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What Should Obama Do?

  With the fate of U.S economy in the hands of new administration, industry veterans believe it is time for [...]

Fayazuddin A. Shirazi Innovation , Regulatory , Technology January 23 2009
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A Stimulus We Can Believe In

Is President Obama’s stimulus working? A June Rasmussen Reports survey showed that 45 percent of those polled think the President [...]

JP Donlon Governance/Compliance , Regulatory June 15 2009
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Cap and Trade-offs

The Obama Administration has initiated plans to address climate change by introducing an economy-wide program to reduce the greenhouse gas [...]

JP Donlon Governance/Compliance , Regulatory July 7 2009

The PRICE of REGULATION

Prescriptive mandates, critics charge, are often worse than the ailment.

Russ Banham Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory April 22 2010
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The Devil in the Data Of Financial Reform

Analyzing risk is easier said than done.

Allan D. Grody And Dr. Robert M. Mark Global Business , Governance , Governance/Compliance , Regulatory November 12 2010

CEOs Say Enough Already

Alarmed by government policy—or the lack thereof—business leaders are having to devote more and more time to government issues.

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn Governance , Governance/Compliance , Leadership & Strategy , Regulatory January 3 2011

Why Tax Policy Is a Dissembler’s Paradise

All politics is the art of deception, none more so than the oft-repeated claim about “tax cuts for the rich.” First, the extension of the rate cuts of 2003 that President Obama grudgingly agreed to in exchange for an extension of unemployment benefits is not in any way a reduction of income tax. The only question was whether everyone’s tax liability was going to increase in January.

ChiefExecutive.net Regulatory January 20 2011
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Maybe Jeff Can Do It

Since Chief Executive published its previous issue’s cover story on why CEOs are fed up with Washington, President Obama signaled a possible attitudinal shift, with the appointment of GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt to head the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The new group replaces an advisory board headed by Paul Volker that the President established just after he took office.

ChiefExecutive.net Governance , Regulatory March 14 2011
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Legacy Main Street Solution Proposed for Wall Street

As required by the Dodd-Frank legislation, the US Treasury established the Office of Financial Research (OFR). This organization is focused on regulating financial infrastructure and imposing identification systems on corporations. The OFR must choose its approach by mid-July, so it’s about time to start figuring out how new regulations could affect your company.

Allan D. Grody and Timothy P. Smucker Governance/Compliance , Regulatory May 17 2011
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Making the United States Less Competitive

The United States has the second-highest overall tax rate for companies in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Chief Executive magazine compares U.S. rates to the rest of the world.

Jennifer Pellet Global Business , Governance/Compliance , Regulatory June 15 2011

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