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Posted February 29, 2016
TRG is again sponsoring the American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice’s Annual Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute. The 12th Annual Institute will be held March 14-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. In addition to sponsoring the event, TRG’s Andrew Emery will be a panelist in the Rulemaking 101 program on the rulemaking process. This will be the 6th year that the Section has held the Rulemaking 101 program and the 6th year that Mr. Emery has participated. The Rulemaking 101 program is split into two sessions: The Rulemaking Process, and Judicial Review of Rules.
Posted June 8, 2015
Fred J. Emery passed away on April 29, 2015, at his home in Washington, DC. He is dearly missed by his colleagues, friends and family at The Regulatory Group, Inc.
The Regulatory Group, Inc., (TRG) provides services to Federal agencies in regulation writing, policy development, public comments analysis, regulatory training, regulatory impact analysis, and report writing.TRG’s staff includes writers, editors, teachers, policy analysts, lawyers, and a former managing editor of the Federal Register. Over the years, TRG’s staff has become expert in all aspects of the Federal regulatory process. TRG's clients include Federal agencies, as well as State agencies, foreign governments, and private sector organizations.
On the consulting side of its business, TRG helps agencies produce proposed rules, final rules, agency guidance documents, internal agency orders, agency rulemaking manuals, rulemaking project reports, and all other documents related to agency policymaking.
On the training side of its business, TRG teaches agency employees the process requirements for issuing regulations, information collections, and agency guidance. Agency staff learn what it means to consider and respond to public comments. Public sector staff learn how to participate in the rulemaking process and write useful comments. TRG's classes address writing regulations, preambles, proposed rules, final rules, interim final rules, direct final rules, supplemental proposed rules, agency guidance, and amendatory language. TRG's classes also address compliance with the Office of the Federal Register format requirements, Administrative Procedure Act, Regulatory Flexibility Act, Paperwork Reduction Act, Informal Rulemaking, Unfunded Mandates Reform Act, and other statutes, executive orders, and mandates that impact agency rulemaking.TRG's classes are attended by employees from almost every Federal regulatory agency, many State agencies, regulated industries, trade groups, public interest groups, and others seekng to participate in and understand the Federal rulemaking process.
In addition to the specific courses advertised on TRG's website, TRG also conducts in-house courses on agencies' internal regulatory processes, and briefings and seminars on Paperwork Reduction Act, Privacy Act, and various aspects of the rulemaking process. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits are available for all training courses.