International

Financial Fair Play Regulations’ Unintended Effects

European soccer authority’s economic regulations create unintended losses for clubs.

The Hefty Price of Methane

New Zealand grapples with balancing agricultural interests when reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Will Steel Tariffs Mark the Demise of the WTO?

Scholar argues that Trump’s steel tariffs and the responses from other countries endanger the free trade system.

The Global Trade Order Going Out with a Whimper

The World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement system is in danger of collapse.

Judicial Deference to Agencies’ Decisions in Brazil and the United States

American doctrines of judicial review may provide useful models for Brazilian courts.

Giving Regulatory Cooperation a Reality Check

International regulatory cooperation agreements have not reached desired levels of effectiveness.

China’s Central Government Seeks to Rein in Regulatory Documents

China’s State Council imposes new requirements to curb the abusive aspects of regulatory guidance documents.

Do the Results of the EU Better Regulation Program Match Its Ambitions?

The Better Regulation program, built over the past two decades, has allowed the EU to regulate more effectively.

Agency Independence Under Egypt’s New Media Law

Recent legislation raises constitutional issues concerning presidential power over independent agencies.

President Trump’s Space Force Is a Recipe for Wasteful Spending

Militarizing space could open the door to an arms race and excess spending.

Negative News for European Union Bank Failure Board

An audit report criticizes the Single Resolution Mechanism and proposes improvements for the EU banking union.

Participatory Rulemaking in China Needs Even More Effort

Recent revisions to China’s administrative regulations will not guarantee effective public participation.