Business

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Regulators consider whether mutual funds’ common ownership of competing companies is bad for consumers.

Conflicting Interpretations of Worker Classification

Workers in some states may now be classified as both independent contractors and employees.

Is the Fiduciary Rule Dead?

The fiduciary rule may still be enforceable because of the Labor Department’s failure to act.

Regulating Work in an Age of Fissuring and Automation

Employers may increasingly automate their workplaces, requiring a new approach to workplace regulation.

Ratcheting Up Workplace Protections

State legislatures and agencies have an important role to play in improving workplaces for workers.

The Future of Workplace Regulation

Scholars debate the current and future regulatory landscape for workers.

Can Sandboxes Protect Your Pocketbook?

The CFPB has proposed new regulatory tools to promote innovation in the financial services sector.

The Warren Campaign’s Antitrust Proposals

Senator Warren’s proposals seek to protect older technologies at the expense of consumers and workers.

Antitrust Law and the Future of the NCAA’s Amateurism Rules

Scholar suggests that the NCAA’s defense of amateurism no longer stands after a recent Supreme Court decision.

Providing Equitable Outcomes for Expired Debts

Scholar proposes ways to ease the burden on courts and create fair outcomes for consumers with expired debts.

Regulation and the Cashless Movement

Proposed D.C. legislation highlights debate over businesses that refuse cash payments.

With Liberty, Justice, and Money for All

Scholar advocates for regulating banks like infrastructure.