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Nota Bene Episode 19: What the Government Shutdown Means for Businesses with Jonathan Meyer

January 14, 2019

We are currently experiencing history in the making with the longest government shutdown to date. Jonathan Meyer joins us to shed light on what is happening in Washington D.C. with the shutdown and how that is affecting and will affect government employees and businesses. 

Jon Meyer is a partner at Sheppard Mullin and counsels clients on their interactions with federal and state government, as well as cybersecurity, homeland security, Congressional oversight and immigration, among other challenges.

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What We Discuss in This Episode:

How the Food and Drug Administration is affected by the government shutdown

What really happens when a government shuts down?

What’s the difference between a partial and complete shutdown?

Which departments have been most negatively affected by the shutdown?

Which departments remain open?

How does the shutdown impact the work that governmental departments carry out?

How will regulatory functions of various government departments directly impact C-Suite members

Why the shutdown is more costly for the government and the economy than keeping agencies functioning as usual

If the shutdown continues, what will happen to the economy?

What are the different types of employees?