Partner Christopher Grigorian, special counsel R. Nicholas Englund and associate Jack Haake coauthored a WardsAuto article, “Congress Wades Into Self-Driving Industry,” about pending legislation known as the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act, the first major federal effort to regulate autonomous vehicles beyond the voluntary guidelines issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The proposed legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives in September; the Senate is now in the process of drafting its own version of the bill. Entities developing advanced-vehicle technologies are keenly interested in what this legislation, if passed, could mean for the patchwork of state laws and federal guidelines that currently govern the industry, the authors write.
09 April 2024 Events
Lunch and Learn: Preparing for Your Future Business Transition
Foley & Lardner LLP and Journey Consulting are partnering to offer an exclusive, small intimate group Lunch & Learn interactive roundtable discussion on April 9, 2024.
21 May 2024 Events
Strategies for Working with and Discharging Homeless Populations
On May 21, Foley partners Anil Shankar, Adam Hepworth, and Claire Marblestone are speaking in one of Hospital Association of Southern California’s 2024 Annual Meeting Breakout Sessions. Their presentation is titled “Strategies for Working with and Discharging Homeless Populations.”
21 February 2024 Legal News: Employee Benefits Insights
Diving Into SECURE 2.0: IRS Issues Guidance to Expand Access to 401(k) Savings for Long-Term Part-Time Employees
In this article, we discuss the proposed regulations that were recently published, covering SECURE 2.0’s expanded access to 401(k) plan savings for certain long-term part-time employees.