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The U.K. Races to Catch Up on COVID-19

The U.K. Races to Catch Up on COVID-19

The United Kingdom’s lockdown measures prompt questions of its legality.

How the World Regulates Equity Crowdfunding

How the World Regulates Equity Crowdfunding

The experiences of five countries show that supportive regulation is the key to equity crowdfunding growth.

Managing the Monster

Managing the Monster

Lawmakers should be trained to limit excessive regulation.

A New Standard of Data Protection

A New Standard of Data Protection

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

Is There an International Case for Trump’s “One-in-Two-Out” Order?

Is There an International Case for Trump’s “One-in-Two-Out” Order?

Comparative study suggests deregulatory policy is stronger as a political symbol than an economic stimulus.

Hard Brexit Makes Hard Law for EU Financial Services Regulation

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.

Regulating Weight in the Fashion Industry

Regulating Weight in the Fashion Industry

European countries have taken varied approaches to curtailing use of too-thin models—will the U.S. take action, too?

UK Watchdog Criticizes Crowdfunding Platforms for Misleading Investors

UK Watchdog Criticizes Crowdfunding Platforms for Misleading Investors

UK financial regulatory body finds fault with some crowdfunding promotions.

Changing Risk Culture is Hard

Changing Risk Culture is Hard

Culture and attitudes toward risk are built into the foundations of systemically important banks.