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February 18, 2021
Some lawmakers are renewing efforts to eliminate a carried interest tax break that has long benefited the private equity industry.
January 21, 2021
After years of operating with minimal government intervention, the US private equity industry could face new regulatory scrutiny in 2021 and beyond.
January 13, 2021
Private equity leaders condemned last week's riot at the US Capitol, and the American Investment Council is temporarily halting any campaign donations.
January 11, 2021
After winning a pair of runoff elections in Georgia last week, Democrats seized narrow control of the Senate—an outcome that could deliver wins and losses for the VC industry.
January 6, 2021
Stunning scenes from Washington of mobs breaching the Capitol—along with President Trump's own reaction to the events—sparked condemnation and anger across the business and tech world.
November 30, 2020
Some private equity professionals have predicted a rush of deals to close out the year, but the reality isn't that simple.
President-elect Joe Biden's agenda has big ambitions to combat climate change, including $400 billion to invest in clean energy technology for the next 10 years.
November 8, 2020
A major ballot victory for gig-economy companies joins Ant's adjourned IPO, telecom talks, a potential new unicorn and more in our recap of the week.
November 3, 2020
A Joe Biden presidency combined with a Democratic wave in Congress could lead to higher taxes for the private equity industry.
Voters in several US states weighed in on ballot proposals that could have a lasting impact on tech companies, workers, consumers and investors.
November 2, 2020
A Joe Biden win and a blue wave have emerged as the preferred outcome for venture capital investors.
August 9, 2020
Rising tensions over TikTok and WeChat join a big merger Monday, investor resignations, an $18.5B tele-deal and more in our recap of the week.
July 29, 2020
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer accused Facebook of launching attacks "disguised as patriotism" as big tech's leaders were grilled by US lawmakers over potential antitrust violations, as TikTok faces regulatory issues of its own.
June 18, 2020
The Labor Department has issued new guidance giving private equity funds access to the vast 401(k) market. But don't expect wholesale changes any time soon.
May 21, 2020
Trade organizations have pushed lawmakers to ensure portfolio companies aren’t left out of the US Treasury’s Paycheck Protection Program and the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program. And lobbyists representing VC and PE interests have been willing to spend big.
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