Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS)
International Regulatory Cooperation: Will Harmonization Protect the Public or Prioritize Corporate Profits?
May 3, 2012 by Jessica Randall
A May 1 Executive Order on international regulatory cooperation has raised questions about how regulatory agencies set their priorities. Regulatory cooperation is neither a particularly new idea, nor an inherently bad one – but if not handled carefully, it could undercut the public protections on which Americans depend.read in full
May 26, 2010 by Matthew Madia
The new chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) last week discussed potential research priorities for the conference. Chairman Paul Verkuil outlined for the House Judiciary Committee’s administrative law panel several issues ACUS may address when it is reconstituted.read in full
Mar 9, 2010 by Matthew Madia
On March 3, the Senate confirmed Paul Verkuil to serve as chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). The confirmation was approved by unanimous consent. The term for ACUS chairman lasts five years.
Most recently, Verkuil worked for the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. Click here for a bio.read in full
Jul 22, 2008 by Rick Melberth*
The House voted July 14 to reauthorize the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) by accepting an earlier Senate-passed bill. The bill now moves to the White House, where President Bush is expected to sign the legislation. ACUS was a small government agency, abolished in 1995, that advised Congress on reforms to administrative and regulatory processes and saved the government millions of dollars over its life.read in full