Public Policy & Regulation

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The following are select case studies that highlight recent work performed by our client teams:

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Facing unintended consequences from FDA policies on unapproved drugs that could have removed common medical gases from the market, the Compressed Gas Association turned to Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group to achieve a legislative solution. The historic reforms that resulted helped to avoid a potentially catastrophic result for the industry.
When a cutting-edge data analytics company needed guidance – from corporate formation and Internet policies to brand protection, input on a business model and a go-to-market plan – Holland & Knight's Venture Capital and Emerging Companies and Public Policy & Regulation teams became the go-to leads for these innovators. The startup's big data platform creates instant access to congressional statistics – an essential tool for those with ties to D.C.
With new sunscreen ingredients pending before the FDA for over a decade, our Public Policy & Regulation Group rallied health groups, dermatologists, manufacturers and key government leaders on behalf of the PASS Coalition to advocate for a resolution. Holland & Knight successfully built bipartisan ties to get the Sunscreen Innovation Act passed, which in turn will provide access to effective sunscreens.
When a biosciences startup sought federal funding to combat Ebola, our Healthcare & Life Sciences Team and Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Team provided key assistance in the grant application, federal relations and corporate formation. In a matter of months, the firm helped the company win a major federal grant for its promising approach to preventing surface contamination.
Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group secured a major victory for healthcare client Biosimilars Forum when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it will begin issuing unique HCPCS codes to each individual biosimilar product. The decision will improve patients' access to more affordable and innovative treatments involving biologic medicines.
When a coalition of news organizations wanted to make the case before the National Transportation Safety Board that unmanned aerial newsgathering is protected by the First Amendment, they called on Holland & Knight's cutting-edge Drone Practice Team to file a first-ever brief on their behalf.
To protect a springwater manatee habitat, three Florida municipalities and the county in which they are located faced a mandate to reduce groundwater pumping, one that would severely diminish their water supply. Holland & Knight’s Water Law Team helped our clients develop an innovative alternative that could become a template for addressing similar water issues.
The Holland & Knight Public Policy & Regulation Group helped lead bipartisan and industry efforts to reform how chemicals are regulated in the United States. Signed into law on June 22, 2016, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act is the first major environmental reauthorization in two decades and the first update of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) since it was enacted in 1976.
Holland & Knight’s Aviation Team obtained antitrust immunity from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a joint venture between our client, Virgin Atlantic Airways, and Delta Air Lines. Approval for this high-profile transaction enables the carriers to create a joint business on routes between North America and the United Kingdom.
Holland & Knight is prepared to help your company navigate new policy changes and achieve your legislative objectives.
Our energy attorneys achieved a milestone for the Bay State Wind Project, making it the first offshore wind project designated as a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. Participation will provide greater efficiencies and time savings in the federal permitting process, and help the Project meet its targeted in-service date.