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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Explaining new competition-related regulatory guidance from Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, opposing Amendment #1217 to the FY24 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development appropriations bill, or any similar amendment, that would require the Comptroller General of the United States and the Government Accountability Office to audit the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
A U.S. Chamber survey provides insights into how American businesses view and navigate today's financial and public policy challenges—including current and pending regulations like Basel III.
Challenging Regulatory Initiatives: The Unseen Benefits of M&A in the Alcohol Industry
How property insurance price caps are keeping many Americans on the sidelines.