Business

Are Regulatory Agreements to Address Climate Change Anticompetitive?

A federal antitrust investigation of automakers cooperating with California probably has no basis in law.

Regulating Cryptocurrency

Scholar argues regulation is needed to address unbridled intermediary activity in cryptocurrency.

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.

How the World Regulates Equity Crowdfunding

The experiences of five countries show that supportive regulation is the key to equity crowdfunding growth.

FTC v. Qualcomm, Antitrust, and Intellectual Property

A significant federal court decision expands on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property law.

How to Fight Wage Theft on a Budget

Different but complementary strategies are proposed for reducing wage theft in the United States.

Strengthening Accountability for Aviation Safety

Requiring airplane manufacturing CEOs to certify airplane safety could prevent tragedies.

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.