Deep Dive Episode 122 – New Labor Department Rule: Taking on ESG Investment Risk to American Retirement Security

In this live podcast, J.W. Verret discusses the Labor Department’s proposed rules regarding ESG investing and their implications for retirement security.

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Deep Dive Episode 121 – Book Review: The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law

In this live podcast, Prof. Adam J. White interviews Prof. Richard Epstein about his new book, and then Prof. Epstein fields caller questions on administrative law.

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Deep Dive Episode 120 – FTC Rulemaking: Underutilized Tool or National Nanny Renewed?

This expert panel examines recent calls for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to engage in substantive rulemaking under the competition and consumer-protection prongs of Section 5 of the FTC Act. How far does FTC statutory authority under 6(g) extend? Is rulemaking appropriate as a matter of policy? How has FTC rulemaking fared in the past and what guideposts should apply?

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Deep Dive Episode 119 – FTC Remedial Authority: Powers, Process, and Suggestions for Reform

How does the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calculate consumer injury and civil penalties in consumer protection matters? This live podcast will discuss the FTC’s remedial powers, process, and suggestions for reform, including how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Liu v. SEC and other cases may impact the FTC going forward.

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Explainer Episode 15 – Equality in Government Contracting

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is waiving affirmative action requirements in federal construction projects. Wen Fa discusses whether state and local regulations should follow suit.

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Deep Dive Episode 118 – Can Patents and Bayh-Dole Fuel Innovation in the Time of COVID-19?

In this episode, experts discuss how patents, patent licensing, and the tech transfer process created by the Bayh-Dole Act might provide key legal and policy tools for companies to respond effectively to our current health crisis and crises to come.

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Deep Dive Episode 117 – How to Approach Data Collection and Breaches in the Age of COVID-19

What are the data privacy and security implications for widespread data collection for COVID-19 contact tracing? Drew Bagley, Neil Chilson, and Roger Klein discuss.

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Tech Roundup Episode 10 – Trump’s Executive Order on Online Censorship

What is the legislative and legal background of the recent Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship, how will it affect Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, and what may be the unforeseen consequences of this move? These and other questions are addressed in this episode.

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Deep Dive Episode 116 – Surviving COVID-19: The Small Business Perspective

In this episode, Karen Harned discusses policies that can help or harm the resilience of small business in the time of COVID-19.

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Deep Dive Episode 115 – Public-Private Partnerships: The Future of Cybersecurity?

Are public-private partnerships the best way to fight cybercrime? If not, can the government alone protect the nation from cybercrime? If these partnerships are the way of the future, how could they be improved? Dmitri Alperovitch and Jamil Jaffer discuss these important questions and more.

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