Regulatory Update- February 2021

February 5, 2021

President Biden charts new regulatory course; White House freezes rulemaking

In his first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order and a related memorandum that confirm a reversal of the Trump administration’s deregulatory approach. The first executive order directly revokes various deregulatory executive orders that President Trump had signed four years earlier, saying that executive departments and agencies “must be equipped with the flexibility to use robust regulatory action to address national priorities.”…read more