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President Trump Issues New Executive Order, Requires Agencies to Establish Regulatory Reform Task Forces

On February 24, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order entitled “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda” (the “Order”). The Order is one of several actions the Trump Administration has taken concerning regulatory reform since the presidential inauguration, and directs federal agencies to identify personnel to oversee the implementation of the Administration’s regulatory reform initiatives. Among other things, each agency is directed to establish a task force to evaluate existing regulations and prepare recommendations to the agency head for possible repeal, replacement, or modification.

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Chris Hanson, Food and Drug Attorney, Covington Law Firm
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Christopher Hanson advises international and domestic clients on regulatory strategies and compliance for medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biological products, cosmetics, animal products, and radiation-emitting electronic products. His broad range of clients include large multinational companies, venture capital firms, industry associations, clinical laboratories, and development-stage companies.

Mr. Hanson has extensive experience counseling clients on interactions with state, federal, and foreign regulatory agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration (...

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