International

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.

Horse Meat Scandal Turns into Food Safety Crisis

Horse Meat Scandal Turns into Food Safety Crisis

Why country-of-origin-labeling is not the right solution.

Poisoned Alcohol in the Czech Republic

Poisoned Alcohol in the Czech Republic

Recent deaths shed light on the possible dangers of uncoordinated regulatory policy.

Can International Competitiveness Be Quantified?

Can International Competitiveness Be Quantified?

Penn Law Professor Michael S. Knoll explains how to develop better measures.

Judge: UK Press Needs an Independent Self-Regulator

Judge: UK Press Needs an Independent Self-Regulator

UK judge’s proposal faces opposition from free press supporters.