Author Archives: Federica Cacciatore

The challenges for a more efficient assessment of compliance costs in multi-level governments: recommendations from the Normenkontrollrat

What’s going wrong with the assessment of compliance costs in multi-level governments, and how can they be improved? An expert report from the Normenkontrollrat (NKR), the German National Regulatory Control Council, published on April 2015,…

Strengthening the National Competition Authorities with more effective enforcement powers: a European public consultation is now open

A correct and effective implementation of the antitrust rules by the National Competition Authorities (NCAs) represents a key lever for the Commission to pursue its own competition policies. It has long been engaged in promoting…

La nuova legge regionale della Campania per la qualità della regolazione e la semplificazione

Nell’attesa che il ricorso agli strumenti di qualità della regolazione diventi pratica ordinaria nei processi normativi regionali, anche la Campania ha recentemente optato per la loro previsione e disciplina in via normativa. Con l.r. 14…

Retrospective Review and better rules to improve policy outputs: a mainstay for the Obama Administration

Osservatorio AIR has often drawn attention to the growing importance of retrospective review among US federal offices, thanks to the revived attention given by the Obama administration to such an instrument. Nonetheless, we have been…