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The Regulatory Week in Review: September 19th, 2014

Sep 19, 2014 Week in Review

The SEC issues news Dodd-Frank rules for credit rating agencies, the FCC announces a forthcoming text-to-911 service, and more...


GAO Recommends Improved Oversight of Information Technology Contracts

Sep 18, 2014 Analysis

Government audit examines six federal agencies’ oversight of IT contractors.

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California Poised to Adopt First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Sep 17, 2014 Analysis

Recently passed bill awaits signing in the face of environmentalist cheers and industry fears.

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The Cost to Businesses from Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Sep 16, 2014 Analysis

Agency actions are minor components of the financial consequences of FCPA enforcement.

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Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Sep 15, 2014 Opinion

Agencies apparently fail to comply with a mandatory reporting requirement for many federal regulations.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: September 12, 2014

Sep 12, 2014 Week in Review

The CFPB previews a new set of mortgage-related regulations, a new press regulator begins its work in the UK, and more...


Rebuilding Accountability in the Administrative State

Sep 11, 2014 Opinion

When it comes to rulemaking, "It should no longer be sufficient for agency decision makers to assume that the only hurdle they have to meet..

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Putting Foxes in Charge of Guarding Henhouses

Sep 10, 2014 Opinion

"Chevron deference has created a regulatory landscape where agencies may in some cases do what they want, rather than what the law requires..

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Chevron’s Lack of Statutory Support

Sep 9, 2014 Opinion

"If you had to distill the Chevron doctrine to nine words, I do not think you could do better than: 'When I am confused, I go with the..

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Chevron Undermines Checks and Balances

Sep 8, 2014 Opinion

It is time to reconsider the extent to which we apply Chevron.

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