Health Regulation

Tracking International Legal Responses to COVID-19

Tracking International Legal Responses to COVID-19

The Regulatory Review’s extensive COVID-19 global series exemplifies Penn Law’s international and cross-disciplinary strengths.

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Timely and extensive interventions have facilitated Portugal’s success in addressing COVID-19.

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

In Brazil, a political crisis rages between federal and state governments as coronavirus cases keep rising.

Singapore’s Regulatory Response to COVID-19

Singapore’s Regulatory Response to COVID-19

The pandemic appears tailor-made for Singapore’s managerial and interventionist style of governance.

Soft Regulation and Hard Compliance in Taiwan

Soft Regulation and Hard Compliance in Taiwan

The secret to Taiwan’s successful fight against COVID-19 is its people, not its government.

Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response

Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response

Colombia lacks procedures for ensuring coordination among different levels of government.

Responding to COVID-19 Without Public Trust

Responding to COVID-19 Without Public Trust

Despite a robust regulatory scheme, Chilean officials struggle to follow experts and respond to COVID-19 effectively.

Regulatory Delivery Lessons From COVID-19 Responses

Regulatory Delivery Lessons From COVID-19 Responses

Amid uncertainty, countries must learn from previous inadequacies in risk-based regulation and compliance measures.

Mexico’s Untimely Fight Against Coronavirus

Mexico’s Untimely Fight Against Coronavirus

Mexico’s citizens and economy suffer because the President failed to invoke the only constitutional tool to fight COVID-19.

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Executive and legislative branches of Spain’s government wield debatable legal authority in times of crisis.

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

Poor organizational choices have hampered the government’s management of COVID-19.

South Korea’s Success Against COVID-19

South Korea’s Success Against COVID-19

Transparency, communication, and collaboration are the key weapons in the fight against COVID-19.