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Regulation Tomorrow: What Happens When Technology Is Faster Than The Law?, Mark D. Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal Ph.D., Erik P.M. Vermeulen Jan 2017

Regulation Tomorrow: What Happens When Technology Is Faster Than The Law?, Mark D. Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal Ph.D., Erik P.M. Vermeulen

American University Business Law Review

In an age of constant, complex and disruptive technological innovation, knowing what, when, and how to structure regulatory interventions has become more difficult. Regulators find themselves in a situation where they believe they must opt for either reckless action (regulation without sufficient facts) or paralysis (doing nothing). Inevitably in such a case, caution tends to trump risk. But such caution merely functions to reinforce the status quo and makes it harder for new technologies to reach the market in a timely or efficient manner.

The solution: lawmaking and regulatory design needs to become more proactive, dynamic, and responsive. So how ...


Comments On Omb's Interim Guidance Implementing Section 2 Of Executive Order 13,771 Reducing Regulation And Controlling Regulatory Costs, Jeffrey Lubbers Jan 2017

Comments On Omb's Interim Guidance Implementing Section 2 Of Executive Order 13,771 Reducing Regulation And Controlling Regulatory Costs, Jeffrey Lubbers

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Teaching Health Law From A Social-Ecological Perspective, Lindsay Wiley Jan 2017

Teaching Health Law From A Social-Ecological Perspective, Lindsay Wiley

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I started teaching health law relatively recently-in the fall of 2010, just after the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") was enacted, but before much of it had been implemented. This timing has been a blessing because I started with a fresh slate rather than adding the ACA on top of a previously developed course. It has also been a curse, but ultimately I appreciate that I started teaching the course at a time when the ACA was under constant threat. The ever-evolving nature of health law means that health law teachers must always bear in mind a goal that applies to ...