Business

SEC Proposes Private Fund Reform to Protect Investors

SEC Proposes Private Fund Reform to Protect Investors

A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to enhance the regulation of private fund advisers receives critical comments.

Regulating LGBTQ+ Inclusive Boardrooms

Regulating LGBTQ+ Inclusive Boardrooms

Legislators and regulators respond to absence of LGBTQ+ individuals in boardroom diversity efforts and recruitment.

New California Law Forces Fast Food Restaurants to Think Fast

New California Law Forces Fast Food Restaurants to Think Fast

California governor enacts a law that gives fast food workers greater protections.

Lessons from the FTC’s Facebook Saga

Lessons from the FTC’s Facebook Saga

The FTC’s settlement with Facebook does little to change or restrict recidivist business practices.

Large Firms as Repeat Offenders

Large Firms as Repeat Offenders

Regulators must not provide special treatment to dominant companies that are caught repeatedly violating the law.

Is the SEC Moving Beyond Disclosure?

Is the SEC Moving Beyond Disclosure?

Former regulator argues that proposed SEC rules open up new regulation of securities markets.

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.

A Tale of Two Cities’ Diversifying Economies

A Tale of Two Cities’ Diversifying Economies

Nevada offers a case study of how states can succeed in attracting new employers.

Making Regulations on Influencer Advertising Click

Making Regulations on Influencer Advertising Click

Scholars offer approaches to improve regulation of social media marketing.

Is Fast Fashion Moving Too Fast?

Is Fast Fashion Moving Too Fast?

Scholars assess what it will take to support sustainability within the global fashion industry.

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.