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THE BIDEN TRANSITION

The Biden Administration – Immigration Priorities Heat Map

On the cusp of the January 20, 2021 US presidential inauguration, the Trump administration has a few remaining days to take action on immigration priorities that have been key to the president’s platform. By presidential proclamation, the current administration extended a travel ban just a few short hours before the ban’s original expiration on December 31, 2020. The Biden administration has identified its own immigration agenda, much of which focuses on rescinding or unwinding the Trump administration’s executive actions.

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H-4 Dependent Spouses Breathing a Little Easier

As anticipated and indicated in our “heat map” of immigration actions during the first 100 days in office, the Biden administration has withdrawn a rule proposed by the Trump administration that would have eliminated work authorization for the H-4 spouses of certain H-1B visa holders.

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A New Day Dawns at the CFPB

With President Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, change is coming to Washington. And that change will be felt quickly and acutely at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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U.S. Enforcement Outlook: Anticipated Impact on Brazilian Multinationals

To help navigate the evolving U.S. enforcement landscape, we held a webinar led by four Mayer Brown partners—all of whom had served as U.S. government prosecutors or regulators. In this webinar, they provided their insights into how that increased enforcement scrutiny may impact Brazilian companies with any U.S. touchpoints, and explored ways that Brazilian companies can proactively reduce their risks.

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Post-Election – Immigration Analysis

In this video, Andrew Olmem, a partner in our Public Policy, Regulatory & Political Law practice, and Elizabeth Espín Stern, who leads our Global Mobility & Migration practice, discuss the Biden administration’s likely immigration actions in response to the executive actions undertaken by the previous administration.

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Post-Election Call – Impact on Financial Services

A Biden administration could impact regulatory policy and enforcement priorities—and, consequently, the economy—considerably. Please join Mayer Brown partners Michael Levy, Andrew Olmem and Larry Platt as they discuss the potential reverberations in the global financial markets.

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