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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That “Bill” from Schoolhouse Rock would have gotten awfully bored in Washington over the last several years .
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding the Department of Labor’s notice of proposed rulemaking to delay the fiduciary rule:“We commend the Department of Labor for its swift action to protect retirement savers by issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking to delay the fiduciary rule, which will help ensure all Americans have access to the advice and choices needed when saving for their future.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Financial Services Institute, Financial Services Roundtable, Insured Retirement Institute, and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Co-Plaintiffs) issued the following statement on their notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which was filed today:
Roundtable with Local Lawmakers, Business Leaders Spotlights Financial Services Reform, Policy Changes to Spur Economic Growth
In recent years, Washington has unleashed a relentless torrent of burdensome and costly regulations.
President Trump ordered sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and instructed the Labor Department to thoroughly review the fiduciary rule.
Policy Solutions Focus on Reducing Barriers, Making it Easier for Americans to Plan and Save for the Future
Executive Order Calls for Reforms Needed to Spur Economic Growth, Protects American Access to Retirement Advice and Choice WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue responded today to news that President Donald Trump will issue an executive order enacting sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and delaying the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule:
Report Release, Event Focus on Future of Corporate Disclosure, How to Provide Value for Today’s Investors
This letter and report entitled “"State Auto-IRAs: The Wrong Answer" were sent to all members of the United States Congress.