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

A Conversation with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

December 8, 2020

On November 30, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai joined the Federalist Society’s Columbia Student Chapter for a wide-ranging discussion on net neutrality, Section 230, and more.

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Civil Liberties and COVID-19 Shelter in Place Orders

December 4, 2020

On November 19, RTP and the Federalist Society’s Memphis Lawyers Chapter co-hosted an online event on “Civil Liberties and COVID-19 Shelter in Place Orders.”

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The Debate over Worker Classification in California: CA AB-5 and Beyond

December 1, 2020

Californians approved an exemption to AB-5 permitting app-based ridesharing and delivery drivers to function as independent contractors. What about other independent contractors?

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Food & Free Speech: Debating the Role of Labeling Regulation

November 24, 2020

Though the average grocery shopper would never know it, the proliferation of vegan and non-dairy substitute foods has sparked a fierce debate over how food producers label their products.

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Fireside Chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips: The House Judiciary Antitrust Staff Report

November 23, 2020

The Regulatory Transparency Project hosted a virtual fireside chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips on the House Judiciary Antitrust Staff Report and its potential ramifications.

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Driverless Cars: Technology & Regulation

November 19, 2020

In this Fourth Branch video, experts and advocates discuss the regulatory questions raised by the advancement of driverless car technology.

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When Does Refusal to Deal Violate Antitrust Law?

November 17, 2020

In 2004, the Supreme Court decided Verizon Communications v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko. The case examined what types of monopolistic activities would violate antitrust laws. The Court addressed issues involving forced sharing, the risks and rewards of competition in a free market, and the role of governing regulations. The Trinko decision raises important questions and provides insightful consideration for examining antitrust issues.

Jan Rybnicek is Counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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The True Extent of Executive Power

November 16, 2020

The Federalist Society’s Georgetown Law Student Chapter and the Regulatory Transparency Project hosted John C. Yoo and Saikrishna B. Prakash for a discussion on the extent of executive power.

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United States v. Google: Examining the Historic Antitrust Case Against Big Tech

November 6, 2020

On October 30, 2020, the Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group and the Regulatory Transparency Project cosponsored a virtual panel on “United States v. Google: Examining the Historic Antitrust Case Against Big Tech.”

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It Can Be Done Live: The Future of Our Food

October 21, 2020

The creators of the award-winning documentary, They Say It Can’t Be Done, in partnership with the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project, present It Can Be Done Live – a conversation between entrepreneurs, regulatory experts, and noted academics around creative and bipartisan solutions to global challenges to our shared future. The last of four panel events, It Can Be Done Live: The Future of Our Food, took place on October 1st, 2020.

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