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The US Supreme Court’s ruling on the Chevron doctrine in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo (Loper), will profoundly impact multiple industries regulated by federal agencies, including the healthcare and securities industries. Federal agencies have grown accustomed to being the ultimate arbiter of ambiguous language in their applicable laws, rules and regulations. Those days are over

On June 26, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) held in Snyder v. United States that 18 U.S.C. § 666 does not apply to gratuities — even those that raise eyebrows and ethical concerns. The federal statute prohibits public officials, including most state and local officials, from “corruptly” soliciting, accepting