Regulatory Issues

The National Association of Manufacturers Is Taking On Proxy Advisory Firms

The National Association of Manufacturers is going after proxy advisory firms and activist shareholders that organization members believe have compiled too much power to affect the fortunes of manufacturing companies .

How Plaintiff Counsel Ads Create A Mass Tort Fiasco

A recent case involving Johnson & Johnson shows how lawyers will run ads to sway juries against companies in lawsuits. Here’s what you have to know.

Should We Regulate Facebook And Google?

Arguments that regulating high-tech will crater the companies aren’t as compelling as the tech titans will have us believe.

Pharma CEO On Opioids, Medication Prices And Overregulation

Anthony Tabasso, CEO of KVK Tech, talks with Chief Executive about the challenges in manufacturing a controlled substance, a highly-regulated industry, and manufacturing generic medications with lower price pressure.

The Fallout Of The US-China Trade War On One Manufacturing CEO

America’s trade dispute with China is a morass that threatens to become a tar pit for CEOs of many U.S. manufacturers, even as President Trump’s tariffs provide direct protection of many other companies. Steve Harriott, CEO of Watchfire Signs in Danville, Illinois, is one of the worried ones.
Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh Would Mean A Pro-Business Court For Decades

Lost in the dramatics of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is hearing is how Justice Kennedy’s hand-picked replacement would give the highest court a pro-business slant for years to come.

CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism In Future Growth...

Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
infrastructure

Autocar CEO Implores Trump To Move On Infrastructure

Autocar has found a way to thrive even without a trillion-dollar package to rebuild America’s infrastructure. Make no mistake about it though, investments from the Trump administration are needed, says its CEO.

How Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich Became Trump’s Target Du Jour

Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich is an unlikely sacrificial-lamb CEO for the Trump presidency. Here's why the company is in the firing line of the President's latest tweetstorm.

How Politics And Regulations Can Severely Impact An Industry

MMI Outdoor CEO David Cobb weighs in on why strict regulations and politics make it extremely difficult for many companies in his industry to be effective sources of supply, and how it can be fixed.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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