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It's no secret we're a company built by regulators for regulators. Here we present insight, opinion, and analysis on the what, why, and how of regulatory licensing and government technology from experts within Thentia and beyond.

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Continuing education requirements in the U.S.: an overview InsightDecember 3, 2021
Continuing education requirements in the U.S.: an ...

In what professions are continuing education credits required for re-licensure? What does the educational process look like? We look at this and more in this week’s blog post.

The social media debate: should it be regulated? InsightNovember 25, 2021
The social media debate: should it be regulated?

To explore the pros and cons of social media regulation, we conducted an internal exercise with Thentians. Here’s what they had to say.

Defining and achieving regulatory excellence: a general framework for regulators InsightNovember 19, 2021
Defining and achieving regulatory excellence: a ge...

In recent years, a commitment to regulatory excellence has become a commonly found priority embedded in the mission or vision statements of regulators. But what exactly defines regulatory excellence?

Social media regulation in the United States: past, present, and future InsightNovember 12, 2021
Social media regulation in the United States: past...

Since the explosion of Myspace (and later Facebook) in the early 21st century, social media has shaped, informed, and influenced…

Right-touch regulation in practice: international case studies InsightNovember 5, 2021
Right-touch regulation in practice: international ...

Get a better idea of how Right-touch regulation is used in practice from two regulators who use it to craft better regulation.

Fast fashion – slow regulation: how regulators struggle to keep up InsightNovember 1, 2021
Fast fashion – slow regulation: how regulators s...

When we head to the shopping mall or (increasingly) shop online, buy our clothes, and get dressed every morning, most…

What is Right-touch regulation? InsightOctober 1, 2021
What is Right-touch regulation?

“What should good regulation look like?” is a question that regulators must continuously ask themselves in order to create policies…

The potential dangers of self-regulation InsightSeptember 24, 2021
The potential dangers of self-regulation

Imagine a legal system where lawyers run the show – a system where complaints go unhandled, where meetings devolve into pedantic discussions of issues…

Disciplinary charges: what does the response look like? InsightSeptember 10, 2021
Disciplinary charges: what does the response look ...

As we discussed previously, regulators must maintain trust with the public to protect the integrity of their respective professions and…

Remote examinations a new reality for licensors during the pandemic InsightAugust 31, 2021
Remote examinations a new reality for licensors du...

The coronavirus pandemic’s impact has been felt in every area in which we live, work, and play, and the world…

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