Tagged: Government and regulatory coverage

FT names Politi its DC bureau chief

Financial Times announced Tuesday the appointment of James Politi as Washington bureau chief. Politi has served as the FT’s world trade editor since 2018, leading coverage of international trade, globalization, and multilateral economic institutions...

Visa, Plaid call off merger

Visa and Plaid have canceled their merger negotiations after the U.S. federal government took steps to stop the deal on antitrust concerns. Reuters reported: Visa and financial technology company Plaid said on Tuesday that...

U.S. slams Walmart with opioid lawsuit

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Walmart alleging the retail giant helped fuel the opioid crisis. The AP’s Anne D’Innocenzio and Michael Balsamo reported: The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing...

Congress finally agrees on Covid relief bill

U.S. lawmakers have agreed to provide a $900-billion Covid-19 relief package to businesses and households. Barbara Sprunt from NPR reported: After months of partisan squabbling, congressional leaders have reached agreement on a nearly $900...