International

WADA Extends the First Doping Offense Ban to 4 Years

WADA Extends the First Doping Offense Ban to 4 Years

The World Anti-Doping Agency ratified the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code.

Kagan the Comparativist

Kagan the Comparativist

Robert A. Kagan’s comparative perspective on American law and politics has set the stage for a productive debate over regulation.

Robert A. Kagan: Man of Style

Robert A. Kagan: Man of Style

Kagan’s insight on legal “styles” paves the way for future regulatory studies and policymaking efforts.

Penn Seminar Explores Risk Management as Instrument for Economic Development

Penn Seminar Explores Risk Management as Instrument for Economic Development

Authors of World Bank report advocate move from ‘crisis fighting’ to systematic risk management.

Global Treaty on Mercury Signed in Japan

Global Treaty on Mercury Signed in Japan

When ratified, new international agreement will require restricted use of mercury by 2020.

European Parliament Divided over Proposed E-Cigarette Regulation

European Parliament Divided over Proposed E-Cigarette Regulation

Final vote on proposal postponed in face of stiff opposition.

Indian Supreme Court Demands Regulation of Clinical Trials

Indian Supreme Court Demands Regulation of Clinical Trials

Court asks government to protect vulnerable people from poorly-run trials.

Citizen Feedback in Chinese Policymaking

Citizen Feedback in Chinese Policymaking

Officials increasingly consult with an engaged public when setting policy.

Will Dueling Standards Improve Worker Safety in Bangladesh?

Will Dueling Standards Improve Worker Safety in Bangladesh?

U.S. and European retailers have adopted two different programs to protect garment workers.

Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis Spreads to Developing World

Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis Spreads to Developing World

Despite challenges, cost-benefit analysis can serve as an effective tool worldwide.

U.K. Reshuffles Regulatory Scheme and Creates Consumer Finance Watchdog

U.K. Reshuffles Regulatory Scheme and Creates Consumer Finance Watchdog

Reform of U.K.’s financial regulatory system divides responsibilities among new agencies.

Smarting Up EU Risk Management: The Needed Step Forward

Smarting Up EU Risk Management: The Needed Step Forward

The Smart Regulation agenda of the EU is vital but must be upgraded to manage risks.