Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit are increasingly calling for economic and statistical methods that scientifically measure the demand for the product in question in the absence of infringement.
The fundamental economic justification for these laws has made the economic and statistical methods used to interpret antitrust laws some of the most sophisticated in the legal arena.
Labor, Employment, Discrimination and Statistics
The evolution of employment and labor litigation calls for experts who understand the fundamental principals of labor and employment disputes and can apply them in this evolving landscape.
The speed at which the communications industry is evolving means rapid change in regulation and increasing complexity for businesses trying to optimize profits, satisfy regulatory requirements, and avoid or respond to litigation.
Scientific Fraud Detection
The regulatory environment for investment management companies is becoming increasingly demanding. In the past, spot checks were considered sufficient for showing compliance. This is no longer the case. Make your monitoring program a selling advantage.
The Revenge of the Redwoods?
Reconsidering Property Rights and the Economic Allocation of Natural Resources.
The US health care industry is large, complex, diverse, and growing. So too are its litigations and regulatory actions. Providers are increasingly subject to whistleblowers with alleged False Claims Act (FCA) violations and audits by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through risk-based methods, which require advanced statistical knowledge to understand or challenge.
Defined Contribution Plan Employer Match Suspensions During The Financial Crisis
Participants experienced reductions in median employer contributions of 2% between 2007 and 2008 and another 13% from 2008 to 2009. Employer contributions generally rebounded in 2011, but remained below pre-crisis levels. Substantial differences existed by plan size and by industry.
Chairman Wheeler cites lack of suppliers of high speed Internet as a reason for Net Neutrality ruling. AACG Economist, Dr. Timothy Tardiff, provides evidence about how quickly new suppliers have…Read More →
AACG Telecom Expert, Dr. Timothy Tardiff, discussed the paper "Collaborate or Consolidate: Assessing the Competitive Effects of Production Joint Ventures," by Nicolas Aguelakakis of Washington University and Federal Communications Commission…Read More →
AACG Principal Dr. Timothy Tardiff’s article titled ‘REREGULATION OR BETTER DEREGULATION?: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF RECENT FCC COMPETITION ACTIONS’ has been published in the Journal of Competition Law and Economics. This…Read More →
AACG Telecom Expert, Dr. Timothy Tardiff, presented at the New England Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) at a program entitled “Deregulation – How’s It Going?”. Dr. Tardiff’s…Read More →
Dr. Timothy Tardiff presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Center for Research in Regulated Industries held on May 14-16, 2014. The CCRI conference features some of the latest…Read More →
Professor Lester Taylor, an AACG affiliate, has published a new book that investigates the trade-offs that consumers make between 14 broad categories of consumption, such as housing, food, transportation, entertainment…Read More →