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In October 2013, the ICAO Assembly adopted a resolution to develop a global market-based mechanism (MBM) to address aviation emissions. The authors argue that the existing U.S. statutory scheme affords DOT and FAA authority to implement an MBM.
This article examines laws by several states seeking to regulate private parties’ use of unmanned aircraft, and argues that such laws may be vulnerable to challenge on the basis that they are preempted by federal law.
The authors provide a report on the FAA’s recently concluded review of its policy allowing the registration of aircraft by means of noncitizen trusts (NCTs).
Significant reforms to the U.S. export control regime due to go into effect in 2014 would transform the export control regulatory landscape for manufacturers and exporters of satellites, component systems, and related ground equipment and technology.
A recent decision by the FAA’s Office for Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA) affirms a strong preference for competitive bidding and establishes a precedent for excluded bidders to challenge “sole-source” FAA procurements in the future.
Having a broader understanding of how the industry works is crucial to the quality of the advice you give your clients. Our mission at the Forum is to provide that broader perspective, whether through our conferences, publications, or mentoring programs.
This column provides a brief summary of each of the articles in this issue
In this issue, we feature Frank Manuhutu, Chief Legal Adviser of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).