Rory Van Loo

Boston University - School of Law

Associate Professor

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Yale University - Yale Information Society Project

Affiliated Fellow

127 Wall Street

New Haven, CT 06511

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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9,914

SSRN CITATIONS

47

CROSSREF CITATIONS

12

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Rise of the Digital Regulator

66 Duke Law Journal 1267 (2017)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 1,228 (32,158)
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Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Digital, Data, Consumer Protection, Law, Contracts, Mandatory Disclosures, Regulation, Antitrust, Commercial Law, Intermediaries, Internet, Cyberlaw, CFPB, Fintech, Affordable Care Act, Administrative Law, Privatization, Finance, Contracts, Online, E-Commerce

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Making Innovation More Competitive: The Case of Fintech

65 UCLA Law Review 232 (2018)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 May 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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heavily regulated industries, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, monopoly, systemic risk, safety and soundness, credit

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Amazon's Pricing Paradox

37 Harvard Journal of Law & Technology 1 (2024)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 May 2023 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2024
Rory Van Loo and Nikita Aggarwal
Boston University - School of Law and UCLA School of Law
Downloads 715 (67,960)
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platform regulation, Amazon, dark patterns, electronic commerce, behavioral economics, open retail

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Federal Rules of Platform Procedure

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2021
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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The New Gatekeepers: Private Firms as Public Enforcers

106 Virginia Law Review 467 (2020)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 702 (69,605)
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platform liability, financial regulation, environmental regulation, energy regulation, big tech, health law, respondeat superior, third-party liability, corporate law, shareholders, antitrust, competition

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Regulatory Monitors: Policing Firms in the Compliance Era

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 119:369, 2019
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 May 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2019
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 626 (80,447)
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In Defense of Breakups: Administering a 'Radical' Remedy

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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The Corporation as Courthouse

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 33, No. 547, 2016, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-48
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 533 (98,534)
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digital platforms, Amazon, algorithms, behavioral economics, market power, CFPB, FTC, consumer protection, competition policy, contracts, antitrust, dispute systems design, technology, inequality, civil procedure, settlement, internet

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The Missing Regulatory State: Monitoring Businesses in an Age of Surveillance

72 Vanderbilt Law Review 1563 (2019)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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Privacy Pretexts

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2022
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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Digital Market Perfection

117 Michigan Law Review 815 (2019)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2019
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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artificial intelligence, algorithms, automation, regulation, systemic risk, technology

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Helping Buyers Beware: The Need for Supervision of Big Retail

163 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1311 (2015)
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 378 (147,490)
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algorithms, big data, digital platforms, consumer protection, disclosure, electronic commerce, consumer law, inequality, regulation, contracts

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Technology Regulation by Default: Platforms, Privacy, and the CFPB

2 GEO. L. TECH. REV. 531 (2018)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2018
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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The Public Stakes of Consumer Law: The Environment, the Economy, Health, Disinformation, and Beyond

107 Minnesota Law Review 2039 (2023)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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Inflation, Market Failures, and Algorithms

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2023
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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inflation, consumer law, antitrust

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Broadening Consumer Law: Competition, Protection, and Distribution

95 Notre Dame L. Rev. 211 (2019)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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consumer protection, inequality, competition, antitrust, redistribution, tax law, anticompetitive, regulation, markets

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The Revival of Respondeat Superior and Expansion of Gatekeeper Liability

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 109, No. 141, 2020
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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A Tale of Two Debtors: Bankruptcy Disparities by Race

Rory Van Loo, A Tale of Two Debtors: Bankruptcy Disparities by Race, 72 Alb. L. Rev. 231 (2009)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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consumer, Chapter 7,Hispanic, BAPCPA, poverty, family, home ownership, law, debt, mortgage, credit cards, ethnicity

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Stress Testing Governance

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 553, 2022
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2022
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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stress tests, regulation, administrative law, environmental law, health law, tech, law and technology, risk management, risk governance, corporate governance, big tech

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Against Monetary Primacy

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2024
Rory Van Loo and Yair Listokin
Boston University - School of Law and Yale Law School
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legal institutional design, consumer law, law and macroeconomics, antitrust law, immigration, tax law, Federal Reserve

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National Telecommunications and Information Administration: Comments from Researchers at Boston University and the University of Chicago

Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 23-24
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jun 2023
Boston University, Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago - Department of Computer Science, Boston University - School of Law, Boston University, Boston University - School of Law, Boston University, Boston University School of Law, Boston University - School of Law, Boston University and Boston University - School of Law
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artificial intelligence

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Consumer Law As Tax Alternative

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law
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Consumer Law as Tax Alternative

Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2019
Rory Van Loo
Boston University - School of Law

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