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.
The Financial Express, August 2, 2019, Bangladesh loses at least 20 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) for poor regulations, a regulatory reform expert said on Thursday. “Bangladesh is suffering from low level of regulations and the cost would be at least 20 per cent of its GDP,” Managing Director of Jacobs, Cordova
“Dhaka, Aug 1 (UNB)- An international consultancy firm working with the country’s apex trade body has suggested reforming the regulatory landscape governing the activities of the private sector in Bangladesh to accelerate its growth here.” http://unb.com.bd/category/Business/regulatory-reform-a-must-for-private-sector-to-thrive/25020 Pictured are Scott Jacobs and Jorge Velazquez at the closing ceremony for the institutional dialogue titled Synopsis of Regulatory
Thailand guillotine unit recommends slashing $1 billion of rules, and more to come. To celebrate, Dr. Chayodom, head of Unit, Scott Jacobs, Dr. Nikomborirak from TDRI, Rachchy Wong of Bank of Thailand, Dr. Kopsak, former Minister of PM office, and Dr. Abhichon, Council of State.
“Jacobs, Cordova & Associates, international leaders in regulatory reforms described the RIA as one of the pillars of business regulatory reform strategies by the government.” https://todayingh.com/were-very-much-on-track-in-making-ghana-africas-trade-hub-ahomka-lindsay-21408/
Here is the opening of the Stakeholders RIA Sensitization Forum chaired by Deputy Minister of Ministry of Trade and Industry organized by JC&A.
Jorge Velazquez and the Cost Impact Assessment Team (from the Thailand Smart and Simple License Team) at the end of a one-week training program.
Stakeholder meetings by Thailand’s Regulatory Guillotine Unit to learn about the reality of regulation are revealing many absurdities that will be cut. Here: Rachchy Wong from the GU, Scott Jacobs, Deunden Nikomborirak, Research Director, Thailand’s top think tank, TDRI.
The economic and good governance logic of “better regulation” is complicated. JC&A developed this useful figure to summarize the logic of reforms to regulatory systems. Approved for reprinting with copyright statement. http://regulatoryreform.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/The-Logic-of-Reforms-to-Regulatory-Systems.jpg
Scott Jacobs was pleased to be part of a workshop on Regulatory Impact Analysis in Indonesia, hosted by the Coordinating Minister for Economics Affairs, Darmin Nasution, and the Asian Development Bank in Jakarta. Here we are with the Minister, and with the talented RIA team in the Ministry.