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 is pleased to assist the Government of Uganda with measurement and evaluation of the results of a 2017 Standard Cost Model (SCM) review of licensing regimes, assessment of gains/losses of compliance costs for businesses (more than 30 focus groups), review of pending reforms and newer reforms introduced, reform of the licensing e-Portal and re-engineering
Jorge Velazquez, Director of JC&A, was pleased to meet with the Mayor of @GuadalajaraGob, Francisco Ramírez Salcido, to promote reforms to increase municipal competitiveness as part of the USAID #CompetitiveMunicipalities Project, @TheErgoGroup @USAIDMX @cceoficialmx @CEESP1
Scott Jacobs is discussing the use of regulatory impact analysis in emerging Fintech issues such as digital assets, ESG ratings, and licensing of virtual banks with the Bank of Thailand. Innovation and risk management are central to the financial industry today, and the Bank of Thailand is in the mainstream of regulators in balancing the
Today Jorge Velázquez, Director of JC&A for Mexico, participated in the signing of the memorandum of understanding between @MunicipioAgs and @CEESP1 to collaborate on the project “Competitive Municipalities: Intelligent Regulation and Business Commitment”. The project is co-financed by USAID and Mexican business. @USAIDMX
The Competitive Municipalities-initiative of @CEESP1 with the support of @USAIDMX, presented 8 June in Western and Bajío region of Mexico 2 innovative instruments for Municipal Regulatory Improvement: Inspections Model and RIA Manual. JC&A’s consultant, Delia Vazquez, participated as one of the key note speakers presenting the inspection model. The event included the participation of Efrén
The Project Municipalities Competitiveness of USAID Mexico supported by Centro De Estidios Economicos was presented in Hermosillo with the results, with the reengineering of processes of 15 municipal procedures, thanks to Regulatory Reform; as well as the reforms to be implemented. The delivery of the Reengineering component of the project Muncopios Competitivos featured the participation
JC&A -as part of the consortium with Centro de Estudios Económicos del Sector Privado (@CEESP1) and the Ergo Group (@TheErgoGroup)- presented in Monterrey the Municipal Inspections Model in the framework of the USAID project “Municipios Competitivos, Regulación Inteligente y Compromiso Empresarial”. This innovative model is meant to improve the inspection function at the Municipal level
Funded by the World Bank, JC&A assisted the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Lao PDR in setting up the Inventory of Business Licenses (IBL) portal (www.bned.moic.gov.la). The IBL aims to improve access to regulatory information on all formalities (licenses, permits, authorizations, clearances, etc.). The IBL is an online location where micro, small, medium, and
The JC&A Team participated in three awareness sessions, hosted by the Municipal Government of Hermosillo (Mexico). The regulatory improvements – through re-engineering and simplification of regulations and formalities – aim to optimize the competitiveness of the municipality at the national and international level, with important positive impacts to the benefit of the community. The results