Regulatory Issues

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.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

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.

What Amazon And Bezos Are Teaching Others About Fighting Back

Amazon and its iconic founder are proving that fighting back against populist fervor is not only the best defense but the only one that works.
Mark Zuckerberg

CEOs Say Facebook Should Live By Different Rules, But Why?

Government regulation has long been anathema to corporate America, but not so much that it has stopped a chorus of executives in recent months from calling for the regulation of Facebook and other technology behemoths.

Business Must Re-imagine Its Mission To Save “The Other America”

Business is the only institution that can produce inclusive prosperity and growth for both Americas and all our people. And it must do that ASAP, says Peter Georgescu, Chairman Emeritus of Young and Rubicam.

Best Practices For CEOs Navigating Marijuana Law

The law on marijuana use is still murky, but some workplace best practices have emerged that can help CEOs stay out of court.

Reefer Madness: The Thorniest Labor Issue Of The Decade

Marijuana is legal. And it isn’t. Confused? You’re not alone. Welcome to the thorniest labor issue of the decade.
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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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