Washington in Review

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Our take on the changes coming out of Washington and what they mean for our Technology, Media and Telecommunications clients.

What happened in Washington ​the past two weeks?

Policy and regulatory developments continue to break big this month. The House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee convened its first hearing on online platforms and market power, and the California State Assembly passed CCPA amendments. While the White House retreated from tariffs on Mexico, it threatened new tariffs on Chinese-made goods. India’s government imposed retaliatory tariffs on US-made products, and the EU Cybersecurity Act takes effect June 27. We cover these issues and more in this edition of the WiRe. 

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What happened in Washington 
​the past two weeks? ​
What happened in Washington 
​the past two weeks? ​
This week in Washington was filled with everything from high-profile indictments to an assortment of congressional hearings, elections in several key states, and the beginning of a 13-day presidential tour through five Asian nations. However, the Republican’s proposal for sweeping tax reform has taken immediate precedence as the party races to pass legislation before year-end.
This week in Washington was filled with everything from high-profile indictments to an assortment of congressional hearings, elections in several key states, and the beginning of a 13-day presidential tour through five Asian nations. However, the Republican’s proposal for sweeping tax reform has taken immediate precedence as the party races to pass legislation before year-end.
This week in Washington was filled with everything from high-profile indictments to an assortment of congressional hearings, elections in several key states, and the beginning of a 13-day presidential tour through five Asian nations. However, the Republican’s proposal for sweeping tax reform has taken immediate precedence as the party races to pass legislation before year-end.
This week in Washington was filled with everything from high-profile indictments to an assortment of congressional hearings, elections in several key states, and the beginning of a 13-day presidential tour through five Asian nations. However, the Republican’s proposal for sweeping tax reform has taken immediate precedence as the party races to pass legislation before year-end.
Now that the dust has almost settled on a contentious midterm election season, Congress is racing to pass priority legislation before the new session begins in January. We dive into the policy implications of the election and the outlook for the next Congress. In addition, we cover data privacy investigations, new trade agreements, changes to satellite internet regulation, and more.

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