European Union

Are Online Agreements Readable?

Regulators may need to protect consumers from unreadable online contracts and privacy policies.

Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation

Despite state and local action, more effective reduction of single-use plastics must come from Congress.

Robots Are People Too…Maybe

Scholar argues that robots should be regulated based on three key individual traits.

Exposing Children on the Internet

Law student argues that recent European Union privacy regulation does not fully protect children.

Negative News for European Union Bank Failure Board

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

A New Standard of Data Protection

Companies gear up to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

How Can We Reveal Bias in Computer Algorithms?

A legal scholar and a computer scientist explored how to limit machine learning biases.

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

To regulate the digital economy, regulators must cooperate with platform firms, says scholar.

Discretion and Judicial Review in European Environmental Law

Balancing the discretion afforded to multinational and domestic authorities presents special challenges to judges in ensuring effective application of European Union environmental law.

Regaining Control After Brexit While Maintaining Membership in the WTO

If Britain has to reapply for WTO membership after Brexit, the process could take years and result in disruption to world trade.

Hard Brexit Makes Hard Law for EU Financial Services Regulation

A hard Brexit may require an overhaul of the EU’s rules governing its relationship with non-member states.

Evaluating Germany’s Success in Regulating High-Frequency Trading

Scholar argues that ambitious German regulation on computer trades, although imperfect, is beneficial.