Consumer Protection

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Food regulators in the United States should adopt smarter front-of-package labeling to encourage healthier eating.

Strengthening Eco-Labeling Regulation

Scholar argues that many companies use unsubstantiated environmental claims to mislead consumers.

Keeping Fraudulent Shrimp Out of Your Cocktail

The U.S. government is clamping down on seafood fraud and illegal fishing for shrimp imports.

The Independence of Egypt’s Consumer Protection Agency

New law implicates the political insulation, structure, and power of Egypt’s consumer protection regulator.

Proposed Rule Aims to Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

A proposed requirement to display drug list prices in advertisements draws controversy.

Enforcing the Fair Credit Reporting Act Through Private Actors

Scholar argues that more private enforcement mechanisms will strengthen consumer credit reporting.

Waiving Credit Freeze Fees

The Dodd-Frank rollback will prohibit credit bureaus from charging fees to freeze credit reports.

Federal Court Orders EPA to Revisit Lead Risks

Ninth Circuit orders EPA to propose a new standard for lead dust and an updated definition for lead paint.

Why Mediation Needs Regulation

Mediation should be regulated for the good of the public, argues legal scholar.

Repealing the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule

President Trump signs measure rescinding the financial consumer watchdog’s recent rule.

New York Law Regulates Business Owners’ Speech

Justices unanimously decide that a New York law prohibiting credit card surcharges regulates speech.

Regulating Automated Financial Advice

Scholars present framework for the regulation of automated advisors in the financial services industry.