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.
The SEC eliminates references to CRA ratings from its rules, while the EU increases its oversight of CRAs.
Lawmakers study the nuclear disaster in Japan and debate the necessity of improvements to American nuclear safety.
Two prominent scholars discuss the federal government’s reliance on private firms to carry out national defense functions.
Davos World Economic Forum generates support for government transparency, but divides remain over private sector transparency.