Hester Peirce has given a series of speeches about the downsides of government intervention
Not your regular regulator FOR ALL the talk about deregulation under President Donald Trump, when it comes to the financial industry the word used by many is “tailoring”—meaning trimming the loose threads of tangled rules, rather than unpicking them. An exception is Hester Peirce, who in January became one of the five commissioners at the […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk loves railing against shortsellers to the same degree that normal, regular people enjoy eating and breathing. As his company’s stock continues a downward slide initiated and perpetuated by Musk’s completely avoidable antics, the CEO decided that mocking a securities regulator and endangering a settlement reached on Saturday was a good and […]
The FAA is down with drones, but it has a whole lot of questions before it lets Uber fill them with people. https://media.wired.com/photos/5af5f0bc95d5844ec4ac04f1/master/pass/UBER_Humphreys&Partners-(1).jpg
The UK’s media regulator Ofcom says it will “consider the implications for RT’s broadcast licenses” if Britain determines there was “an unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the UK.” Continuing, the statement reads: “As the independent UK broadcasting regulator, Ofcom has an ongoing duty to be satisfied that broadcast licensees remain fit […]
Genetic testing company 23andMe won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to sell genetic tests for three key breast cancer mutations directly to consumers.
Sold in various capsules and powders, kratom has gained popularity in the U.S. as a treatment for pain, anxiety and drug dependence. There are no FDA-approved medical uses for kratom.
(Reuters) — Israel’s markets regulator will propose regulation to ban companies based on bitcoin and other digital currencies from trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, he said on Monday. Shmuel Hauser, the chairman of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), told the Calcalist business conference he will bring the proposal to the ISA board next […]
Apple is giving “limited” help to India’s telecom regulator to bring an anti-spam app to iOS, a Reuters report citing sources and documents says. The app, called Do Not Disturb, has been available on Android for months. It works by sucking in a user’s call and text logs, and lets them report any numbers which […]
Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 10:37 Aid convoys to conflict areas may be passing on charitable funds to terrorist groups, the Charity Commission has warned. The regulator said the convoys could be “abused” by terrorist supporters wanting to help extremist groups through money and other resources. The Commission called on charities adopting them to carry […]