Regulatory policy

OECD promotes the exchange of good regulatory practices between Latin American and Caribbean countries


3-4 October 2018, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

7th Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Regulatory Improvement


Attendance: officials from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank (WB), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Organization of American States (OAS). International experts from the United States and the European Commission shared their experience with the attendees.

The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Regulatory Improvement aims to promote the co-operation between countries through the exchange of good regulatory practices and experiences. Currently, 15 countries are members of the network.


Topics discussed:

  • Regulation of the shared economy
  • Regulation of innovation and digital economy
  • Academic programmes focusing on regulation and regulatory improvement
  • Strategies for the implementation of regulatory policy in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and the Dominican Republic
  • Good practices in International Regulatory Co-operation
  • Experiences in inspections and enforcement. The OECD officially presented the OECD Regulatory Enforcement and Inspections Toolkit

See press report in Spanish.


The next meeting of the Network with take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina in April 2018.



OECD Regulatory Policy Division in Mexico @OCDE_RLAC
Delia María Vázquez Luna, Policy Analyst, OECD
Manuel Gerardo Flores, Senior Economist, OECD @M_GerardoFlores
Gloriana Madrigal, Jr. Economist, OECD


For more information:

Regulatory Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean
Regulatory Policy in OECD countries
The OECD and Latin America


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