Well, here we are. Just three days left as Commissioner for Financial Services. Really I should be packing instead of coming here to talk about financial regulation – which goes to show just how much I like packing (…) So looking back, what lessons have I learned? What advice would I give to a new me? Here are some principles which I wish someone had told me when I started. Don't imagine that legislation is a science. It is not. It is a series of judgements. Clever people can make it sound as though there is only one answer. But it's not true. So always be open to doubt and to admitting that you might have got those judgements wrong. -- Jonathan Hill, The impact of the EU regulatory framework for financial services, 12 July 2016Posted by Isabelle le 2016-08-28
It is a particular pleasure to be able to congratulate this year's winner Ross Murdoch for an excellent and thoughtful essay. And yes, as this is an event to promote ethics, I feel I should make clear I did actually read it. I didn't outsource it. Or give it to a compliance officer to read. I read it myself, which seems to me in the spirit Commissioner Hill, 2015 Award for the Robin Cosgrove Prize for Ethics, 15 October 2015Posted by Isabelle le 2016-03-09
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