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The Company Beat: September 12, 2010 - September 18, 2010

The private equity name game

The Private Equity Council announced earlier this week it is now the Private Equity Growth Capital Council. "Our new name better conveys what private equity is all about: growing companies," said PEGCC President Douglas Lowenstein in a statement. That's not...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | September 17, 2010; 6:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Private equity  
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JPMorgan Chase pledges not to spend cash on election ads

Companies can now spend as much as they want on political advertising, thanks to the Supreme Court's landmark decision in the Citizens United case from January. But some are pledging to pass on their new powers. JPMorgan Chase has become...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | September 17, 2010; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Campaign finance, JPMorgan Chase, Target  
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What happened to the bank tax?

With Congress back this week, battle lines are being drawn over taxes. Just don't expect anyone to mention the bank tax. Back in January, Democrats thought the tax would play well with voters, especially if they could portray their Republican...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | September 14, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Corporate taxes, Financial regulation  
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