In separate publications, the Congressional Research Service provided information and analysis on COVID-19-related legal challenges, impacts on the U.S. economy, and China's actions since the outbreak.
The House Financial Services Committee considered legislation to (i) prohibit retail businesses from refusing cash payments and (ii) encourage an increase in mobile banking and electronic payment technologies.
The FTC adoption of several rules that will require nationwide consumer reporting agencies to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service to active-duty military consumers was published in the Federal Register.
A Chicago-based cannabis firm will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of a Canadian cannabis distributor in California, making it the largest-ever public company acquisition in the U.S. cannabis sector.
The Federal Trade Commission proposed rule that would require nationwide consumer reporting agencies to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service for active-duty military consumers was published in the Federal Register.
The Federal Trade Commission, together with the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Small Business Administration, introduced a national campaign to help small business owners understand cybersecurity and common cyber threats.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act including a pilot program to protect American technology and intellectual property.
The Investment Company Institute urged the Federal Trade Commission and other authorities not to restrict common ownership by institutional investors or remove the shareholder rights of the clients of investment advisors.