Walmart has named a top partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and former U.S. Justice Department leader during the Donald Trump administration to serve as chief global ethics and compliance officer for the mega-retailer.
The Biden administration has asked two federal appeals courts to dismiss the Justice Department's legal challenges to court rulings that barred a Trump-era effort to ban new downloads of video-sharing app TikTok.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday withdrew a series of Trump-era executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok, and ordered a Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps.
The U.S., Britain and other large, rich nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to squeeze more money out of multinational companies and reduce their incentive to shift profits to low-tax offshore havens.
Amazon.com Inc supports a hike in the U.S. corporate tax rate as part of an infrastructure overhaul, Jeff Bezos, chief executive of the largest U.S. retailer, said on Tuesday after facing criticism from the White House.
President Joe Biden signed a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill into law on Thursday, commemorating the one-year anniversary of a U.S. lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic with a measure designed to bring relief to Americans.