Tag Archives: USA

How to Improve Retrospective Review of Regulations: EPA Launches a Consultation

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting public input on the agency’s periodic retrospective review of its regulations. Executive Order 13563, “Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,” and Executive Order 13610, “Identifying and Reducing Regulatory Burdens,” call on all…

Toward a 21st Century Regulatory System: Debating Better Regulation at the US Senate

On February 25, 2015, the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearings on “21st-Century Regulatory System”. Four witnesses were audited: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum; Jerry…

Cost-Benefit Analysis for Financial Regulation: A Debate on the Yale Law Journal

An article by John Coates IV on the Yale Law Journal calls into question the efforts to impose judicially reviewed, quantified Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) on independent financial agencies in the context of the sweeping regulatory…

Research note. Agency Avoidance of Rulemaking Procedures (Administrative Law Review, Forthcoming)

Research note by Connor Raso on Agency Avoidance of Rulemaking Procedures Virtually all scholarship on rulemaking in the United States focuses on rules that were subjected to notice-and-comment under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Yet U.S.…