Business

How the World Regulates Equity Crowdfunding

The experiences of five countries show that supportive regulation is the key to equity crowdfunding growth.

FTC v. Qualcomm, Antitrust, and Intellectual Property

A significant federal court decision expands on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property law.

How to Fight Wage Theft on a Budget

Different but complementary strategies are proposed for reducing wage theft in the United States.

Strengthening Accountability for Aviation Safety

Requiring airplane manufacturing CEOs to certify airplane safety could prevent tragedies.

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Regulators consider whether mutual funds’ common ownership of competing companies is bad for consumers.

Is the Fiduciary Rule Dead?

The fiduciary rule may still be enforceable because of the Labor Department’s failure to act.

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.

Regulating Non-Compete Agreements

Governments should place limits on non-compete agreements that apply to low-wage workers.

The Joint-Employment Standard in Limbo

A proposed rule by the NLRB and a potential Supreme Court decision challenge the joint-employer test.

Ratcheting Up Workplace Protections

State legislatures and agencies have an important role to play in improving workplaces for workers.

The Future of Workplace Regulation

Scholars debate the current and future regulatory landscape for workers.

Can Sandboxes Protect Your Pocketbook?

The CFPB has proposed new regulatory tools to promote innovation in the financial services sector.