In a case that tests confidentiality provisions at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Chiquita Brands International Inc. last week squared off against the agency in a potentially ground-breaking Freedom of Information Act suit before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The downsizing to a new office building follows a number of Washington firms that have reduced their footprints in recent years. Plus more in this week's column.
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former House Speaker Dennis Hastert last week offered a broad assessment of the regulatory landscape — and politics — in Washington as Republicans prepare to take control of the Senate and vie for the White House. Plus more in this week's column.