Regulations/Legislation

Dimon Renews Call for Lighter Regulation but Change Looks More Distant

Constant drama in Washington is doing little to help the president achieve his plans to lighten tax and regulatory burdens on business.

CEOs in Holding Pattern as They Wait on the House Healthcare Bill

The House’s approval of President Trump’s American Health Care Act is obviously just the first stage of what promises to be a compelling, unpredictable and important drama over coming weeks and months.

CEOs Warn Delays on Tax Reform Could Disrupt their Hiring Plans

Peer group Business Roundtable found more than half its members will delay hiring and capital spending plans so long as tax reform remains in limbo.

Support for Universal Basic Income High as Test Cases Loom

CEOs could soon have a lot less staff to manage, whether they like it or not.

CEO Think Tank Decries American Policy Short-Sightedness

A non-profit think tank filled with CEOs has called on the incoming Trump administration to encourage investment in infrastructure and R&D to remedy what it calls a damaging short-term focus by lawmakers and business leaders.

Companies are Still Honoring Obama’s Blocked Overtime Rule, Blunting $1 Billion Cost Benefit

Although many U.S. businesses will start saving money from today thanks to a court injunction blocking Obama's proposed overtime rules, not all CEOs are jumping at the opportunity.

“Please Leave your Weapons at Home”: Levi’s CEO Wades into Gun Debate

History has shown that CEOs publicly venturing into Second Amendment territory typically generate a fair amount of blowback.

Voters Pass Initiatives that Could Impact Businesses

Along with electing Donald J. Trump as the next president, voters passed a number of critical initiatives on Tuesday that will have an impact—both positive and negative—on business.

Brain Drain is Showing the Pitfalls of Protectionism

The anti-trade fervor gripping the West could be about to pose a serious challenge to CEOs fishing for talent.

Keep Calm and Carry On: Airline CEOs say Market Over-Reacted to Brexit

Hundreds of British businesses, including oil giant BP and fashion retailer Burberry, warned in the lead up to June's Brexit vote that multitudes of jobs would be at risk if the country left the European Union. And while the full consequences of June's momentous "Leave" vote for companies worldwide are yet to play out, at least two CEOs are questioning what all the fuss was about.
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CEO Confidence In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of 2018

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