Pablo Van Klinken Posted about 2 years ago How can we simplify legal/business language? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages In the Eu, there are guidelines for language use. Most people in the Eu, don't speak the language of other membercountries. So if you write a text in B1, about 90% of the people will understand the text. In Holland there are experiments with rewriting text in B1.