Author Archives: Fabrizio Di Mascio

Stocktaking of the European Commission’s “Better Regulation Agenda”: Launch of the Online Consultation

The European Commission has been developing a comprehensive better regulation policy covering the whole policy cycle for over a decade. In 2015 the Juncker Commission made better regulation one of its top priorities. This was…

How to better apply the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality within the EU? Insights from the work of the Task Force established by Juncker in November 2017

A Task Force on Subsidiarity, Proportionality and ‘Doing Less More Efficiently’ was established by the European Commission President Juncker in November 2017. Juncker asked the Task Force to look at 3 issues: (1) the role…

A new Interinstitutional Agreement to Improve the Quality of European Legislation

In May 2015, the European Commission presented a set of measures to deliver better rules for better results. This Better Regulation Agenda included the proposal for a new Interinstitutional Agreement on Better Law-Making to help the…