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.
Federal regulators are getting ready to implement new rules for banks. The result could be less credit and slower growth for American business.
This timeline shows the ways in which Chairwoman Khan has moved to silence dissent at the FTC and consolidated power in ways that call into question the independence of the agency.
The Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Amazon poses some internal inconsistencies with the company’s practices and the agency’s rules.
- 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.
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Findings from a new study should affect the Biden Administration’s approach to labor markets, particularly its efforts to use antitrust law as a tool to break up large employers in the name of raising wages.
Leadership at FTC has stifled dissent, pushed out senior staffers, overruled experienced employees, and prepared a reckless privacy rulemaking that some alumni warned could cripple support for the agency in Congress and the courts, quite possibly leading to the end of the FTC as we know it.
U.S. companies have a responsibility to comply with the competition regimes in which they operate, but foreign regulators also have a responsibility to ensure that they afford those companies fair and due process, consistent with the international best practices.
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank held their annual meetings in Washington D.C. this week as the global economy faces daunting challenges. Here's what you should know.
This Hill letter was sent to the office of Sen. Mike Rounds, supporting S. 5005, the "Mandatory Materiality Requirement Act of 2022."
FTC response to a Chamber FOIA request on Chair Lina Khan's previous employment as a Legal Fellow at the FTC.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is pursuing an agenda that goes beyond what is authorized by Congress.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's beneficial ownership rule fails to strike the balance between new reporting costs for law-abiding businesses and providing useful information to law enforcement.
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, opposing H.R. 3843, the "Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act"