President Biden called for higher rates for the highest income earners, and ending carried interest and lower tax rates for capital gains.
Alex Oh, who was named head of the SEC's enforcement division last week, abruptly resigned, a setback for new Chairman Gary Gensler.
President Joe Biden will need to overcome a major political hurdle in his bid to end preferential tax treatment of investment income.
The latest COVID-19 economic package offers relief for single- and multiemployer pension funds.
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.
New guidance on missing participants from the Labor Department is helpful, but for stakeholders it presents concerns of its own.
The pandemic is the Biden administration's priority, but climate risk and other investor issues are on the table.
The Department of Labor appointed five new members to its ERISA Advisory Council.
President Trump reintroduced three nominations to the Federal Retirement Thrift board, along with Judy Shelton to serve on the Fed board.
The nominations of three men to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has not yet been approved by the full Senate.
Democrats blast Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's plans to transfer $455 billion in unspent CARES Act funds into a general fund account.
The incoming Biden administration is expected to take a less partisan approach as it tackles big problems while navigating a divided Congress.
Teamsters Building Material Drivers Local 436 Pension Fund applied to the Treasury Department to reduce benefits to avoid insolvency.
Rep. Richard Neal survived a primary challenge that puts him in position to retain chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Lawmakers are pushing President Trump to get tough on banks and asset managers that restrict financing for oil drilling and coal mining.
PBGC's single-employer program has been thriving, but the latest virus-related economic crisis could send more troubled companies its way.
White House and Capitol Hill officials are rushing to provide packages to blunt the economic impact of the crisis.
President Trump announced a set of clemencies and pardons, including for financier Michael Milken who was convicted of securities fraud.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp picked financial executive Kelly Loeffler to fill the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson.
U.S. regulators joined the Global Financial Innovation Network, an organization fostering cooperation among financial authorities worldwide.
The Senate confirmed Eugene Scalia as the next secretary of Labor on Thursday in a 53-44 vote.
Labor Secretary nominee Eugene Scalia says in Senate testimony he'd seek a balance between regulatory authorities on the fiduciary rule.
A proposal for sweeping reform of the private equity industry might be a long shot, but it's sparking discussions on what investors want.
The White House is developing a plan to cut taxes by indexing capital gains to inflation in a move that would bypass Congress.