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SEC Approves Rule Requiring Some Companies to Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Legal Challenges Loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved a rule that will require some public companies to report their greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks, after […] read more >
Investments

Regulators Approve New Bitcoin Funds, Which Could Spur More Investment in Digital Currency

Bitcoin ETFs could open the door to cryptocurrencies to many new investors who don’t want to take the extra steps involved in buying actual bitcoin. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

New SEC Rule Requires Quicker Disclosure of Cybersecurity Breaches

Public companies to disclose within four days all cybersecurity breaches that could affect their bottom lines. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Army of Lobbyists Helped Water Down Banking Regulations

It seemed like a good idea at the time: Red-state Democrats facing grim reelection prospects would join forces with Republicans to slash bank regulations — demonstrating a willingness to work with President Donald Trump while bucking many in their party. read more >
Scott Spradley
Agriculture & Poultry / Public Companies

Scott Spradley Out as Tyson Foods CTO

He was hired by then-CEO Tom Hayes in June 2017 after he had spent the previous five years as chief information officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. read more >
Banking & Finance / Legal

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Charged by US for ‘Scheme’ to Defraud

Bankman-Fried was arrested Monday by Bahamian authorities at the request of the U.S. government, which charged him with eight criminal violations. read more >
Banking & Finance / Legal

US Authorities Investigating Crypto Exchange FTX

This week's developments marked a shocking turn of events for FTX CEO and founder Sam Bankman-Fried, who was hailed as somewhat of a savior earlier this year when he helped shore up a number of cryptocurrency companies that ran into financial trouble. read more >
A file photo of a Bitcoin ATM in Los Angeles
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Legal

Boozman Introduces Crypto Oversight Legislation as Industry Shakes

The regulations would authorize the Commodities Futures Trading Commission to be the default regulator for cryptocurrencies. read more >
Business Services / Public Companies / Transportation

USA Truck Sale End of Long, Strange Trip

If CEO James Reed is running around a little hectic these days, it’s no small wonder. read more >
James Reed, CEO of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren
Public Companies / Transportation

USA Truck Execs See Pay Raises Across Board

CEO James Reed received total compensation of nearly $1.88 million. read more >
John Roberts III, the CEO and president of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in Lowell.
Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts Gets Pay Boost

His compensation in 2021 was about 112 times greater than the median employee income. read more >
PAM Transport CEO Joe Vitiritto
Public Companies / Transportation

PAM CEO Salary Up, Compensation Down in 2021

Joe Vitiritto earned nearly $1.5 million in his first full year as head of the transport company. read more >
A Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle with USA Truck branding. USA Truck intends to make the truck the first zero-emission vehicle in its fleet. 
Business Services / Government & Politics / Legal / Public Companies / Transportation

USA Truck Plans to Add Nikola EVs to Fleet

The logistics company has signed an agreement to purchase 10 vehicles with the option to build on that order. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments / Legal / Public Companies

Update: State Regulators, Shareholders Approve HomeBancShares Acquisition of Happy Bancshares

The $919 million deal remains on track to be completed in the first quarter of 2022. read more >
Transportation

USA Truck To Pay New CEO John Simone $460,000, Plus Stock, Incentive Options

New USA Truck CEO John Simone is in line for $460,000 in base salary, plus stock options and incentive bonus opportunities, according to the company’s most recent proxy filing with the SEC. read more >