Effective regulatory reform solutions from the team that has solved regulatory problems in over 100 countries since 1985.
Solutions to difficult regulatory problems matter: to people’s lives, to economic opportunities, to effective government. The Jacobs, Cordova & Associates team refines proven tools and develops new ideas to tackle deep-seated regulatory problems – from simplifying complex licenses to designing and implementing regulatory impact assessment to national reform strategies for growth and trade. We help reduce regulatory costs and risks that hold back economic growth, while boosting the rule of law and the role of good regulations in protecting vital public interests.
Scott Jacobs wrote “Good Assessments Ensure Success of Regulation” for the New Straits Times, Malaysia, 11 January 2017 At https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0-6zWaPIekIWDFHaUgwNlFRQkk/view
Scott Jacobs was engaged to work with the Bank of Thailand in organizing a bottom-up review and modernization of the regulatory framework for foreign exchange transactions in Thailand. The results of the guillotine-style reform were announced by the Bank in June 2017. https://www.bot.or.th/Thai/PressandSpeeches/Press/News2560/n2760e.pdf Thailand Starts Foreign Exchange Regulation Reform http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1263187/bot-eases-up-on-forex-regulations https://www.bot.or.th/Thai/AboutBOT/Activities/Documents/RegulatoryGuillotine.pdf
CUTS organizes two day training for TRAI officials New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): In a first of its kind in India, CUTS International along with CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition and Jacobs, Cordova and Associates (JC and A) are conducting a two day training workshop (18-19th January 2016)
JC&A senior associate Charles-Henri Montin was invited to speak on a panel at the annual conference of the European Public Health Alliance in Brusels on 2-3 September 2015. Montin was invited to give an independent technical viewpoint on the European Commission’s flagship strategy on Better Regulation. More at: http://www.smartregulation.net/2015/09/better-regulation-still-needs-to.html
BISHKEK, 18 November 2015 – The results of the first stage of an OSCE-supported legislative reform project aimed at stimulating growth and reducing corruption were the focus of the third meeting of the Regulatory Reform Council held today in Bishkek. During the first stage of the reform project, 34 state bodies conducted an in-depth inventory
JC&A Director Jorge Velazquez spoke about effective stakeholder consultation at the APEC Workshop: Sharing Best Practices on Public Consultations on 10 – 11 June in Malaysia. The workshop was sponsored by the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC).
Scott Jacobs appeared on the Ukraine Today show in May 2015 to discuss the importance of economic reforms such as a rapid and public reform of thousands of destructive and corrupting laws and regulations, many dating from the Soviet period. JC&A is working with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and EasyBusiness team to