1. The SEC charged Binance and its founder Changpeng Zhao, with a variety of securities law violations on Monday. It charged Coinbase, Inc. with operating its crypto asset trading platform as an unregistered national securities exchange, broker, and clearing agency and for failing to register the offer and sale of its crypto asset staking-as-a-service program. – Read More from the SEC

2. Chief executives cannot shut up about AI:  So far in the latest quarterly results season, executives at a record 110 companies in the S&P 500 index have brought up ai in their earnings calls. – Read More on the Economist

3. Fast fashion giant with ties to China tries to shake forced labor claims: Shein has hired Washington lobbyists for the first time and is talking up its new status as a Singapore-based company after relocating its headquarters there from Nanjing. – Read More on Politico

4. RELATED READ: As Shein Looks to Lobbying, What is Driving Corporate Political Strategy? “Corporations spend when they are worried about negative media coverage prompting what they perceive to be potentially harmful regulations.” – Read More on TFL

5. A man wants to trademark ‘Trump too small’ for T-shirts. Now the Supreme Court will hear the case. Government officials said the phrase “Trump too small” could still be used, just not registered as a TM because Trump had not consented to its use. But a federal appeals court said refusing registration violated free speech rights. – Read More on AP

6. AI generated content should be labelled, EU Commissioner Jourova says: Companies deploying generative AI tools such as ChatGPT and Bard with the potential to generate disinformation should label such content as part of their efforts to combat fake news, European Commission deputy head Vera Jourova said. – Read More on Reuters

7. The AI Hype Cycle Is Distracting Companies: When you unpack the meaning of “AI,” you discover just how overblown a buzzword it is. If it doesn’t mean artificial general intelligence, a grandiose goal for technology, then it just doesn’t mean anything at all. – Read More on HBR