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‘Smart Regulation in the EU – Building on a Strong Foundation’: Conference and final report on administrative burden reduction

‘Smart Regulation in the EU – Building on a Strong Foundation’: Conference and final report on administrative burden reduction

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 14 October 2014 the Commission invites stakeholders and experts to look at achievements and persisting challenges in the field of smart regulation, administrative burden reduction and better implementation of EU legislation across Europe. To this end a major conference will be organized with the participation of European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and the […]

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REFIT: Commission making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly

REFIT: Commission making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly

Just a few days ahead of the European Council, the Commission pushes the EU’s smart regulation agenda further. A Communication adopted today (18 June) shows that the implementation of the Commission’s Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT) is in full swing and that EU law is indeed becoming lighter, simpler and less costly. In addition, […]

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Improve road haulage rules for industry, drivers and environment says Commission

Improve road haulage rules for industry, drivers and environment says Commission

The European Commission Vice president Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, has called for simplification and clarification of EU rules on road haulage. Kallas’s remarks follow the publication earlier in April of a report on integrating the internal market for road transport. The report concludes that while some progress has been made, removing the remaining restrictions […]

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