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Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

Commentator argues that failure to regulate risky lending could lead to mass defaults.

FTC v. Qualcomm, Antitrust, and Intellectual Property

FTC v. Qualcomm, Antitrust, and Intellectual Property

A significant federal court decision expands on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property law.

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Regulators consider whether mutual funds’ common ownership of competing companies is bad for consumers.

Deep Fake News

Deep Fake News

Scholars argue that video and audio fabrications could threaten modern government but lack satisfactory regulatory solutions.

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

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

Capitalizing on Billion-Dollar Deals for the Public Interest

Capitalizing on Billion-Dollar Deals for the Public Interest

Former government officials discuss how agencies achieve compliance goals by using leverage against companies.

FCC Privacy Rule Repealed

FCC Privacy Rule Repealed

Congress and President Trump dismantle Obama Administration rule aimed at bolstering Internet privacy.

Under Trump, AT&T-Time Warner Merger Hangs in the Balance

Under Trump, AT&T-Time Warner Merger Hangs in the Balance

Despite optimism about the future for the $85.4 billion deal, a new report claims Trump remains opposed to the merger.

Congress Takes Aim at Gag Clauses in Form Contracts

Congress Takes Aim at Gag Clauses in Form Contracts

Bill would crack down on clauses that ban consumers from writing negative online reviews.

$85 Billion AT&T Deal Takes Center Stage as Election Nears

$85 Billion AT&T Deal Takes Center Stage as Election Nears

Recently proposed mega-merger falls in the crosshairs of presidential race.

YouTube Faces Complaints Over Junk Food Ads

YouTube Faces Complaints Over Junk Food Ads

Consumer advocacy groups call on the FTC to investigate allegedly kid-inappropriate content.

Navigating the Terrain of Antitrust Oversight and State Regulation

Navigating the Terrain of Antitrust Oversight and State Regulation

FTC guidance on “active supervision” of state regulatory boards fuels concerns about intrusions on state sovereignty.