Results tagged “Global Regulation”

Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis Spreads to Developing World

Despite challenges, cost-benefit analysis can serve as an effective tool worldwide.

Predicting the Cost of Financial Reform

IMF report contends that more stringent bank regulations will not harm the economy.

PPR Announces Fall 2012 Risk Regulation Series

Three seminars will offer critical insights into regulation's impact on business and society.

A Polycentric Approach to Addressing Climate Change

Law professor proposes tackling climate change with a "bottom-up" approach.

Nudging Smokers Away from Tobacco Risks

Tobacco regulation increasingly takes a behavioral turn.

FDA Releases Action Plan on Imported Goods

The plan would improve collaboration, data management, and resource allocation.

Europe's E. coli Outbreak: The EU Food Safety Regime Under Stress

A rare strain of E. coli raises tensions and questions over the EU response.

Federal Judge Rejects Amended Google Books Settlement

Judge finds that settlement would unduly increase Google's market power.

The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Private international organizations increasingly set the rules for business activity around the world, but domestic institutions still matter even in setting global rules.

US and EU Reduce Reliance on Credit Rating Agencies

The SEC eliminates references to CRA ratings from its rules, while the EU increases its oversight of CRAs.

Regulatory Recap: April 11 to April 17, 2011

Regulatory news in review

Google, Microsoft, and Monopoly Probe: Does Attitude Mean Anything?

Corporate culture affects how antitrust regulators and judges perceive the actions of corporations.

International Linkage of National Climate Change Policies

Regulation of greenhouse gas emissions may proceed by linking together multiple national cap-and-trade systems.

Regulatory Recap: April 4 to April 10, 2011

Regulatory news in review

Japan's Nuclear Disaster Generates Debate Over American Preparedness

Lawmakers study the nuclear disaster in Japan and debate the necessity of improvements to American nuclear safety

New Book on Regulating the Safety of Imported Products

  The University of Pennsylvania Press has just released the book, Import Safety: Regulatory Governance in the Global Economy, which addresses the unique regulatory challenges of protecting consumers from unsafe products in an era of globalization.  Governments around the world increasingly...