Reflections on Financial Regulation: How Might it Change?


January 23rd 2018
Time: 14.30 - 17.30   
Venue: Room 5.02, LSE Clement House (5th floor). Map
Speaker: Peter Andrews (former Chief Economist, Financial Conduct Authority)
Chair: Nicholas Beale (Chair of Sciteb, Director, Global Collaboration on Financial System Stability)
Panellists: Elizabeth Corley CBE (Vice-Chair of Allianz Global Investors and Board of Directors, Morgan Stanley); Professor Lord Nick Macpherson (former Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury, Chair of Hoares Bank) and Baroness Sharon Bowles (Non-Executive Director of London Stock Exchange and former Chair Economics and Finance Committee, European Parliament).

Peter Andrews will talk about consumer protection, prudential and market efficiency regulation, followed by discussions with the panellists. The themes include:

  • Organising markets so that they need less regulation
  • What follows behavioural economics
  • Not applying all the science needed to understand decision making and therefore markets - is there a tractable unified theory?
  • Limits on what regulation can achieve
  • What does real world behaviour and contracting imply for the approach to regulation?

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