Analysis

The P2P Fraud Conundrum

The P2P Fraud Conundrum

Regulators must strike a difficult balance in tamping down increased fraud on peer-to-peer payment platforms.

Amusement Park Regulation’s Bumpy Ride

Amusement Park Regulation’s Bumpy Ride

A patchwork of state and private industry oversight leaves room for federal intervention.

Nonprofit Hospital Standards Under Fire

Nonprofit Hospital Standards Under Fire

Research shows that nonprofit hospitals may not be fulfilling the obligations of their tax-exempt status

Electric Vehicle Fires Spark Firefighter Safety Concerns

Electric Vehicle Fires Spark Firefighter Safety Concerns

Experts say regulators need to set better electric vehicle safety standards for emergency responders.

The No Surprises Act Still Surprises Consumers

The No Surprises Act Still Surprises Consumers

Medical bills may continue to take consumers by surprise despite the No Surprises Act.

Regulating Contracts in Poultry Production

Regulating Contracts in Poultry Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposes requiring chicken processors to provide more information in their contracts with growers.

Does DARPA’s Legal Structure Lead to Ethical Lapses?

Does DARPA’s Legal Structure Lead to Ethical Lapses?

The agency’s design allows it to develop advanced technologies, some of which present ethical implications.

Invasive Carp Eye the Great Lakes

Invasive Carp Eye the Great Lakes

Regulators struggle to keep pace with migration of invasive species to the Great Lakes.

The Future of Feces

The Future of Feces

As fecal microbiota transplantation gains traction in the medical world, regulators may need to step in.

Regulating Sponsored Influencer Marketing

Regulating Sponsored Influencer Marketing

Influencer advertising can bring large profits, but experts say it may also pose unique dangers to consumers.

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

Litigation over a state environmental law highlights both potential abuses and opportunities for reform.

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC proposes environmental justice concerns play a larger role in federal approvals of natural gas pipelines.