Tag: Bill

Education, Industries

Bill would give federal agencies new oversight of colleges’ foreign dealings

April 23, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The proposed legislation, called the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, would expand the influence of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., also known as CFIUS, an interagency group that examines foreign transactions involving American businesses. It is chaired […]

Financial Services, Industries

Mastercard is acquiring Transactis to deepen its bill pay play (MA)

May 6, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Mastercard announced that it will acquire bill pay platform Transactis for an undisclosed amount. Transactis’ technology is used by bank and nonbank partners to enable businesses to streamline their bill collection digitally — including firms that typically don’t support digital bill pay, […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Cannabis stocks mixed ahead of bill proposing protections for weed companies

April 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Cannabis stocks traded in a holding pattern on Thursday, extending a recent quiescent period, with investors awaiting the outcome of bipartisan legislation proposed in the House and Senate that would create protections for states that have legalized the substance for […]

Energy, Industries

Congress Is Again Pushing a Bill That Lets the U.S. Sue OPEC for Oil Price Fixing. And Trump Might Sign It

July 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, along with a fellow Republican and two Democratic lawmakers, introduced legislation in the Senate that’s aimed at allowing the government to bring lawsuits against OPEC members for antitrust violations. Lawmakers in the other chamber of Congress, […]