News bites: Post-crisis, Wall Street is a changed place

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) authority to prohibit Internet service providers from discriminating against websites is in jeopardy, as a federal appears court appears ready to strike down the agency’s contentious net-neutrality regulations, according to Hillicon Valley. 

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) is approaching its deadline to decide whether to label Prudential Financial as a “systemically important financial institution,” Reuters reports.

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Pressure has continued to mount on the Agriculture Department to drop pending regulations governing inspections at poultry plants.

Senate Republicans accused Environmental Protection Agency officials of fostering a “culture of secrecy and evasion.”

A prominent environmental law group, meanwhile, criticized the EPA for its decision to withdraw a pair of regulations aimed at expanding oversight of hazardous chemicals.

Financial regulators turned their focus to high-speed derivative traders.

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