Business

It Is Time for the Fed to Stop Bank Shareholder Payouts

It Is Time for the Fed to Stop Bank Shareholder Payouts

The Federal Reserve should order banks to preserve capital by retaining earnings and halting all shareholder payouts.

Businesses That Reopen Unsafely Should be Subject to Liability

Businesses That Reopen Unsafely Should be Subject to Liability

Conflicting signals from public officials about when and how to restart the economy following the COVID-19 shutdown hardly inspire confidence.

Unemployment and COVID-19

Unemployment and COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. economy, over ten million Americans filed for unemployment insurance.

Evaluating Soda Taxes

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 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?

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

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

Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

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?

Is Regulation Good for Business?

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

Private Standards and Public Governance

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

We Need to Talk About ICOs

Cryptocurrency experts critique the current regulation of secretive token sales.

Are Regulatory Agreements to Address Climate Change Anticompetitive?

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

Regulating Cryptocurrency

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