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  • Congress: Week in Review | Dec. 12, 2019

    FY20 Appropriations With just a handful of legislative days remaining before government spending authority expires on December 20, House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders met this morning to continue to discuss a path forward for FY20 appropriations. Pending Nominations The Senate spent most of the week on pending nominations, including Stephen Hahn’s nomination to serve...

  • Congress: Week in Review | January 17, 2019

    House and Senate in Session; Partial Government Shutdown Remains in Effect Both the House and Senate were in session this week as the partial government shutdown remains in effect. Senate Democrats continued to block action on a Middle East policy bill, but a privileged motion offered by Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) to disapprove the Trump...

  • Congressional Investigations: Beyond Sensational Headlines — Incoming House Leaders Announce Broad Investigative Priorities Targeting Business Community

    In the politically explosive atmosphere of Washington, the talk of the town is focused on congressional investigations: who will be called before Congress, and when. Newspaper headlines blare the latest controversy — from use of personal emails for government business, to numerous investigations alleging corruption of current and former government employees, including several cabinet secretaries,.

  • Insurance Coverage for Lost Profits Arising from Cyber Attacks on the U.S. Power Grid

    The Washington Post reported last week that Russian hackers had penetrated the U.S. utility grid through Burlington Electric Department, a Vermont utility. Although the utility later clarified that the attacked computer was not connected to the grid and that the connection to Russia was not confirmed, hundreds of news sources picked up the story, demonstrating...

  • Insurance Coverage for Lost Profits Arising from Cyber Attacks on the U.S. Power Grid – Contingent Business Interruption Coverage for the Internet of Things

    The Washington Post reported last week that Russian hackers had penetrated the U.S. utility grid through Burlington Electric Department, a Vermont utility.  Although the utility later clarified that the attacked computer was not connected to the grid and that the connection to Russia was not confirmed, hundreds of news sources picked up the story, demonstrating...

  • Latest US Sanctions Against Russia Target Financial Services and Energy Sector

    On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the United States announced additional sanctions against Russian interests in response to the continuing crisis in Ukraine. Starting in March of this year, the United States began imposing sanctions against Russian organizations and individuals, including a number of individuals associated with President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. This latest round of...

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