Government Regulation

The SEC moved quickly and decisively earlier this week when it filed an emergency action and obtained an order imposing an asset freeze and other emergency relief against Virgil Capital and its...
Chinese regulators on Thursday announced an investigation into some business practices of Alibaba, the country's behemoth e-commerce company.
The U.S. SEC has approved new rules to make it possible for privately held companies to issue new stock in a direct listing IPO. This has big implications for investment banks and, perhaps, SPACs.
There are four U.S. companies that currently have a market value of more than $1 trillion. All four are expected to continue performing well, but, perhaps, not as well as they have this year.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has thrown cold water on plans to move ahead with privatizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the Biden administration takes office.
A potential breakup of Facebook, forced by the government, threatens to drive its stock down, and with it the fortune of one of the world's richest persons.
States are beginning to send letters to Americans who received unemployment benefits this year notifying them that they had been inadvertently overpaid.
While Congress continues to debate a second relief package for workers, the states are beginning to send letters to Americans who received unemployment benefits this year notifying them that they had...
There are some mergers which obviously need to be blocked. After all, if a company becomes a monopoly or can become far more predatory in an industry then it can cause problems for other businesses...
New talks about taking mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac private have driven share prices up sharply. Is something really going to happen?
The head of Europe's civil aviation regulator has said that the agency expects to lift its grounding order on the 737 Max in January, paving the way for Boeing to deliver new planes to the continent.
The FAA on Wednesday lifted its grounding order for Boeing's 737 Max airplanes. While the company will have to meet more stringent requirements, it can now get on with delivering its backlog.
While the recertification of Boeing's 737 Max is expected to happen soon, the aircraft maker faces other challenges as it tries to recover its former luster.
President-elect Biden has established a task force to recommend steps that his administration could take to stop the spread of COVID-19. One member already has proposed a lockdown of up to six weeks....
The European Commission on Tuesday announced that it has reached a preliminary view that Amazon has violated EU antitrust rules.