Thanks to strict Dodd-Frank regulations, banks that can't afford to get their data wrong are spending big bucks to vet it—but there may be a cheaper alternative.
Companies may need to hire a tax attorney to determine if they're really a small business, as defined by the Affordable Care Act.
General counsel at U.S. financial institutions this week began the arduous task of figuring out how to comply with the Volcker Rule, a complex rule that imposes new regulatory tasks on companies.
Former Google Inc. deputy general counsel Michelle Lee, who is currently the director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Silicon Valley satellite office, has been appointed Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the PTO.
A Securities and Exchange Commission official and the agency's chief criticize what they see as information overload and repetitive demands for data.
Companies that receive federal contracts and break labor laws could face greater scrutiny from the U.S. government, if Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) gets his way.
In the high-stakes fight over federal legislation to legalize Internet poker, businesses looking to cash in on online gambling may need a fifth ace to move the bill through this Congress. But Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) could be the answer to their prayers.
As members of the House and Senate intelligence committees stand behind the embattled spies at the National Security Agency, the politicians are being supported by top intelligence service contractors who have donated some $3.7 million.
A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would make it a freestanding violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act to misclassify an employee.
Key business associations in Washington, D.C., praised Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), calling on Congress to pass the budget the chairs of the Senate and House Budget committees hashed out.
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