Public Policy Roundup
A House committee held a private equity hearing, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce evaluated the Stop Wall Street Looting Act, and a federal government shutdown was averted until December.
The SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee discussed ESG data and the accredited investor definition, and the NLRB's chairman responded to congressional criticism about the joint-employer standard.
The SEC announced a proposal to modernize advertising rules affecting investment advisers, and the HFSC announced a November hearing on private funds.
Democratic congressional leaders urged federal financial regulators to explain their decision to alter the Volcker Rule in a recently submitted letter.
A recent congressional subcommittee hearing focused on the opportunity zone program and concerns about its ability to positively impact small businesses.