2016 Issues




On behalf of a diverse clientele, K&O is working on a range of issues in 2016 before Congress and the Executive Branch.


  • Climate Change
  • Fuel Economy and GHG Standards for Vocational Vehicles

Customs and Trade

  • ITDS Single Window Implementation and Integration of ACE
  • Customs Reauthorization Legislation
  • Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations
  • Trans-Atlantic Trade Partnership (TTIP) Negotiations
  • Miscellaneous Tariff and Duty Suspension Bills
  • Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Renewal


  • National Freight Policy 
  • Highway Reauthorization Legislation
  • Road and Bridge Infrastructure

Logistics and the Supply Chain

  • FDA and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • FDA and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)


  • The Affordable Care Act and the Employer Mandate
  • Labor Law and the National Labor Relations Board
  • Workplace Health and Safety


  • Oral Health
  • Workplace Wellness

Intellectual Property Protection and Anti-counterfeiting Legislation

Import Safety and Security Legislation and Regulations

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