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Posted on in Cybersecurity/Government/Public Policy/Technology/Trade/Volume V

From LabMD to AMG: Where Should the FTC Go From Here?

By Lauren Dickstein Have you ever agreed to a company’s privacy policy, had blood work tested by a lab, or purchased something online? If so, your personal information, or “data,” has been subject to regulation by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). Today’s data-driven services and products advertise bettering consumers’ lives by saving time, money, or… Keep Reading

Posted on in Cybersecurity/Government/Public Policy/Technology/Volume V

Cyber Resilience: Why Cyberattacks Are No Longer Unforeseeable

By Sophie Sahagun Online databases are a part of modern life in both the public and private sectors. Organizations and companies that store personal data of employees and users must acknowledge that hacking and data breaches are now a permanent part of life at any entity reliant on computer technology. Such companies must redesign their… Keep Reading

Posted on in Government/Manufacturing/Public Policy/Technology/Volume V

The True Cost of Bringing Fully Automated Vehicles to Market: An Analysis of the Liability Implications to Come

By Sharifa Hurt The introduction of fully autonomous vehicles (AVs) to the auto market is expected to yield many benefits. Crash causation studies have found that human drivers were a primary cause of the over 5 million car crashes in the U.S. annually.[1] Autonomous vehicles may greatly reduce driver recognition error, the factor that is… Keep Reading

Posted on in Cybersecurity/Government/Technology/Trade/Volume V

Data Privacy Complications in the Modern Era

By Elizabeth Lee Recent advancements in technology now allow for information to be very easily accessed and disseminated.  Accordingly, it has become increasingly important for corporations to monitor the ways in which they collect and protect consumers’ data.  However, this data has also proven to provide corporations with valuable insight into consumer activity. As a… Keep Reading

Posted on in Government/Public Policy/Technology/Volume V

Direct-to Consumer Genetic Testing Companies: Is Genetic Data Adequately Protected in the Absence of HIPPA?

By Elisabeth Nations Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies such as 23andMe are founded on collecting customers’ private health information, yet this sensitive data is not protected by strong federal legislation. Even the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the touchstone for protecting health data in the United States, does not apply to these… Keep Reading

Posted on in Investment/Real Estate/Technology/Volume IV

Tokenization of Real Estate: Revolutionizing Real Estate through Digitalization and Reduced Market Barriers

by Christina Mkrtchyan In an era of growing digitalization of markets, real estate is no exception. Since 2016, digitalizing real estate investments into tradeable tokens has revolutionized the industry by broadening market participation, automating middleman processes, increasing liquidity, and improving transparency. This article explores what tokenization is, how it works, its advantages and challenges, and… Keep Reading

The Effects of the GameStop Market Disruption

by Marquis Cardwell The GameStop market disruption has exposed the strength of self-directed investors and the power of online forums, which will force investment institutions to adapt their strategies to the rapidly growing market forces. This market disruption was spurred by r/wallstreetbets, a Reddit forum that actively targets stocks that have a possibility of exploiting… Keep Reading

Wind Energy ETFs and REITs for the Win(D)

By Lindsey Sporrer Introduction The United States is on track to realize the current administration’s goal of having 100% green electricity power the nation’s grid by 2035 and the more-ambitious goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.[1]  Of the ways to achieve this green electricity goal including solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, eligible biomass, and low-impact small… Keep Reading

Posted on in Manufacturing/Technology/Volume II

Autonomous Vehicles Today

By Vaheh Manoukian Whether it’s Tesla, Google, or Uber, technology companies are racing to advance the technology and policies to promote the autonomous vehicle (“AV”) movement. Waymo, a project originated by Google, is leading the way in this $6 billion industry.[1] Waymo’s current mission includes safely improving and scaling AVs through robust testing. Its Arizona–based… Keep Reading

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