Regulation

19 12 2016

Report from Cuba: Three Amigos Tour

By | 19 December 2016|Categories: Music, Regulation|Tags: |

 
I am currently in Cuba with Brent Fisse and Peter Grabosky, old friends with whom I researched and wrote four books during the 1980s and early 90s (copies of which can be found here). Here in Cuba, we three amigos are also joining my daughter Sari’s honeymoon with Munro Melano. We and other […]

26 10 2016

New Evidence on the Effectiveness of Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation

By | 26 October 2016|Categories: Regulation, Responsive Regulation, Restorative Justice, Restorative Practice|Tags: , |

 

Jennifer Wong, Jessica Bouchard, Jason Gravel, Martin Bouchard, and Carlo Morselli have published a new meta-analysis [1] on the effectiveness of restorative justice with at-risk youth in the latest issue of Criminal Justice and Behavior. Their meta-analysis included more recent studies than previous meta-analyses and added search for studies published in French.

Their results […]

10 10 2016

China and the challenges of consumer product safety

By | 10 October 2016|Categories: Regulation, Regulatory Capitalism|Tags: |

On p. 536 of Christopher Hodges’ important new book, Law and Corporate Behaviour (2015), there is an arresting fact from the European Commission’s pan-EU Rapid Alert System for non-food product safety (RAPEX).

China was the country of origin for 1459 product safety alerts in 2013. The second most common source was “Unknown” with […]

24 08 2016

Ethical compliance management

By | 24 August 2016|Categories: Compliance, Regulation, Regulatory Capitalism|

by Bill Dee and John Braithwaite

Both of us have dedicated big parts of our lives to advocacy for compliance management in corporate Australia and internationally. We take some satisfaction in the way this aspect of corporate social responsibility has developed. Yet we have one big worry

—that the compliance management field has become too narrowly focused […]

22 06 2016

David Levi-Faur and “Regulation & Governance”

By | 22 June 2016|Categories: Governance, Regulation, Regulatory Capitalism|Tags: , , , , |

No one has made a larger contribution than David Levi-Faur to networked building of the strength of the regulatory studies community of scholars, especially in Europe and in political science, but much more widely as well.

David Levi-Faur in office David Levi-Faur in office

David has […]

15 06 2016

Two simple tax reforms

By | 15 June 2016|Categories: Regulation, Tax, Taxation reform|Tags: , |

Most tax reform is complicated to both understand, and to figure out what its real effect would be. Here I advocate two simple reforms that would not necessarily solve any of the major challenges of tax reform, but that would help with its biggest challenges.

One is to dramatically increase taxes on real estate—on both private […]

4 05 2016

New evaluation of responsive regulation

By | 4 May 2016|Categories: Regulation|Tags: , , , |

New ANU Faculty Dr Hai Wu and Dr Stanley Choi recently presented a RegNet seminar on the effectiveness of responsive regulation in securities regulation and financial crisis prevention. This was research of Choi, Chen, Wright and Wu[1] which set out to test the effectiveness of the construction between 1992 and 2006 of the […]