Policy

Fed Maintains Rate in Spite of Early Signs of Overheating | Middle-Market Public Policy Roundup

The Fed holds interest rates despite overheating signs, Treasury Secretary Yellen withdraws comments on fiscal policy, and research supports PE-backed hospitals.

Biden Proposes Capital Gains Hike in Address | Middle-Market Public Policy Roundup

Biden unveils capital gains tax hike, an FDIC report touts PE's role after the 2008 financial crisis, and the SEC will discuss how to improve capital access for underrepresented investors.

Gensler Sworn in as SEC Chief | Middle-Market Public Policy Roundup

Gensler is sworn in to lead the SEC, a former PE investor appointed to the Treasury's new climate post, and the federal government offers cash to investors mitigating climate change.

Gensler Approved to Lead SEC Following Senate Vote | Middle-Market Public Policy Roundup

The SEC will have a new leader, an SEC official issues SPAC warning, and a lawmaker publishes thoughts on private equity's role in health care.

Family Office’s Collapse Triggers SEC Probe | Middle-Market Public Policy Roundup

The multibillion-dollar collapse of a family office last week draws regulatory scrutiny, and a coalition of industry groups will begin pressuring Congress to break up Amazon.