Business

President Obama Wins Praise from Business

The President reaches out to the business community in an effort to stake out a middle ground.

Debate Heats Up Over Regulation’s Costs to the Economy

State and federal policymakers are scrutinizing regulations for the costs they may impose on the recovering economy.

The Dodd-Frank Dilemma

Law gives regulators more responsibility, so agencies need to keep new regulations simple and find ways to attract talented staff.

FTC Loses Bid to Block Labcorp-Westcliff Merger

Two clinical testing laboratories may now merge after judges reject the FTC’s arguments for blocking the merger.

Federal Reserve Rule Restricts Mortgage Brokers’ Compensation

Federal Reserve issues a new rule to protect consumers from unfair mortgage practices.

Dannon Settles FTC Action by Dropping Certain Health Benefit Claims

Yogurt producer pays $21 million to states following investigation of product health claims.

Talk on Dodd-Frank Fills Lecture Hall

University of Pennsylvania professors discuss extensive financial reform legislation.

New Book on Regulating the Safety of Imported Products

New book suggests ways to maintain consumer safety in a globalized world.