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.
JC&A Senior Director Cesar Cordova presented at the United Nations Commission On International Trade Law’s 2021 Incheon Law & Business Forum: “Navigating the Storm: Helping MSMEs Set Sail with Legal Harmonization” He was a part of the first panel on business registration. Panel 1: MSME Formation: Business Registration Moderator: Ms. Monica Canafoglia, Legal Officer, UNCITRAL
Guyana: JC&A is pleased to be part of Michael Porter’s Global Development Initiative to improve Government of Guyana interactions with businesses and citizens. From left, in Georgetown, Fitzgerald Yaw, JC&A Director Jorge Velazquez, Vanessa Williams, Dexter Smartt, JC&A Director Scott Jacobs, Shercola Exeter, and JC&A Associate Armando Ruiz.
The National Competitiveness Council and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mipymes (MICM), presented the results of the evaluation of the Business Opening process in the Dominican Republic, carried out by JC&A http://cnc.gob.do/index.php/es/noticias/item/936-presentan-resultados-de-la-consultoria-para-la-evaluacion-del-proceso-de-apertura-de-empresas
JC&A is starting a new project with Peruvian authorities to provide technical assistance for the implementation of Regulatory Impact Analysis in public entities of the Executive Branch. We are glad to be back working again in Peru.
In Laos, on 21 January 2021, JC&A reported to public and private stakeholders that time needed to register a business was reduced from 173 days to 17 days. JC&A is the lead technical advisor to the Government of Laos for two reform projects that is reviewing and simplifying numerous registration and licensing systems of Laos
Anton Zinovyev, Senior Associate of JC&A, spoke at 10th Central Asia Trade Forum. Anton’s presentation at the panel session on Regional Challenges, Needs And Opportunities In E-Commerce starts at 1:23. Full video of the panel session is available here https://lnkd.in/e8MSFDD
A great group of professionals at the Applied Regulatory Impact Assessment Course in Rome, 14-18 October 2019, offered by JC&A and LUISS University. The next course is scheduled for October 2020, and registration is now open at http://regulatoryreform.com/ria-training/
The JC&A Moldova team on the USAID Moldova Structural Reform Project was pleased to join Nathan Associates in presenting new findings and recommendations for reforming Moldova’s transportation permitting system. You can find more photos from the October 2019 public event at https://www.facebook.com/Reforme.Structurale.Moldova/
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