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JC&A presented the study of the milk value chain in Mexico at the National Public Policy Laboratory thanks to the organizers!   See the report at: https://www.economia.gob.mx/files/sipot/318/XLI/2016%20Leche%20bovino.pdf and a summary discussion by Jorge Velazquez, JC&A’s Director of its Mexico City Office, at” http://www.24-horas.mx/2018/07/31/necesario-solucionar-fallas-en-el-eslabon-de-produccion-de-leche-en-mexico/  

Another successful Applied RIA course in Rome, 15-19 Oct, with JC&A and LUISS University. Very happy to work with these talented professionals from 14 countries. Schedule for 2019 RIA courses to be announced in December.

Scott Jacobs (4th from right) was very pleased to work with the 40-person Simple and Smart Licensing Unit in Thailand –with Kobsak Pootrakool, Minister of the PM’s Office (center), Dr. Chayodom Sabhasri, head of Guillotine Unit, and Jorge Velazquez, Managing Director of JC&A Mexican firm (second from left).

Scott Jacobs was honored to have dinner with Chantavarn Sucharitakul, Assistant Governor of the Bank of Thailand, in May 2018 in Bangkok to discuss plans for national and sectoral reform.  

Senior Director Michael Griffin delivered six weeks of training to the Kosovo telecommunications regulator ARKEP. The final sessions were held in November 2017 in Priština.

Scott Jacobs worked with the SEC of Thailand from July-December 2017 on reform of conflict of interest rules in the capital markets of Thailand to prevent investor abuses. Pictured is Mr. Jacobs with Secretary–General Mr. Rapee Sucharitaku and SEC management.

Scott Jacobs and Giacomo Luchetta were honored to give a 5 day RIA course at the Bank of Thailand in July 2017. The RIA course focused on the use of RIA for financial regulations.

Scott Jacobs assisted the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand to review and update its regulations on conflict of interest in the chain of product offerings, July 2017.

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 http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1263187/bot-eases-up-on-forex-regulations https://www.bot.or.th/Thai/AboutBOT/Activities/Documents/RegulatoryGuillotine.pdf