Consumer Protection

Is the United States Over Overdraft Fees?

Is the United States Over Overdraft Fees?

Experts discuss the regulation of bank overdraft fees.

Can the CPSC Save Christmas?

Can the CPSC Save Christmas?

With supply shortages and product safety plaguing this holiday season, legislators and advocates turn to the CPSC.

High Hopes for FDA Regulation of CBD Products

High Hopes for FDA Regulation of CBD Products

FDA regulation of CBD products faces new challenges as the market develops.

Limiting Interest Rates Without Limiting Access to Credit

Limiting Interest Rates Without Limiting Access to Credit

Setting caps on interest rates can lead to unintended, negative consequences for borrowers.

Essentially Snake Oil

Essentially Snake Oil

The structure of some essential oils companies makes it harder for federal agencies to restrain false claims.

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.

Combating Counterfeit Goods in the Age of E-Commerce

Combating Counterfeit Goods in the Age of E-Commerce

Experts explore regulatory approaches to detect and decrease the online sale of counterfeit goods.

The Biden Executive Order on Restructuring Competition

The Biden Executive Order on Restructuring Competition

Antitrust experts from the University of Pennsylvania reflect on the possible consequences of the recent Biden executive order on competition.

Administrative Control and Consumer Exploitation in Standard Form Contracts

Administrative Control and Consumer Exploitation in Standard Form Contracts

Agencies should scrutinize one-sided terms in standard form contracts to ensure consumer protection.

Reviving the Power of the FTC

Reviving the Power of the FTC

High-level officials within the FTC call for the return of a key enforcement authority.

Regulatory Solutions for Personalized Pricing

Regulatory Solutions for Personalized Pricing

Scholars consider methods to regulate the practice of setting individualized prices based on personal data.

Consumers Win Assurance of Important Protection From Securities Fraud

Consumers Win Assurance of Important Protection From Securities Fraud

The Supreme Court reaffirms lower courts’ ability to claw-back profits from violators of securities laws.