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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.
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 Velasquez 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
Scott Jacobs and JC&A Senior Associate, Tigran Sukiasyan, met in late April 2015 with Aivaras Abromavičius, Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade, to develop a strategy for rapid regulatory reform for the recovery of the nation. Here, in a briefing with members of the Easy Business team Dan Pasko, Misha Obolonskyi and Nick Gaidai.
Scott Jacobs was honored to participate in March 2015 in a CUTS workshop in New Delhi on regulatory impact assessment (RIA) in India. Here, Mr. Jacobs is with Pradeep Singh Mehta, Secretary-General, CUTS International. CUTS or Consumer Unity & Trust Society is one of the largest consumer groups in India.
On February 6th, 2015, Tigran Sukiasyan of JC&A provided a workshop on BEE reforms at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, with UNDP Uzbekistan and ministries. Dr. Alisher Shaykhov, Chairman of the Chamber, summarized the work in Uzbekistan to reduce administrative barriers for doing business.
Training to 34 ministerial units participating in the Regulatory Guillotine reform in Kyrgyzstan was delivered with JCA’s support at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek in March 2015. The inventory of legal acts, the first phase of the Regulatory Guillotine, is scheduled to start on March 11, 2015.