Private Standards

Private Standards and Public Governance

New book offers crucial insights into how private standards can complement if not substitute for regulation.

The Unexpected Consequences of Private Regulatory Standards

A globally recognized certifiable standard could correct market failure and improve product quality.

Writing the Rules of Football

Yale Law Professor explores the rulemaking power wielded by associations like the National Football League.

Recalculating the True Value of Private Certifications

Penn Law Regulation Fellow shares research on costs and compliance underlying transnational regulatory schemes.

The Advantages of Private Certification Over Government Regulation

Private certification may better achieve regulatory goals than governments and regulatory agencies.

Two Cheers for Industry Self-Governance

Better analysis can reveal the conditions under which self-regulation works well for society.

Using Transnational Commercial Contracts to Regulate Business

New research examines how such contracts can influence so-called soft-law policies.