Free and efficient financial markets are essential to a diverse and growing economy. They allow businesses to succeed and individuals to build financial security. To support that system, we need smart regulation that ensures access to capital and credit, enables companies to go public, incentivizes innovation, and provides choice and access for investors while protecting consumers.
With a new Congress set to start, lawmakers have an opportunity to positively affect the economy by reducing burdens that limit the ability of new businesses to hire and grow. The JOBS Act offers a roadmap for bipartisan solutions that should be prioritized by the new Congress.
- How Bank Mergers Promote CompetitionBank mergers help drive innovation and access to products and services for consumers. But proposed legislation could stifle deals at a time when new technologies and entrants are creating more competition than ever before.
- Why Selling Your Business Might Get HarderProposed antitrust legislation could impact the ability of everyone from individual entrepreneurs to multi-million-dollar companies to be acquired.
- 3 Things You Need to Know About Stock BuybacksWith the potential for new legislative developments, now is a good time to take a closer look at stock buybacks: what they are, what they do, what motivates a company to make investment decisions, and who benefits when companies buy back their stock.
The U.S. Chamber promotes policies that ensure U.S. capital markets remain the fairest, most efficient, and innovative in the world. We advocate for legislation and regulation that strengthens our capital markets, allowing businesses—from the local flower shop to a multinational manufacturer—to mitigate risks, manage liquidity, access credit, and raise capital.
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- WorkforcePath Forward: Working Through Remote Work Part 2Wednesday, February 0802:00 PM EST - 03:00 PM EST
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion13th Annual International Women’s Day ForumMonday, March 06 - Tuesday, March 0708:00 AM EST - 06:00 PM EST
- InternationalAACCLA's Outlook on the Americas ConferenceTuesday, March 07 - Wednesday, March 0812:00 AM EST - 12:00 AM EST
The Chamber submitted comments to the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division as to whether and how to revise the 1995 Bank Merger Competitive Review Guidelines.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) recent actions against financial service providers may hurt innovation and consumer choice in the marketplace.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, opposing S. 2710, the "Open App Markets Act."
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the United States Senate supporting the nomination of Reta Jo Lewis to serve as President and Chair of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
With more consumers looking to use cryptocurrencies as payment for goods and services, many leaders across industries are increasingly asking if their businesses should start accepting digital currencies. Here are a few points to consider.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, on H.R. 4521, the "America COMPETES Act."
This coalition letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 3410, “The Consumer Protection and Due Process Act.”
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on the nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin to serve as Vice Chair for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.