Legislation

The Growth of Sustainable Investing

There has been tremendous growth in the amount of investment capital directed towards sustainable investing. What can be expected for its future?

More Companies Have Designated Juneteenth a Paid Holiday (Updated)

As the Senate passes Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, corporations including Best Buy and National Grid join a growing list of businesses who've recognized the occasion in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Kenny Herzog

Free On-Demand Webinar: How This Pending Legislation Can Impact Your Business

Watch this webinar on-demand to hear Mark Siebert discuss some of the most detrimental provisions included in the 30-part PRO Act, what this means for you and your business, and how to avoid the dangers of this bill.

Mark Siebert

Paul Krugman Warns of Fiscal Time Bomb If Relief Is Insufficient

The Nobel Prize-winning economist says we will likely need a stimulus bill as large as $4 or $5 trillion.

A Politician Is Trying to Stop Elon Musk From Selling Flamethrowers

An assemblymember of the California State Legislature is worried about safety risks and fire hazards.

Lydia Belanger

House Passes 2 Bills Aimed at Making It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Get Access to Cash

Both bills sailed through Congress last night with strong bipartisan support, a rare sighting in the current political climate.

U.S. Issues Rule Requiring Banks to Identify Shell Company Owners

The Customer Due Diligence rule, in the works since 2012, and the proposed legislation are meant to hinder criminals from using shell companies to hide ownership and launder money, finance terror, and commit other threats to the global financial system.

Reuters

Congress Passes Legislation to Protect Firms' Trade Secrets

The 'Defend Trade Secrets Act' protections include manufacturing processes and computer methods.

Reuters

Deeply Divided White House Will Not Support Encryption Legislation

The political debate over the limits of encryption rages on.

Reuters

After Business Backlash, Georgia Governor to Veto Bill Seen as Anti-Gay

Under the bill, faith-based groups could not be forced to hire or retain an employee whose beliefs run counter to the organization's.

Reuters

Salesforce CEO Threatens to Take Business Out of Georgia If 'Anti-Gay Bill' Is Signed

Marc Benioff has fought for gay rights before, and he's been supportive of equal pay for men and women.

Valentina Zarya

Why We Don't Want to See a Total Solar-Panel Eclipse Over Nevada

A controversial ruling regarding solar energy in Nevada challenges business leaders on ethics, the environment and corporate social responsibility.

Peter Gasca