PIVOT Regulatory specialises in the management of the regulation of markets and businesses. Evidence-based regulation management is the main focus of our activities. Evidence-based regulation management merges economic, scientific, legal and political aspects to create an integrated strategy. The interdependence between regulation and the market economy is always a crucial element of our analysis. Which effects do political interventions like quotas or bans really have? Are they proportionate? Which alternatives could be presented? Could more moderate measures possibly be more effective? Are the measures taken based on scientifically validated findings? How should one communicate and debate these issues in a relevant manner?
Steven D. Levitt, the author of „Freakonomics“, would be an excellent regulatory strategist, because he establishes very unconventional interrelations. According to him, tougher policing… >>
Coumarin in christmas cookies, mineral oil in chocolate, glyphosate in mother’s milk or carcinogenic nitrosamine in red meat – in recent years all of these have been under suspicion to pose health risks. In the case of nitrosamine in red meat, the World Health Organisation delivered… >>
Are laws and administrative provisions just technical implementations of politics and boring? Are they useless for debates or controversial campaigns? We do not think so… >>
Facts objectify discussions? We think that facts are first and foremost about sovereignty of interpretation. A vivid example for this is risk communication… >>