President Barack Obama asked his nominees for Commerce secretary and trade ambassador to revive U.S. export growth as the administration’s goal of doubling overseas sales by the end of next year slips out of reach.
SAC Capital Advisors LP and Viking Global Investors LP are being questioned by Senator Charles Grassley in his review of a possible leak of a U.S. government decision on payment reimbursements to health insurers.
The law firm being questioned by a U.S. senator over whether one of its lobbyists obtained and shared confidential government information on Medicare rates will no longer work with so-called political intelligence firms.
Humana Inc., the second-biggest private provider of Medicare coverage, is no longer employing a law firm whose actions are being reviewed by a U.S. senator in connection with his probe into whether government information was leaked this month that sent insurers’ stock soaring.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP opened a Houston office led by former Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP partner Mark Farley, who is one of eight lawyers hired to expand its environmental and workplace safety practices.
A U.S. senator’s review of a possible leak of market-moving government information to an investor services firm is leading into a gray area of law and regulation that may help his push for new legislation.