Prediction Market Petitioners Urge Cftc to “First, Do No Harm”

Michael Giberson Chapman University law professor Tom W. Bell put together a brief statement of principles that the CFTC is encouraged to keep in mind as it considers its stance toward prediction markets. I was among the twenty or so folks who joined Bell in the statement, which he submitted to the CFTC in response … More Prediction Market Petitioners Urge Cftc to “First, Do No Harm”More Prediction Market Petitioners Urge Cftc to “First, Do No Harm”

Group Challenges Arizona Law Mandating Payments for Renewable Energy Supplies

Michael Giberson Renewable energy mandates are often popular state polices. According to the US Department of Energy, 24 states and the District of Columbia have “renewable portfolio standards” (RPS) which requires that a minimum percentage of power consumed in the state come from renewable resources. Four other states have non-binding goals. (Wikipedia on RPS for … More Group Challenges Arizona Law Mandating Payments for Renewable Energy SuppliesMore Group Challenges Arizona Law Mandating Payments for Renewable Energy Supplies