Business

Combating Pump and Dump in Crowdfunding Markets

New article shows how small businesses and startups may trade shares fairly and efficiently.

Bank Regulators Aim to Alter Securities Trade Rules

The period within which securities transactions must settle is likely to shrink to match SEC rule change.

Do Shareholders Actually Have “Contracts” with Delaware Corporations?

Legal scholar argues that Delaware’s longstanding use of contract metaphor should be fixed.

The Case for Regulating Tax Return Preparers

Researchers insist that tax return preparers should be required to demonstrate competency.

Navigating Sales Taxes in Online Markets

States reconsider traditional sales tax requirements for e-commerce retailers.

The CFPB’s Final Arbitration Rule Run Amok

New rule will raise costs, harming businesses, consumers, and the court system.

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

To regulate the digital economy, regulators must cooperate with platform firms, says scholar.

Home Sharing Could Face New Regulation in Seattle

Proposed regulations would limit number of short-term rental properties and add license requirements.

Regulation of the Chinese Equity Crowdfunding Market

Scholar argues that China should model U.S. and U.K. regulation of online investing.

Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Evaluating Useful Articles

Decision may have implications for the protection of other industrial designs.

Equal Footing as Equal Protection

Supreme Court holds that states cannot adopt rules disfavoring arbitration agreements.

Is Professional Self-Regulation at a Crossroads?

Recent Supreme Court decision is a wake-up call for state licensing boards claiming antitrust immunity.