Regulatory Issues

Opioid Litigation Has Liability Lessons Every CEO Should Worry About

When an Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for causing that state’s opioid crisis, business leaders were understandably distressed. Not...

What Will Conservative Justices Mean For Business?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s fall term is sprinkled with business cases—none as momentous as the Obamacare lawsuit of 2012—but a useful window into how the court’s two newest justices will treat matters such as employment discrimination and environmental law.

Dear Sen. Warren: Respond to Her Letter to CEOs

We all knew this was coming. In response to The Business Roundtable's recent "Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation," presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth...

Biden Tops Trump Decisively In Straw Poll of Big-Company CEOs, Who Say Trump Cannot...

Joe Biden topped Donald Trump in a straw poll of voting preferences among 72 prominent CEOs taken yesterday in Washington, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren a distant third.

Bad News? Four Points Of Optimism About The Economy

We've reached 10 years of economic expansion and yet, many CEOs seem to be anxious. The biggest worry rhymes with Smariffs, but that’s hardly the only concern. Amid this darkening mood, Chief Executive Editor-in-Chief Dan Bigman shares a few reasons to be optimistic.

SEC Pushes Back On Power of Proxy Advisors

In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC today reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.

CEOs in Business Roundtable ‘Redefine’ Corporate Purpose To Stretch Beyond Shareholders

Business Roundtable has “redefined” the purpose of an American corporation to embrace the needs of constituencies other than shareholders.

CEOs Must Start Selling Capitalism

Should CEOs be battening down the hatches amid populist campaigning against business leaders—and even calls for outright socialism? Here's what you can do.

Detroit Auto’s Three CEOs Each Hold Different Cards in UAW Negotiations

The landscape in the U.S. automotive business has changed significantly since the last time the Detroit Three automakers and the United Auto Workers agreed on new national contracts in 2015.
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Early Facebook Investor Roger McNamee: FTC Settlement Not Enough

Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee, one of the earliest investors in Facebook, weighs in on the FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook and the multiple investigations into potential anti-trust violations by the largest companies in technology.
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