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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: AFBF, INTL FCStone Partner on Risk Management Tools for Farm Bureau Members

The American Farm Bureau Federation is partnering with INTL FCStone to offer Farm Bureau members exclusive discounts on FCStone’s catalog of agricultural risk management tools, which range from customized commodity marketing plans to data management solutions and educational seminars and cover an extensive range of agricultural commodities, from grains and oilseeds to dairy and livestock.

AMTRAK: Amtrak Marks Major Milestone by Beginning High-Speed Testing of the First Trainset for its New Acela Fleet

The first of Amtrak’s 28 new Acela trainsets, scheduled to enter service throughout the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in 2021, will be leaving from Alstom’s facility in Hornell, N.Y. on Monday, Feb, 17 for high-speed testing at the Transportation Technology Center near Pueblo, Colo. Nine months of dynamic testing will include the trainset’s pantograph, railway dynamics, tilting, traction, slip/slide and wayside protection, brakes, and train control management systems.

BAKER BOTTS: Baker Botts Secures Landmark Copyright Win for Clarion Corporation of America in the D.C. Circuit

On January 28, 2020, Baker Botts, taking the lead on oral argument, secured a landmark copyright victory for client Clarion Corporation of America before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies, Inc. v.

AIRLINES FOR AMERICA: A4A Applauds Approval of New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Pathway

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, applauded the approval and publication of a new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) specification that will further enable the use of environmentally friendly jet fuels by the U.S. airlines.

DANAHER CORPORATION: Danaher Announces Updated Time for Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it has changed the time for its fourth quarter 2019 conference call and webcast. The call will now begin at 7:30 a.m.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research Works with Veterans Health Administration to Engage Congress on Suicide Prevention Innovations

As part of Atlas Research's work with Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Innovation Ecosystem, the company supported VHA as it showcased innovative approaches to reduce Veteran suicide at a recent House Committee on Veterans' Affairs roundtable.

BLM and Forest Service Announce 2020 Grazing Fees

The Federal grazing fee for 2020 will be $1.35 per animal unit month (AUM) for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and $1.35 per head month (HM) for lands managed by the USDA Forest Service. The 2019 public land grazing fee was $1.35.

BLM seeks nominations for 2020 Reclamation and Sustainable Mineral Development Awards

As part of its ongoing efforts to foster sustainable development of natural resources, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking nominations for the 2020 Reclamation and Sustainable Mineral Development Awards.

BAKER BOTTS: Baker Botts Becomes Anchor Tenant of Washington, D.C.’s 700 K Street at Anthem Row

Baker Botts L.L.P. is pleased to announce that it has relocated its Washington, D.C. office to 700 K Street at Anthem Row, where it is the anchor tenant.

ATLAS NETWORK: New Two-Step Process for Grant Applications with Atlas Network

To assure an easier and less time intensive process, Atlas Network has developed a new two-step process to streamline grant applications.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research Helps Expand, Enhance Veteran Health Care Services in Indiana

Strategic Medical Equipment (SME) Solutions and Atlas Research have teamed together to win a five-year ID/IQ contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to replace and enlarge a VA clinic in West Indianapolis as well as Terre Haute, Indiana.

ATLAS NETWORK: Liberty Events Teach Students in Ghana the Benefits of Free Trade and Smaller Government

Liberty and economic freedom were front and center at the 2019 Campus Liberty Train Chain of Events, an educational series of programs sponsored by Ghana’s Institute for Economic Liberty and Education (ILEE).

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Agriculture Workforce Coalition Urges Senate Action on Ag Labor Crisis

Following on the heels of a government-mandated increase in farmers’ labor costs, the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC), a diverse group of organizations representing the needs of agricultural employers across the country, today urged the U.S. Senate to take up legislation to solve the agricultural labor crisis by calling attention to the dire labor situation facing our nation’s agricultural producers

AMTRAK: Statement From Anthony Coscia, Chairman of the Amtrak Board of Directors, on Governor Cuomo's Empire Station District Plan

“Amtrak’s Penn Station is the nation’s busiest transportation facility, the central hub of the Northeast Corridor, and an economic driver for the entire nation.

AKIN GUMP STRAUS HAUER FELD LLP: FTC Settlement Has Important Lessons on Collection or Use of Children’s Information, Akin Gump Lawyers Write in Article for The Computer & Internet Lawyer

The Computer & Internet Lawyer has published the article “Landmark FTC Settlement Offers Important Lessons for Businesses That May Collect or Use Children’s Information,” written by Akin Gump litigation partner Natasha Kohne and counsel Diana Schaffner and health senior counsel Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, counsel Daniel Graver and associate Mallory Jones.

DANAHER CORPORATION: Danaher Announces Final Results of Envista Exchange Offer

Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today the final results of its previously announced offer to holders of shares of Danaher common stock to exchange their shares of Danaher common stock for shares of common stock of Envista Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NVST) owned by Danaher.

BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie advises Cineplex in its acquisition by Cineworld Group

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie is advising Cineplex in its acquisition by Cineworld Group for $2.1 billion.

AIRLINES FOR AMERICA: Delta Air Lines Rejoining Airlines for America

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is rejoining Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading passenger and cargo airlines in the U.S.

DANAHER CORPORATION: Danaher Announcer Preliminary Results of Envista Exchange Offer

Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today the preliminary results of its previously announced offer to holders of shares of Danaher common stock to exchange their shares of Danaher common stock for shares of common stock of Envista Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NVST) owned by Danaher.

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