The Biden administration officially brought the U.S. back into the Paris Agreement and plans to host a climate summit on Earth Day.
Recent volatile trading in GameStop shares may push lawmakers and regulators to revisit rules on short sale disclosure and order execution.
If confirmed, Secretary of Labor nominee Marty Walsh plans to re-examine ESG and proxy voting rules finalized by the Trump administration.
President Joe Biden nominated Julie Su as deputy secretary of labor. Ms. Su is currently secretary of California's state labor agency.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved the nomination of Marty Walsh as labor secretary in a 18-4 vote.
President Joe Biden withdrew nominations for three Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board nominees made by predecessor Donald Trump.
Marty Walsh promised to prioritize workers' rights and fix pension plan funding should he be confirmed to lead the Labor Department.
Satyam Khanna was named senior policy adviser at the SEC in a new position addressing climate and ESG issues.
The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary in a 84-15 vote.
The pandemic is the Biden administration's priority, but climate risk and other investor issues are on the table.
Janet Yellen urged Congress to act boldly in passing another COVID-19 relief package and pledged to help more workers save for retirement.
New guidance on missing participants from the Labor Department is helpful, but for stakeholders it presents concerns of its own.
The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved the nomination of Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary in a 26-0 vote.
President Joe Biden is offering Nellie Liang, a veteran of the Federal Reserve and expert in financial regulation, a top role at Treasury.
Rostin Behnam was named acting chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, following the departure of Heath P. Tarbert.
SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee was named acting head of the agency, following the resignation last month of Chairman Jay Clayton.
The Department of Labor appointed five new members to its ERISA Advisory Council.
Janet Yellen urged Congress to pass another COVID-19 relief package and pledged to work with lawmakers to improve retirement security.
President Trump now holds the distinction of the only president to be impeached twice, but what does that mean for his presidential pension?
Gary Gensler, a former head of the main U.S. derivatives regulator, is President-elect Joe Biden's likely pick to lead the SEC.
President-elect Joe Biden chose labor champion Marty Walsh — Boston's mayor — as his pick for labor secretary in his new administration.
President Trump reintroduced three nominations to the Federal Retirement Thrift board, along with Judy Shelton to serve on the Fed board.
Jay Clayton's last day as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission was Wednesday, he announced in a statement.
The nominations of three men to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has not yet been approved by the full Senate.
Former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy will fill the new position of White House climate policy coordinator for the Biden administration.