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TDRI Seminar about Advancing Fast Track Regulatory Reform (Guillotine)

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

On 14 October 2020, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), together with EABC and JFCCT, held a public seminar “Regulatory Guillotine: Economic stimulus by regulatory reform”. More than 90 participants via Facebook livestream and many (including press) attended physically at the TDRI office.

Fast Track Regulatory Reform (Guillotine)  is a way to review laws and regulations in Thailand, striving to reduce unnecessary processes or barriers to the establishment and the operation of business in Thailand.  The ‘Simple and Smart License” project produced over 1,000 changes, ready for implementation. This appears on the EABC website here

Speakers at the seminar on 14 October included Professor Dr. Borwornsak Uwanno , Mr. Pakorn Nilprapan, Mr. Kitti Tangchitmaneesakda, Dr. Kiratipong Naewmalee, and Mr. Bob Fox, Chair, Digital Economy/ICT group (EABC & JFCCT) and Vice President of EABC, with endorsements from Mr Luca Bernardinetti (President EABC) and Mr Stanley Kang (Chairman JFCCT). The event was moderated by Dr Somkiat Tangkitvanich President of TDRI.

The EABC committed to support the Fast Track Regulatory Reform (Guillotine) processes, and implementation, in particular for Ease of Doing Business by welcoming all initiatives; alleviating regulatory requirements and providing easier access to services, including users of government services (who may be citizens, business people and visitors).

Please see attached Agenda, Bob Fox’s presentation, EABC President Endorsement, JFCCT Chair endorsement and questions posed through the platform.

To support these advances in fast track regulatory reform, please do provide your name, email and affiliation to Ms. Pimwan Pongsuwan at [email protected]. No funding will be sought; names will not be publicly disclosed. See more here




  • DOWNLOAD pdf Agenda - TDRI seminar on Legal guillotine 14 October.pdf 1
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  • DOWNLOAD pdf Reg Reform JFCCT-EABC - Guillotine - FOX 14 Oct 2020 v 2.5 circ.pdf 2
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  • DOWNLOAD pdf EABC President - Guillotine TDRI 14 Oct Final.pdf 3
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  • DOWNLOAD pdf JFCCT Chairman - support for Guillotine 14 Oct 2020 - a.pdf 4
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October 14
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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