How to identify 'gold plating': challenges and solutions

This claim for “gold-plating.” is not easy to evaluate once there might be political, cultural, and economics reasons at play.
When looking to a possible “gold plating” situation, questions must be raised regarding: national sovereignty and the application of the subsidiarity rule; the initial goals that supported EU intervention and the base line scenario that is set; national regulatory practices, standards and objectives; the impact on welfare and competitiveness of countries; regulatory transparency and the relation between regulator and regulated in a multilevel regulation framework; individual, national and supranational political objectives and behaviors.
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the challenge’s associated with the analyses of “gold plating” and its relevance when assessing the impact of EU legislation ate the economic social and environmental level.