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Regulatory Freeze for Review of Pending Rules

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   As has been the case for every new Administration since 1981, the President has issued a freeze of final regulations that have not gone into effect.  The instruction usually comes through the Chief of Staff and is referred to …
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The Opening of 2017 in Regulatory Compliance

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   In continuing to examine the regulatory Wunderkammer of the Federal Register, the first volume of the year holds some interesting items in its opening pages. Page 1 of the 81st volume starts out somberly with Executive Order 13757, “Taking …
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The Closing of 2016 in Regulatory Compliance

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Early before dawn on the last day of the 2016 Federal Register, 19 pistachio handlers in the United States were greeted with an easier compliance burden for 2017.  But we’ll return to that later. Why January 1 starts the new year is a bit …
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On this Day: Federal Register Update

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   As we approach the end of another calendar year, let’s see how the Federal Register page count is going.  We have occasionally checked in on the status of the horse race of pages compared to previous years.  Here is …
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On this Day: the Federal Register (June)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Since we have arrived at the end of another month, let’s see how the Federal Register page count is going.  Please see previous month-end wrap-ups if you would like to learn where the horse race was at those points.  …
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On this Day: the Federal Register (May)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Now that it is the end of May, let’s check in on how the Federal Register page count is faring so far this year against recent years.  Here is today’s ending page number compared to the last few years …
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On this Day: the Federal Register (April)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   The number of annually published pages of the Federal Register doesn’t tell us much about the growth of regulations in the United States. After all, even repeals of regulations take up page counts.  But the size of the Federal …
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