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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/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

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 Capital Markets/Government/Trade/Volume I

Investing in China in 2018: What Are the Risks?

By Jingchao (Diana) Gong China has been attracting global investors for its growth in recent years. According to data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2016, China made up “28 percent of global GDP growth – a greater share of global growth than the US, Europe and Japan combined.”[1] Meanwhile, many risks exist when investing… Keep Reading

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A Message to the Washing Machine Industry: Don’t Get too Excited About the Revival of Safeguard Measures

By Joo Yun Oh Introduction On January 23, President Donald Trump announced a steep tariff on solar cells and washing machines.[1] His decision is based on a long-forgotten law, Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974, also called as the “safeguard law.” According to the safeguard law, a company can ask for a protection… Keep Reading

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