Leading experts discuss the pros and cons of government regulations and explain how they affect everyday life for Americans.

Deep Dive Episode 75 – Spectrum Wars

October 22, 2019

Is there a clear and coherent path forward on the assignment or repurposing of spectrum? Perhaps as importantly, who has the authority and expertise to decide?

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

October 17, 2019

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

October 15, 2019

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

October 10, 2019

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

October 8, 2019

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

October 7, 2019

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?

October 4, 2019

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

October 2, 2019

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

September 30, 2019

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

September 20, 2019

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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