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Evaluating Soda Taxes

As cities experiment with soda taxes, emerging scholarship reviews their impacts and efficacy.

A Proposed Rule to Secure the Digital Economy

A Department of Commerce proposal would establish broad authority to block threats to digital security.

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

Labor Department’s proposed rule would change how employers pay tipped employees for non-tipped duties.

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Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

Commentator argues that failure to regulate risky lending could lead to mass defaults.

Is Regulation Good for Business?

Former CFPB Director argues that businesses often prefer clear prescriptive rules over general standards.

Private Standards and Public Governance

New book offers crucial insights into how private standards can complement if not substitute for regulation.

We Need to Talk About ICOs

Cryptocurrency experts critique the current regulation of secretive token sales.

Are Regulatory Agreements to Address Climate Change Anticompetitive?

A federal antitrust investigation of automakers cooperating with California probably has no basis in law.

Regulating Cryptocurrency

Scholar argues regulation is needed to address unbridled intermediary activity in cryptocurrency.

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.

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.