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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A recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) policy change will undermine access to popular financial products.
Congress never envisioned the FTC to serve as the morality police over the market. Lina Khan thinks otherwise.
Given the American Innovation and Choice Online Act’s numerous and significant flaws, it is no wonder that there is a range of diverse voices who oppose its passage.
Rather than economics, the FTC’s complaint against Meta seems grounded in the malleable concept of “potential future competition.” Here's why the business community should be concerned.
New guidance from the Treasury grants state and local recipients of American Rescue Plan funds more flexibility to increase the supply of affordable and available homes. We break down their “how-to” guide here.
The CFPB is targeting a common business practice that makes it easier for employers to find, develop, and retain talent.
Reversing the 2020 Proxy Advisor Rule will undo investor protections and create disincentives for companies to go, and stay, public
A new poll reveals that voters oppose Congressional proposals to add new antitrust regulations for technology companies, and a majority of voters are more likely to oppose candidates who support such regulations.
Voters less likely to support candidates that vote for the American Innovation and Choice Online Act