Conference Overview

Welcome at the website of the international conference on ‘Enforcement in a Europe without Borders’ organized by the Netherlands Inspection Council. This conference took place Tuesday 23 February 2016 in Amsterdam, during the EU Presidency of The Netherlands.

Online Magazine

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10.00 – 10.10Word of welcome [view slides] [view speech]
Jan van den Bos, Chairman of the Netherlands Inspection Council
10.10 – 10.15Opening remarks
Edmond Wellenstein, chairman
10.15 – 10.35Good European Supervision [view slides] [view speech]
Annetje Ottow, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance & Professor of Public Economic Law, University Utrecht
10.35 – 10.55Interview with authors about the conference paper [view conference paper]
Netherlands School for Public Administration
10.55 – 11.25Coffee break
11.25 – 11.45OECD Best Practice Principles on Regulatory Enforcement and Inspections [view slides]
Nick Malyshev, OECD, Head of the Regulation Policy Division
11.45 – 12.05Speech [view slides]  [view summary]
Jonathon Stoodley, Head of Unit Regulatory Fitness and Performance/Evaluation, European Commission
12.05 – 12.50Plenary discussion
12.50 – 13.00Closing
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 16.15Workshops including coffee break
Workshop 1 – Internet trade
[view slides Hans Ingels]  [view slides Giorgio Sincovich]
Workshop 2 – International Cooperation Between Inspectorates
[view slides]
Workshop 3 – Good market surveillance
[view slides Anna Stattin]   [view slides Lucio Cocciantelli] [view slides Court of Audit]
Workshop 4 – Making European law work for inspectorates and companies
[view slides Graham Russell]  [view slides Jan Teekens]  [view slides Paul Leinster]  [view speech Miroslav Angelov]
16.15 – 17.00Closing Remarks [view slides]
Edmond Wellenstein, chairman
17.00 – 18.00Drinks