Public Policy Roundup
The Senate holds hearings to increase access to capital and examine corporate governance, the SEC releases a draft strategic plan and SCOTUS rules against non-consenting employee fees.
Congress took competing actions on the joint-employer standard, and the SEC chairman provided comments about the agency’s priorities during a House hearing.
Congress held hearings on the securities fraud bill and the Volcker Rule, and the NLRB chairman responded to concerns about the joint-employer standard.
This week's roundup recaps a briefing held in D.C. that explored middle-market capital formation. It also looks at a new proposed rule related to the distribution of research reports.
The Fed advanced a proposed rule to modify the Volcker Rule. Meanwhile, the U.S. enacted tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico and announced plans for tariffs on China.