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Protectionism and the Development of the U.S. Maritime Industry

Protectionism and the Development of the U.S. Maritime Industry

U.S. maritime protectionism fails policy and economic goals.

Pet Food Regulations May Be More Bark Than Bite

Pet Food Regulations May Be More Bark Than Bite

Regulators strive to keep our animal companions’ food safe, but gaps remain.

Charting a Course Toward Offshore Aquaculture

Charting a Course Toward Offshore Aquaculture

A CRS report finds that offshore aquaculture can spur economic growth if permitting reform takes place.

A New Approach to FTC Antitrust Regulation

A New Approach to FTC Antitrust Regulation

Scholar proposes a no-collusion rule to limit tacit collusion.

Coping With the Loss of COVID-19 Eviction Moratoriums

Coping With the Loss of COVID-19 Eviction Moratoriums

More financial assistance and fewer anti-eviction mandates may better shelter both renters and landlords.

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

A proposed rule may expand platform workers’ compensation options but not their access to other benefits.

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

Policymakers should address the constant turnover of products which leads to mass consumerism.

Regulating the Sports of the Future

Regulating the Sports of the Future

Scholars discuss how the rise of eSports—playing video games for an audience—poses new regulatory challenges.

A Sandbox for the U.S. Financial System

A Sandbox for the U.S. Financial System

To experiment with regulatory sandboxes, Congress must address the fragmentation of financial regulation.

Antitrust Enforcement of Startup Acquisitions

Antitrust Enforcement of Startup Acquisitions

Scholars urge antitrust enforcement against technology firms that acquire startups.

Replacing the World’s Most Important Number

Replacing the World’s Most Important Number

Replacing the primary international interest rate poses risks, but policymakers are ready for the challenge.

Regulating Sustainability in Corporate Governance Standards

Regulating Sustainability in Corporate Governance Standards

Experts discuss the future of sustainability in financial regulation.