Regulations/Legislation

“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.

5 Cyber Insurance Policy Gaps that Can Spell Disaster for Companies

More than 1 in 4 board members (26%) consider cybersecurity to be the highest priority for their corporation today, according to a new report from Bay Dynamics—and for good reason.

Opinion: Manufacturers Need More Immigration, Not Less

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of skilled machinists and toolmakers in America, the media’s been reporting on it for years. It’s even more the case when manufacturers and job shops look for machinists with advanced CNC skills who can work directly from 3D models to program, set up and make complex parts. I experience this dearth of advanced talent firsthand in my business and I would like to propose a solution that could accelerate a fix to the problem.

GE to Feds: Get Off Our Back

General Electric Co. filed a petition with the federal courts to request that the supervision by the Federal Reserve be removed, saying "it has sufficiently shrunk its once-massive financial-services arm so it would no longer pose a systemic threat to the financial system."

Who Bears the Cost of Overregulation?

Business may be the direct recipient, but the ultimate costs are passed on.

GE: How Boston Won Over One of America’s Favorite Companies While Connecticut Slept

Massachusetts has consistently landed in the bottom five out of 50 states every year for the last three years in Chief Executive’s Best & Worst States for Business, as ranked by CEOs in those states. “Massachusetts is overtaxed and overregulated,” one CEO responded in 2015. Connecticut is never more than one or two steps above Massachusetts. So what did Boston do differently to win over GE that it hasn’t done before?

6 Inspiring Companies That Are Winning the Fighting with Over-Regulation

As over-regulation continues to be a bane of existence for many CEOs and company owners, business leaders are encouraged to see examples where the modern trend toward regulatory overreach is frustrated, turned back, or at least seriously challenged.
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U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.
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