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  • Conflict Minerals Rule, Bitcoin, Venezuela: Compliance

    A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring companies to disclose whether any “conflict minerals” are used in their products violates the free-speech rights of manufacturers, an appeals court held.

  • SEC Conflict Minerals Rule Violates Free-Speech Rights

    A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring companies to disclose whether any “conflict minerals” are used in their products violates the free-speech rights of manufacturers, an appeals court said.

  • EPA Consulted With Hundreds of Groups On Carbon Rule for Existing Power Plants

    Bloomberg BNA — Senior Environmental Protection Agency officials consulted with at least 210 separate groups representing a broad range of interests in the Washington, D.C., area and held more than 100 meetings and events with additional organizations across regional offices as the agency prepared its carbon pollution regulation for existing power plants.

  • GE-Boeing Among Firms Tracking Russia Sanctions Fallout

    Companies with investments in Russia -- such as General Electric Co. and Boeing Co. -- are growing concerned as the U.S. prepares to impose tougher sanctions over the crisis in Crimea that may spur retribution against corporate interests.

  • Obama Plan to Boost Overtime Pay Includes 300 Inspectors

    Danny Felix says he often worked weekends driving a shuttle bus back and forth from a parking lot to Washington’s Union Station, pushing his schedule beyond 60 hours some weeks.

  • House Passes Energy Efficiency Bill for Commercial Buildings

    Bloomberg BNA – The House passed legislation March 4 that aims to boost the energy efficiency of commercial buildings leased to tenants on a strong 375-36 vote.

  • Call for Slower Capital Write-Offs Draws Ire of Business: Taxes

    Business groups including the National Association of Manufacturers and restaurant owners have given a cool reception to a congressional proposal to slow depreciation deductions as part of a tax-code revision.

  • Are Republicans and Business on the Rocks?

    In recent days, some stalwart allies of the Republican Party -- Wall Street bankers along with several business lobbying groups -- have warned against the government shutdown. Rather than endorse House Republicans’ campaign to destroy the Affordable Care Act, business and financial leaders have politely suggested that the more radical elements Republicans are getting a bit carried away.

  • NLRB Union Poster Rule Delayed While Challenge Proceeds

    The National Labor Relations Board can’t require businesses to tell workers their union rights on a workplace poster while challenges to a judge’s ruling upholding the rule proceed, an appeals court said.

  • Rate Cut Promise Leads to Corporate Tradeoff in Tax Code Redo

    Republicans have spent the past three years promising to significantly reduce personal and corporate tax rates without increasing the budget deficit. They’re about to show how.

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