Nigeria’s banking sector is dominated by local players born out of state policy.
China’s mortgage strikes are affecting its economy but won’t cause global contagion.
New regulations for protecting water resources during oil exploration are inadequate and should be reviewed.
Whether safety-related fixes demand a software upgrade or a trip to the dealership, carmakers must notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and all affected drivers
If the crisis worsens, more people will ask, how did this happen? The answer will be simple: governments made good laws, but they did not enforce them.
Private companies and public authorities are beginning to implement facial recognition technology, even without rules to govern what they can do.
The federal government has new advisories on PFAS, which can put human health at risk in a list of ways, but so far only states are regulating the chemicals.
Industries have blocked or delayed new regulations and pushed to remove or dilute existing regulations by framing regulations as detrimental to creating jobs and wealth.
The Biden administration is moving to revive mercury limits for coal-fired power plants. A scientist explains mercury’s health risks and the role power plants play.
In a time-honoured tradition of Canadian democracy, government regulations become public when they appear in the Canada Gazette. That’s why Ottawa’s proposal to bypass that step is so troublesome.
Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains what Biden’s “all hands on deck” approach could look like as the new administration takes on five big climate challenges.
Weak regulation and a lack of mandatory inspections have increased fire risks for the one in four homes with rooftop PV panels. Here’s what we need to do to be safer.
The major social media firms have taken a largely piecemeal and fractured approach to managing the problem.
The Boeing 737 MAX, which has been grounded since 2019 following two fatal crashes, is expected to be cleared to fly again. An aviation law expert proposes a way to improve the certification process.
Lack of competition regulation created outright dominance of a few players in some industries.
While nursing homes have accounted for more than half of COVID-19 deaths in some states, they’ve barely been a factor in others. Three experts explain why.
Drug shortages occur regularly in the US, even in the best of times. The pharmaceutical supply chain embodies ‘just in time’ shipping and has little built-in redundancy.
According to a new study, about four in 10 air pollution deaths in the US are due to emissions crossing state lines.
Bioprinting, an offshoot of 3D printing, is advancing so rapidly that regulators have been caught off guard. Two legal scholars argue patients and manufacturers would benefit from clearer rules.
CRISPR technology could have momentous effects if it’s used to edit genes that will be inherited by future generations. Researchers and ethicists continue to weigh appropriate guidelines.