Regulatory Issues

White Flag At Wells Fargo

For the last 18 months, Wells Fargo and its CEO Timothy Sloan has faced every sling and arrow that can be fired at a U.S. company.

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.

Is Bigger Just Better When It Comes To Business?

Are small businesses really the lifeblood of the American economy? Or are bigger companies pulling most of the weight while being demonized for their size?

Gorsuch Takes (Another) Shot At Administrative Agencies

It wasn’t a good enough case for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear, but that didn’t stop Justice Neil Gorsuch from using Scenic America v. Department of Transportation to weigh in on one of his favorite topics.

House Quietly Passes Key Anti-Regulation Bill, Pleasing CEOs

The Choice Act lightens regulation on banks, while making it harder for small shareholders to attack companies at meetings.

CEOs Join Forces with Unions to Push for National Infrastructure Upgrades

American CEOs' key lobby group, Business Roundtable, has taken out a full-page ad in national newspapers calling on the Trump administration to follow through on its infrastructure spending plans.

How Trump Could Cut Regulations for Manufacturers

While President Trump has highlighted his intentions to help boost American manufacturing by rolling back regulations by up to 75%, there have been few details on what regulations might be targeted.

Tax Cuts Hanging in the Balance as Republican Divisions Show

Investors are getting nervous about the president's ability to find consensus on his tax plans, jeopardizing a key driver of higher CEO confidence levels.

10 Union-Friendly Laws Targeted as Regulation Hit List Grows

The Chamber of Commerce is concerned about rules that make it easier for small groups of people to form unions in short time-frames, among other gripes.

The Hidden Impact Of Delayed ACA Health Penalties On Business

Conceding, in effect, implementation problems with the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration is delaying enforcement of a key provision of the new health-care law that requires large employers to provide coverage for workers or pay a penalty in 2014, the biggest revision so far to the federal health-care overhaul. The knock-on effects for business may prove significant.
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CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

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.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.