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Budget Fight Threatens IPO Pipeline
If the federal budget impasse leads to a government shutdown, companies may have to wait a long time to go public. April 7, 2011
The Big Fail
Despite the reach of Dodd-Frank, the "too-big-to-fail" dilemma lives on. April 1, 2011
Vertical Deals Move Forward
Antitrust regulators seem more receptive to mergers and joint ventures made along the supply chain, experts say. March 28, 2011
Rallying 'Round the Red Flags
New identity-theft regulations apply to many kinds of companies, and some don't know that. March 1, 2011
Are Lower Swipe Fees Still in the Cards?
Controversy continues to swirl over Dodd-Frank's mandate to cap "swipe fees" for debit and credit cards. February 28, 2011
Deal-Breaker: Fear of the FCPA
Stepped-up enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has corporate buyers wary of doing deals in emerging markets. February 15, 2011
Help for Small Business?
Will community bankers tap a $30 billion fund intended to get capital flowing to small businesses? February 1, 2011
The Faces Are New, but the Agenda Is Not
New leaders take their places at key accounting and enforcement agencies. February 1, 2011
Blue-Ribbon Panel: Just Tweak GAAP for Now
A new report recommends modifying U.S. GAAP for private companies rather than making a broad reorganization of the rules. January 26, 2011
Does the SEC Care if You're Green?
The regulator has made few comments in the past year about companies' disclosures of climate-change risk. January 24, 2011