Deep Dive Episode 74 – A Discussion on Current Department of Labor Priorities

This episode, moderated by former Solicitor of Labor Gregory Jacob, features a discussion with Cheryl Stanton, head of DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, and Jonathan Berry, head of its regulatory policy shop, about how President Trump’s Department of Labor is stewarding the responsibilities that have been entrusted to its care.

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Deep Dive Episode 73 – Balancing Federal and State Authority in Energy Policy

In this episode, Gordon A. Coffee and Ari Peskoe discuss recent conflicts between state and federal authorities surrounding different approaches to energy regulation.

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Deep Dive Episode 72 – The Net Neutrality Saga: Mozilla v. FCC

In this episode, a panel of legal and economic experts share their views of the court’s reasoning and of the implications of this Mozilla v FCC case upon the on-going net neutrality debate.

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Tech Roundup Episode 3 – The Download on California’s New Privacy Proposal

This podcast features a fascinating back-and-forth on the implications of new amendments to California’s privacy law, CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act).

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Deep Dive Episode 71 – Accounting for Race 101: Virginia Universities and Racial Preferences

This episode features audio from a September 10 panel that explored the implications of a study by the Center for Equal Opportunity that examines how five Virginia public universities preference certain applicants based on race.

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Deep Dive Episode 70 – Independent Contractor Or Employee?

In this episode, Bruce J. Sarchet gives an overview of the ABC Test; an analysis of the provisions of California’s AB 5; a discussion of the potential impacts on the California and U.S. economy should the bill be passed into law; and options for compliance.

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Explainer Episode 5 – Arizona’s Licensing Reform

What are the costs and benefits of occupational licensing? Why do many believe that the laws around licensing ought to be reformed, and what has Arizona been doing to address these concerns? Jon Riches of the Goldwater Institute gives an overview of this issue as it has played out in the Grand Canyon State.

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Deep Dive Episode 69 – SOX Auditor Attestation Requirements

Do proposed rule changes from the SEC properly balance the concerns of investor protection and capital formation for smaller businesses? John Berlau, Wes Bricker, and J.W. Verrett discuss, and C. Wallace DeWitt moderates.

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Deep Dive Episode 68 – Challenges in Regulating Cybersecurity at the Department of Defense

In this episode, experts in cyber-security law discuss the implications of recent changes to the internal rules that govern the information systems of contractors in the DoD supply chain.

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Tech Roundup Episode 2 – The Techlash: Big Tech and Antitrust

50 attorneys general have launched an investigation into Google for violations of antitrust law. Are they addressing real consumer harms? Is antitrust law the proper tool to address them? Adam Thierer, Geoffrey Manne, and Hal Singer debate.

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