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.
The Chamber is proposing simple, yet effective, changes to the FTC's recusal process to ensure due process and transparency.
More concerning is the department’s efforts to ignore evidence and tip the scales in violation of fundamental due process rights.
New merger guidelines from the FTC and DOJ will undermine economic competitiveness.
- 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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The Chamber's comments on best practices of cloud computing providers filed on June 20, 2023.
Federal regulators are getting ready to implement new rules for banks. The result could be less credit and slower growth for American business.
Expert economic and legal analysis should drive antitrust enforcement. Not political objectives.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, opposing S. 1094, the "Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) of 2023."
Merger review shouldn’t be used to attack companies or engineer bureaucratic hurdles to economic freedom, progress, and growth.
75% of credit card users pay their bills on time. The CFPB’s new proposed rule would punish those who pay on time by raising their costs to cover for those who don’t.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announces the hiring of Nina Frant as Vice President for Consumer Policy.
New paper confirms the benefits of mergers to the economy.