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July Plenary meeting focuses on the state of play of the Better Regulation Package

13 Jul 2016
Plenary Meeting

AmCham EU’s July Plenary meeting took place on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 and focused on the European Commission’s Better Regulation Agenda.

The event featured a panel discussion on the progress made on the Better Regulation Package one year after its release. The panel included:

Vassili Lelakis, Principal Advisor, Regulatory Scrutiny Board, European Commission;

Stephan Raes, Head of Unit, Competitiveness Council, Structural Funds, Industry Policy, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU;

Andrea Renda, Senior Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS); and

Thomas Compernolle, EU Affairs Director, British American Tobacco, and lead member of the Institutional Affairs Committee on better regulation, AmCham EU, who also moderated the discussion.

During the lunch, a keynote address was provided by Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman, on the her priorities and her work to increase the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of the EU institutions.

Please find AmCham EU’s position paper on better regulation and transparency here.

See photos from the event here.