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University of Chicago Law Review Publishes Lambert Response

The University of Chicago Law Review has published Professor Thom Lambert’s essay, Understanding How to Regulate.  The essay responds to a critical review of Prof. Lambert’s book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers.  The review, by Professor Lisa Heinzerling of Georgetown Law School, appeared in a recent issue of the University of Chicago Law Review. Professor Lambert’s book is the primary text for a current first-year…

SEC Commissioner Delivers Remarks at BETR Symposium

Commissioner Hester Peirce of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delivered the keynote address at a law school symposium held on February 8. The symposium, Protecting the Public While Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship: First Principles for Effective Regulation, was organized by Mizzou Law’s Business, Entrepreneurship, & Tax Law Review. Drawing on Professor Thom Lambert’s recent book, How to Regulate: A…

Professor Lambert Speaks at Show-Me Institute Forums

Professor Thom Lambert recently spoke at four Show-Me Institute Forums titled “Market Failure vs. Government Failure.” He shared insights from his book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers, and how regulatory efforts to correct market failures often make the problem worse. The best regulation maximizes the public good and minimizes public costs. Like a physician, policymakers should diagnose the underlying disease and…

Professor Lambert Advises State and Federal Policymakers on Regulation

Professor Thom Lambert recently addressed policymakers at both the state and federal levels on principles for sound regulation. On October 26, Professor Lambert spoke to the general counsels and various staff members of Missouri regulatory agencies.  He discussed his recent book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers and offered advice on streamlining state regulations as part of regulatory reform efforts…

Professor Lambert Addresses Federalist Society at Vanderbilt Law School

Professor Thom Lambert recently addressed the Federalist Society at Vanderbilt Law School. The subject of the talk was his new book, How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers. He presented a general overview of the book, which prescribes principles for optimal regulation, and then applied the book’s recommended approach to a specific market failure, information asymmetry. Professor Kevin Stack of Vanderbilt Law School…