Senate Passes Bill to Crack Down on Robocalls
“It’s a daily deluge of calls that Americans experience. It’s a consumer protection crisis," one of the legislation's sponsors says.
JOBS Act 3.0: Would It Help Early-Stage Businesses?
Legislation passed by the House this week would ease some of the restrictions in the six-year-old Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
‘Financial CHOICE Act’ Would Be Big Boost for Banks
The proposed law would significantly amend the Dodd-Frank Act and restore flexibility to financial institutions.
Planning For Tax Policy Turmoil
How to navigate a potential sea change in the U.S. corporate tax system.
Trump’s Pension Policy
If Trump shelves the new fiduciary rule, brokers might seek out deals that pay them best, rather than act in the best interests of sponsors and employees.
Deadline Looms for ‘Tax Extenders’ Package
Lawmakers in Congress have until year-end to resolve issues including the "Cadillac" tax provision of Obamacare.
Congress Revives Ex-Im Bank for 4 Years
The Senate's vote to renew the bank's charter ends a battle over its future that pitted GOP conservatives against business groups.
Tax Breaks Gridlock Weighs on CFOs
A new survey says indecision over a bill to extend more than 50 tax breaks is contributing to CFOs' uncertainty about growth.
Until November, It’s Status Quo in Congress
Congress resumes session after Labor Day, but don't expect major funding bills to be passed before the November election.
Terrorism Insurance Outlook Brightens
With bills that would re-up federal terrorism insurance protection in the House and Senate, insurers are warming to the notion of providing coverage.
Treasury Proposal Would Thwart Corporate Inversions
In March the Treasury Department proposed an amendment to tax law, taking effect in 2015, that would prevent most corporate inversion transactions.