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Biden Administration Updates Roadmap for AI Research and Development
The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) recently bolstered the Biden administration’s continued focus on responsible artificial intelligence (AI) development by announcing an update to the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan).
BOEM Takes Next Step Toward 2023 Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Lease Sale
On May 30, 2023, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced its final environmental assessment (EA) of the effects of site characterization and site assessment activities associated with leasing federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) for offshore wind development.
NLRB General Counsel Opines Noncompete Agreements May Violate the National Labor Relations Act
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo issued a memorandum on May 30, 2023, opining that noncompete agreements contained in employment agreements and severance agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) except in limited circumstances.
NLRB Reinstates Setting-Specific Standards To Evaluate Employee Abusive Conduct
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) recently reinstated setting-specific standards to determine whether employers have violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or the Act) by unlawfully disciplining or discharging employees who allegedly engaged in “abusive conduct” in connection with activities protected by Section 7 of the Act.
US Supreme Court Clarifies Knowledge Requirement in False Claims Act Cases—Raising New Interpretive Issues
A defendant’s knowledge of and subjective beliefs about the meaning of legal requirements—not what an objectively reasonable person may have believed—are what matters when determining whether a defendant “knowingly” submitted false claims for payment in violation of the False Claims Act (FCA), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 1, 2023.
Securities Enforcement Forum West 2023: SEC Stresses Cooperation, Self-Policing, and Self-Reporting
Senior Division of Enforcement officials from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) shared the stage on May 23, 2023, with SEC alumni, private practitioners, and other professionals in the field at Securities Enforcement Forum West 2023 (the Forum).
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been fundamental to many of the world’s leading companies and asset managers. Today more than ever, corporate founders, executives, and boards of directors also recognize that a well-executed ESG strategy adds value, reduces risks, and builds a more informed and resilient organization.
Advancing Racial Equality—It All Starts With the Board
The Black Boardroom Initiative aims to increase the number of Black executives on S&P 500 corporate boards to one in eight by 2028 and will initially focus on Washington state.
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