Kelley Drye attorneys partner Ira T. Kasdan and associate Mindy B. Pava co-authored The Hill article “Option for deregulation under the Trump administration: Agency non-enforcement.” The article notes that it remains unclear how the Trump administration plans to nullify scores of regulations promulgated and executive actions taken by the Obama administration. While the Trump administration is likely to issue an executive order suspending any new regulation that has not been finalized or published in the Federal Register, but they face a higher hurdle in attempting to rescind final rules that have already been published in the Federal Register and taken effect. Mr. Kasdan and Ms. Pava suggest that officials should consider the idea of issuing an executive order suspending the enforcement of certain rules.

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