Workshop on Transparency and Regulatory Enforcement






Transparency and enforcement are key components of regulatory governance. Transparency is increasingly advocated at the international level whereas enforcement is a crucial stage of the regulatory policy cycle. This workshop brings together seven scholars with diverse national and disciplinary backgrounds to discuss empirical studies on transparency and enforcement.

The workshop will be held in Rome, on 24 June 2015 in Rome, at LUISS Guido Carli – Aula Toti (address: viale Romania, 32)

Working languages: English and Italian


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Preliminary Agenda (subject to change)



09.30-10.00 Registration


10.00-10.15 Introduction (Dr. Francesco Sarpi, Osservatorio AIR)


10.15-13.00 First Session

  • Transparency in International Rule Making – International Transparency at Work, by Dr. Itai Apter (University of Haifa, Israel)
  • Il reclamo delle Autorità indipendenti, by Dr. Miriam Giorgio (Puglia Region)

Discussant: Prof. Bernardo Giorgio Mattarella (University of Siena)

  • How Lobbying Transparency Benefits Institutional Accountability – The European Union Case, by Dr. Gianluca Sgueo (European Parliament)
  • Responsive Regulatory Enforcement: Case for Electricity and Telecom sectors in India, by Shoban Badgujar (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)

Discussant: Prof. Edmondo Mostacci (Bocconi University)


12.30-13.00 Participatory discussion


13.00-14.00 Refreshment Break


14.30-17.00 Second Session

  • Better Regulatory Enforcement: Emerging Practices in Food Safety, by Paul Verbruggen (Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
  • Private Regulation and Public Enforcement in Post-Crisis European Financial Services Law, by prof. Olha Cherednychenko (Associate Professor at the University of Groningen)
  • Air for water and sanitation services, by Dr. Bruno Eustàquio Ferreira Castro de Carvalho (University of Brasília and University of Lisboa)

Discussant: Dr. Fabrizio Di Mascio (Osservatorio AIR)


16.00-17.00 Participatory discussion


16.30 Concluding remarks: Prof. Leonardo Morlino (LUISS)