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.
Wells Fargo & Co. settled a lawsuit over claims it mismanaged institutional investors’ collateral received as part of its securities lending program, lawyers for both sides told a judge as a trial was close to starting.
3M Co. forecasts China sales will grow three times faster than the company’s total revenue because of demand for health and consumer products such as face masks and water filters, Chief Executive Officer Inge Thulin said.
California regulators have identified toxins in children’s nap mats, spray-foam insulation and paint strippers as part of a far-reaching law that could affect consumers, manufacturers and retailers across the U.S.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s allies regularly communicated about manufactured traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, according to e-mails and texts that included a reference to the fun of “beating up on” late Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.