An SEC rule change might allow companies to communicate with some investors before they go public, and Congress seeks exemptions for small M&A brokers.
Federal financial enforcement and regulatory agencies say to expect delays following the government shutdown.
The SEC issues a proposal to expand the amount of shares investor companies can hold, and the president and Congress work to prevent another shutdown.
The Financial Stability Board published an annual report on "shadow banking" and President Donald Trump gave his second State of the Union address.
ACG supports the NLRB's joint-employer rulemaking efforts, agencies cope with backlogs after shutdown ends and lawmakers request opportunity zone changes.