Proposal would unify EU data protection laws and reduce business compliance costs.
The Communist Party uses e-rulemaking to maintain its popularity.
China uses regulation to protect state-owned companies and increase authoritarian rule.
Trial program hopes to address local government debt problems.
Europe is increasingly adopting its own form of adversarial legalism.
Initial conviction under new law may not stem criticisms of government enforcement policies.
Countries should follow the North American lead in requiring cost-benefit analyses of new regulations.
European privacy protection raises questions about optimal level of regulation.
Legality of EU environmental regulation challenged under international law.
Productivity Commission to report on prioritizing, evaluating regulatory reform.
A rare strain of E. coli raises tensions and questions over the EU response.
Private international organizations increasingly set the rules for business activity around the world, but domestic institutions still matter even in setting global rules.