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Exploring How Better Regulation Moves Forward in Australia

The Australian Government is implementing an ambitious deregulation agenda aimed at reducing unnecessary red tape costs on individuals, businesses and community organisations. It applies to any mandatory obligations imposed by legislation, regulations, or quasi-regulations. To reduce…

Actal’s activities in 2014: Focus on one-off costs, SMEs and multi-level regulatory management

The report “Less Regulatory Burden, More Individual Initiatives. Annual Report 2014” covers the activities of the Dutch Oversight Body ACTAL in 2014. In this year Actal continued to formulate ex-ante opinions on legislative proposals in order…

Research note. The implementation of administrative burden reduction policy in Europe

Fabrizio Di Mascio, Alessandro Natalini and Francesco Stolfi (forthcoming). “The implementation of administrative burden reduction policy: Mechanisms and contexts in the study of Europeanization”, Comparative European Politics Research note by Francesco Stolfi Two open issues in…

Better regulation in Southern Italian Regions: The POAT is in the finishing straight

The Presidency of Council of Ministers’ (PCM) Technical Assistance Operational Programme to strengthen normative capacity within the four Southern convergence regions (Calabria, Campania, Puglia, Sicilia) is about to be completed, after four productive years (from…

Toward a 21st Century Regulatory System: Debating Better Regulation at the US Senate

On February 25, 2015, the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearings on “21st-Century Regulatory System”. Four witnesses were audited: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum; Jerry…