Companies have good reasons for factoring in the regulatory environment when deciding whether to go public.
Is excessive disclosure regulation a primary cause of the long slump in IPO activity? There's hardly a consensus on that among experts.
Aside from disclosure regulations, the factors include politics, markets, investor demand, the business climate, and competition.
The commission and Congress have actually done much to ease the way for new IPOs, a capital markets attorney says.
While preventing another financial crisis is paramount, there were a number of unintended consequences of the law.
Despite efforts afoot to repeal the law, it should remain in place but be modified, many observers say.
All-or-nothing policy proposals, like President Trump's wish to dump Dodd-Frank in total, are not realistic: Princeton professor.
The law was about micromanaging financial services rather than facilitating capital markets.
The law identified many right solutions to the problems revealed by the financial crisis but excessively applied them.
A lower U.S. tax rate plus simplification of the tax system would stimulate corporate expansion and spark economic growth, consultant says.