CPR Vice President Sid Shapiro is among the many distinguished panelists participating this monring in a forum called "Regulatory Capture in the 21st Century." The forum is hosted by the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), an independent federal agency that works to provide Congress with advice on improving the administrative system. The event will feature remarks from Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Mike Lee (R-UT).
Professor Shapiro will participate in a panel that looks at regulatory capture in the federal rulemaking process. Hehas written extensively on regulatory capture, and testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the subject in 2010. A second panel will look at how regulatory capture impacts agency enforcement actions.
The forum runs from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon in Room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.