Regulation Reforms

Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney Join Other Musicians in Call for Copyright Reform

In a letter that ran as an advertisement in several publications, the artists claim that the law threatens 'the continued viability of songwriters and recording artists to survive from the creation of music.'

Tom Brant

· 2 min read

Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!

Coalition and advocacy campaign to work with lawmakers to do something about reversing the tide of increasing regulations.

Susan Solovic

· 3 min read

These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly

Meet the top 5 U.S. cities slicing regulatory burdens.

Grant Davis

· 2 min read

Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests

Under some very specific guidelines, Federal regulators have given Amazon, along with insurance companies, permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party

Maintaining an alliance with small-business owners is in the best interests of big-business leaders. Instead, there is a fight brewing.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Regulators Keep Punishing Square for Doing Nothing Wrong

The mobile-payment processor has been fined by yet another state for operating without a money-transmission license though it doesn't actually transmit money.

Ray Hennessey

· 4 min read

It's the Uncertainty, Stupid (Opinion)

Washington policy makers would like nothing more than for small business to boost hiring and investment. The best thing they could do is come to some agreement on the deficit and enact rules about all the laws they've passed.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed

The Securities and Exchange Commission pushes back its release of proposed rules on advertising private stock sales.

Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

The Twisted Logic Behind the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act (Opinion)

To spur job creation, Congress is voting soon on a moratorium on regulation. Columnist Scott Shane says it's not the answer to our business problems.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says it's more complicated than it seems to write the rules.

Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

Obama Elevates Head of the SBA

The president raised the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet-level position, and proposed streamlining the agency with five others.

Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC