Blogs

MLA is pleased to provide current news and information on various legal and legislative issues through its blogs.  These blogs are written and maintained by attorneys and advisors at the firm who are experienced in both of these areas and can provide their insight on relevant issues, trends and their impact on business, government and law. 

EXCHANGing Views: MLA Health Vision

Updated regularly with commentary and analysis from members of the firm's leading Health Insurance Exchange Team,  EXCHANGing Views examines developments in legislation, regulation, litigation and breaking news in the growing world of America's health insurance exchanges. It will help you stay one step ahead by highlighting the legal, regulatory, financial and political issues impacting exchanges today and driving the changes in how exchanges - and your business - will operate tomorrow.  If health insurance exchanges are part of your world, our blog can help. It is designed for health insurance carriers (major medical and dental), government IT and service providers, health care providers, Medicaid contractors and program managers, pharmaceutical companies, state and federal health insurance marketplaces,  private exchanges, human resource departments, brokers and media. EXCHANGing Views is a one-stop location for you to keep up with what’s going on across all 50 states.

Government Contracts Advisor

Led by members of the nation’s largest and original government contracts practice, Government Contracts Advisor serves as an informative resource on legal, legislative and industry developments impacting government contractors working in key industry sectors such as aerospace and defense, electronics, communications, information technology, technical services, finance, infrastructure, construction, health care, biodefense, and life sciences.  Government Contracts Advisor focuses on a variety of issues including bid protests, compliance and investigations, cyber security, cost accounting, business systems, procurement fraud, suspension and debarment, and terminations and contract restructures, among other relevant topics. 

Labor Relations Today

As an innovative provider of labor and employment legal services, MLA is strategically positioned to tackle emerging issues in labor law.  Labor Relations Today provides in depth analysis, resources, and commentary regarding current issues in labor and employment law. Since its inception, Labor Relations Today has become a leading online community for tracking legislative, executive, and administrative regulatory developments that will significantly impact how companies interact with their employees and labor unions. 

Middle Market Money Blog

The Middle Market Money Blog provides insight and guidance into legislation, regulation and trends to assist entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies address corporate finance and regulatory hurdles. MLA’s goal is to help clients understand these laws and emerging regulatory issues and facilitate their access to capital markets.

The Middle Market Money authors regularly post valuable information for middle market companies, market participants, and growth companies to help them navigate and access the capital markets and assay the ever-shifting regulatory landscape. Recent laws and regulations, particularly those related to the JOBS Act and the Dodd-Frank Act, are changing the corporate finance landscape and the ongoing regulatory environment for middle market companies, market participants, and growth companies. MLA’s goal is to help clients understand these laws and emerging regulatory issues and facilitate their access to capital markets.

Pay to Play Law

Few law firms have a foundation in state and federal lobbying compliance, corporate political activities, campaign finance, election law and government ethics. The Political Law team is comprised of attorneys and advisors from our Government Affairs, Corporate, Tax and Litigation practices, many of whom have played significant roles in national political campaigns.  The Political Law team’s blog, Pay to Play Law Blog, is dedicated to helping readers understand pay-to-play legislative developments and foster debate around corporate compliance and the direction of future legislation and developments.

Plane-ly Spoken

Plane-ly Spoken provides up-to-date news and analysis of developments in regulation and litigation that impact the day to day operations of all types of aviation service providers – including, but not limited to, airline personnel, fixed base operators, repair and maintenance stations, charter operators, corporations who lease, own or operate their own aircraft, as well as aviation insurers and brokers.

Politics, Law and Policy

Authored by a bipartisan group of attorneys and public policy advisors in the firm’s nationally-recognized government affairs practice, the Politics, Law and Policy blog serves as an important resource for those seeking analysis and resources on the impact of federal and state politics and public policies on a wide range of issues and debates, including health care, energy, infrastructure, taxes, transportation, cybersecurity, and campaign and election compliance.  The Politics, Law and Policy blog follows law and public policy developments and political campaigns at the state and national levels.  It features legal, political and policy insights from attorneys and professionals who have held public office and served as their advisors, including governors, mayors, ambassadors, attorneys general, congressional members, and senior administration officials.