All Trump articles

  • Timeline

    Compliance 2020: A timeline


    Compliance Week looks back at two decades of scandals, enforcement actions, and regulatory policies (2000-2019) that shaped the compliance function we see today.

  • Blog

    Suit against Trump’s deregulation centerpiece gets mixed results


    The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has denied the government’s motion to dismiss Public Citizen v. Trump, a case challenging a 2017 executive order directing federal agencies to repeal two federal regulations for every new rule they issue.

  • Article

    New system opens up EU business trade with Iran


    The United Kingdom, Germany, and France have created a new payments system to allow European businesses to trade with Iran without falling foul of U.S. sanctions.

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    Shutdown starts to pose new risks for businesses


    The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is increasingly a catalyst for new risks and tough choices for corporations.

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    Disclosure reform an idea worth pursuing


    The SEC is once again digging into disclosure reforms, and the debate has shifted from what to file to how frequently companies need to file.

  • Article

    How election results will impact regulation for next two years


    America voted on Tuesday. Now corporate America and its regulators need to see what it all means.

  • Blog

    A free press and the fight against bribery and corruption


    One the day newspapers across the country are fighting back against President Trump's insistence that the media is an "enemy," we point out one of the many compliance-related benefits of a free press.

  • Blog

    Trump threatens $200B in additional tariffs on China imports


    On June 18, President Donald Trump directed the United States Trade Representative to identify $200 billion worth of Chinese goods for additional tariffs, at a rate of 10 percent, on top of the already-imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods.

  • Blog

    Novartis lawyer quits amid Michael Cohen contract controversy


    Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis announced May 16 that Group General Counsel Felix Ehrat is stepping down. His abrupt departure follows revelations that Novartis had a $1.2 million contract with President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen in exchange for access to the White House on healthcare policy.

  • Blog

    Trump withdraws United States from Iran nuclear deal


    President Trump on Tuesday announced the United States was pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal and will reinstate sanctions on the Iranian regime.

  • Blog

    Court sides with Trump over who runs the CFPB


    The battle for who is the rightful head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been settled—for the moment—by Judge Timothy Kelly.

  • Blog

    Global exits, the SEC, and the Manafort Indictment


    This week the Trump administration announced plans to exit more global initiatives, the SEC sent a warning to pop stars about cryptocurrency, and a local blogger may have aided in the case against Manafort.

  • Blog

    Harvey Weinstein, Obamacare, and Google


    Title: Harvey Weinstein, Obamacare, aThis week, the scope of corruption surrounding Harvey Weinstein is growing bigger by the day, Google hands over evidence of Russia-linked ads on their sites, and President Trump makes moves to raise “repeal and replace Obamacare” back from the dead.

  • Blog

    SeaWorld, Mueller, and Congress


    In case you missed it this week, Mueller sidles up to a new lawyer involved in Paul Manafort's probe, politicians are eyeing a particular bribery-related trial, and SeaWorld get's a criminal investigation

  • Blog

    Miscimarra named NLRB Chairman


    President Donald J. Trump has named Philip A. Miscimarra as chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, a move that promotes him from acting chairman.

  • Blog

    Trump initiates sweeping overhaul of government agencies


    President Donald J. Trump has unveiled a “comprehensive plan for reorganizing the executive branch,” an overhaul of federal agencies intended to cut federal spending and reduce redundancies.

  • Blog

    President orders agencies to create regulatory task forces


    President Trump has signed an Executive Order requiring that government agencies establish a Regulatory Reform Task Force to evaluate existing regulations and identify those that should be repealed or modified.

  • Blog

    NLRB, FTC, and CFTC have new leadership


    President Donald Trump has named Philip Miscimarra acting chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, the first step in what observers see as a shift back to more management-friendly policies and rulings. Joe Mont reports.

  • Article

    Global business in Trump’s protectionist era


    Trump’s election, Brexit, and failed trade agreements herald a new era of protectionism, but only strong regulations can deal with data protection and tax evasion, writes Nick Henderson.

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    What to expect from Trump’s SEC nomination


    President-elect Donald Trump’s pitch to head the SEC is Jay Clayton, a partner with Sullivan & Cromwell. Joe Mont fields reactions and looks for clues on how he might lead the agency.