New Opportunities For All: SBA Expands The Small Business Mentor Protégé Programs
On July 25, 2016, the Small Business Administration ("SBA") released a much-anticipated Small Business Mentor Protégé Programs Final Rule that created a new expanded mentor-protégé program...
United States
10 Aug 2016
Drones: Much Anticipated Small UAS Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Released By FAA
Over the weekend the FAA issued a much-anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for small UAS—i.e., drones weighing less than 55 pounds.
United States
19 Feb 2015
OMB And Federal Agencies Publish Final Rule On Grants And Cooperative Agreements
On December 19, 2014, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and 28 federal agencies published in the Federal Register a consolidated interim final rule...
United States
9 Jan 2015
Amendments to the Prospectus Directive
On 11 December 2010, the final text of the Directive amending the Prospectus Directive and the Transparency Directive (the "Amending Directive") was published in the Official Journal of the European Union ("EU").
United States
21 Dec 2010
Tax Legislation Affecting Foreign Transactions Enacted Into Law
On August 10, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act of 2010 (the "Bill"). The Bill includes several U.S. federal income tax provisions affecting foreign transactions which are primarily aimed at limiting the use of foreign tax credits by U.S. taxpayers.
United States
12 Aug 2010
New Liquidity And Capital Alternatives For Financial Institutions: Treasury´s TARP Capital Purchase Program; FDIC´s Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program
On October 3rd, the President signed into law the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Act), which authorized the Treasury Secretary (Treasury) to establish the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) to purchase "troubled assets."
United States
22 Oct 2008
Recent IRS and Treasury Guidance*
During the last year, the Internal Revenue Service has issued a wave of guidance in response to the credit crisis. This guidance is unprecedented in that it, in effect, relaxes the rules of the Internal Revenue Code to adjust to a changing economy.
United States
16 Oct 2008
2008 In Review: Outline Of Significant Federal Actions
Below is an outline followed by a brief summary of some significant regulatory and governmental actions taken to date to attempt to mitigate the impact of the mortgage crisis and the related ripple effects through the securities and credit markets.
United States
16 Oct 2008
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