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Public Interest Groups Oppose Loosening Rules For Fintech Providers

CFPB Sandbox for Financial Services Firms Sacrifices Consumer Protections WASHINGTON D.C. — A coal.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 11th, 2018

Twitter still won’t remove Trump’s tweets that violate its rules. But it may label them.

Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s head of legal, policy, and trust and safety, said the company is exploring how it can annotate offensive tweets that remain in the public interest......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 28th, 2019

Wall Street seeks rule changes to encourage IPOs, staying public

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street lobby groups urged U.S. policy makers and regulators to revamp rules to encourage more initial public offerings and to reduce the regulatory cost of staying public, in a white paper issued on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 26th, 2018

Viewpoint: Net neutrality"s "public-utility" option is a win-win for all

After a bitter debate with the FCC waged by tech’s major players and most consumer groups, the battle was lost: net neutrality mandates, strengthened in 2015, are now officially repealed. Internet service providers (ISPs) will now be able to offer mu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Conservative think tank challenges Austin"s sick-leave rules

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is already suing the city of Austin for its short-term rental regulations. Now it's taking action on sick leave on behalf of the Texas Association of Business and other corporate-focused groups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

Internet provider groups sue over California net neutrality rules

Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Wednesday seeking to block California's new law to mandate net neutrality rules......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 3rd, 2018

Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2018

Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2018

Consumer groups warn of slime, toy 'dangers'

Consumer groups like U.S. PIRG (Public Interest Research Group) Education Fund are warning parents of potential threats of some toys on the market ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. (Nov. 20)       &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 20th, 2018

While Everyone Was Focused on the Shutdown, the White House Rolled Back Worker Safety Rules

Labor rights and public health groups fi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 30th, 2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing

More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms......»»

Category: topSource: reuters5 hr. 15 min. ago

Philly Fed"s Harker says he opposes setting interest-rate policy by rules

In a speech focused more on big-picture issues than short-term policy, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Ha.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2019

Vinzan International CEO: Cannabis "Won"t Be Recognizable In 5 Years"

With an ever-growing interest amongst investors in marijuana stocks, Vinzan International is looking to go public and take advantage of the expanded opportunities in the cannabis space. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 9th, 2019

Baidu says ranked in top 5 by IDC among public cloud services providers in China

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 8th, 2019

Santa Clara County joins growing government trend to consider creating its own bank

Pushed by progressive advocacy groups, governments at all levels are looking at creating their own banks in hopes of cutting costs and financing public benefit projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2019

Awake Security cultivates opinion diversity with interest groups

With just 41 employees, Sunnyvale-based cybersecurity firm Awake Security is still in its start-up stage yet continues to make strides toward establishing its company culture. Office manager Lina Saleski talks about how the company complements its .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

Could debt collectors send you texts, emails? Consumer groups fear CFPB may allow it.

Some consumer groups fear soon-to-be-unveiled rules will be too friendly to the $11 billion debt collection industry......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2019

Interest high in Pinterest with $19 share price

Ahead of Thursday's IPO, social media site Pinterest set its share price at $18, suggesting investors have shrugged off Lyft's poor performance and are ready to dive back in to public markets......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

Colorado governor signs major overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety and the environment their top priority......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2019

Trump’s New Interior Secretary Is Already Under Investigation

Government watchdog groups and lawmakers alleged that Bernhardt may have violated federal ethics rules. Four days after Donald Trump's choice for Interior Secretary was confirmed by the Senate, th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 16th, 2019

"We"re ready for more housing": Council gets an earful on new land use rewrite

A mostly urbanist crowd called for throwing out parking minimums and changing zoning rules in the first public hearing on a new land use code since the collapse of CodeNext......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019