Regulations/Legislation

How Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich Became Trump’s Target Du Jour

Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich is an unlikely sacrificial-lamb CEO for the Trump presidency. Here's why the company is in the firing line of the President's latest tweetstorm.

How Politics And Regulations Can Severely Impact An Industry

MMI Outdoor CEO David Cobb weighs in on why strict regulations and politics make it extremely difficult for many companies in his industry to be effective sources of supply, and how it can be fixed.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.

What You Should Know About Upcoming CFIUS Legislation

It appears that members of both parties are surprisingly agreeing on something—that CFIUS could use some tightening up.
President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

Tariffs Shake Up The Solar Manufacturing Industry

Four months after the U.S. announced tariff increases on solar cells and modules from China, the industry continues to respond with new investments while also preparing for flat growth in the future.

Q&A: Beer Institute President & CEO Jim McGreevy

Beer Institute president and CEO Jim McGreevy spoke with Chief Executive about the challenges of being a trade organization CEO, and how the recent tariffs on imported aluminum are impacting his industry.

Get Ready For The EU’s Kafkaesque Data-Privacy Rules

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation runs 261 pages and covers every conceivable use of data about EU residents that could in any way be described as “personal.”

Uncertainty Of Budget Battle Has A Big Impact On Business

As Congress continues negotiations on approving the federal budget with the threat of a government shutdown looming, CEOs following the saga are dealing with the one thing they dislike most—uncertainty.

Smart CEOs Aren’t Waiting For Washington To Fix The HealthCare Crisis

When the U.S. Senate rejected a bill that would have repealed parts of the Affordable Care Act and subsequent reform efforts tanked, it became clear that the nation’s healthcare system won’t see meaningful reform this year—or next.
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