More than one half of Russian regions are nominally engaged in the formation of the institution of regulatory impact assessment (RIA). Experts from the Regulatory Impact Assessment Centre at NRU HSE have revealed that assessment specialists have not undergone the requisite further training, analysis of the consequences of regulatory innovations for business and society are systematically overlooked and funds are allocated for pilot projects and training merely based on the leftover principle. That said, a number of regions are growth points for “smart regulation”.
Director of the RIA Centre, IPAMM NRU HSE and independent expert of the Consultative Committee for Entrepreneurship under the EEU Supervisory Panel Daniil Tsygankov gave a video interview to the PROVED information and analytical portal (St Petersburg), speaking about the present-day state of regulatory impact assessment in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union. We recall that since 1 April 2015 the majority of decisions of the EEU, which may have an impact on business conditions, may not be taken without allowance for RIA and public consultations with the business community.
On 18 March 2015, as part of the university-wide open classroom “GR in Modern-day Russia: Theory and Practice”, a masterclass was held by Irina Kotelevskaya, candidate of law, associate professor of the department of the theory and practice of collaboration between business and authority and director of the Law and Law Enforcement Practice of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE).
On 11 March 2015, as part of the university-wide open classroom “GR in Modern-day Russia: Theory and Practice”, the department of theory and practice in the collaboration of business and authority hosted a masterclass of NRU HSE Professor, President of the Russian Union of Insurers, President of the Russian Union of Motor Insurers and Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development Igor Jurgens.
Models for the interaction of business and authority as part of multilateral international institutions (such as G20, G8/7 and BRICS)
On 25 February 2015, as part of the university-wide open classroom, organised by the department of theory and practice in the collaboration of business and authority, hosted a master class of Professor Marina Larionova.
On 18 February 2015, as part of the university-wide open classroom, organised by the department of theory and practice in the collaboration of business and authority, hosted a master class of Professor Marina Moskvina, Director of the Employment Market and Social Partnership Administration of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
State anti-corruption policy in the Russian Federation and its impact on the development of small and medium businesses
On 4 February, the university-wide open classroom, organised by the department of theory and practice in the collaboration of business and authority, hosted a master class of the President and Managing Director of the Delovaya Perspektiva Interregional Public Foundation, Leading Expert of the Institute of Public and Municipal Management at NRU HSE and Ombudsman for the Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in Combating Corruption Dina Krylova.
According to the calculations of researchers from the Centre for Analysis of the Performance of Executive Authorities at IPAMM NRU HSE and the HSE Directorate for Expert Analytical Work, the total economic effect of the use of applications based on open data in Moscow's public transport could top RUB 58 billion a year.
IPAMM Director Andrey Klimenko took part in the Fourth Moscow Urban Forum. The session entitled “Urban development management: successful cooperation of municipal and regional administrations” discussed the development and best practices in urban development as an element of regional administration. Among other things, consideration was given for approaches to approving strategic documents, programmes and policies of municipal and regional levels, methods for accounting the opinions of civilians when justifying development priorities and forms of civilian involvement in deciding urban problems.
On 5 December 2014 in St Petersburg, the expert session of the conference “Smart Regulation. Dialogue Between Business and Authority” discussed ONF [People's Front for Russia] monitoring and successful RIA case studies. The conference, held as part of the expert work of IPAMM for the Leningrad Region Economic Development and Investment Committee, drew a wide circle of officials, business owners, representatives of business associations, experts and academics.