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Fourth Generation Economic Regulation Article written  by Michael Griffin, Senior Director with Jacobs Cordova & Associates Dublin and a former Director Value for Money in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General in Ireland. Contributions from Cesar Cordova Novion, Senior Director, Jacobs Cordova & Associates Paris and Jorge Velasquez Roa, Senior Associate, Jacobs Cordova

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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.

JC&A delivered a 3 day workshop in September 2015 on Regulatory Policy in Aguascalientes for 90 public officials from the State, Municipal, and local governments.  Pictured is Cesar Cordova at the workshop.    

JC&A delivered a 7-day RIA training for 30 officials from ministries and regulatory agencies in the Ecuadorean Government on 14-22 September, arranged by the Secretaría Nacional de Planificación y Desarrollo. Pictured is Armando Ruiz a JC&A consultant and trainer.  

  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

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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

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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.

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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.