Tag Archives: European commission

Research note. Ex post legislative evaluation in the European Union

Research note by Pieter Zwaan, Stijn van Voorst and Ellen Mastenbroek based on the paper: Pieter Zwaan, Stijn van Voorst and Ellen Mastenbroek. Ex post legislative evaluation in the European Union. Questioning the use of evaluation as…

Debating the re-launch of targets for burden reduction at the EU level

Nineteen EU member states, which between them represent over three-quarters of EU citizens and over 80% of EU GDP, have written to European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans calling for the Commission to adopt clear targets for reducing the overall burden of EU regulation on…

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…

EU Commission, the new Better Regulation Package

On 19 May the EU Commission published its new Better Regulation Package, a comprehensive set of measures and tools that define its new Better Regulation policy over the coming years. Under the label “deliver better…

Research note. Examining the European Commission’ s open consultations with stakeholders

Research note by Adriana Bunea, Marie Curie Fellow, University College London Consultations with stakeholders are a key policy instrument used by the European Commission (EC) to prepare its legislative proposals and a core component of its…