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For our new regulators, knowledge is power

15 Mar 2012, by in Pensions & Investment

When Thomas Hobbes exclaimed in the 17th century that ‘knowledge is power’ (or more accurately, ‘scientia potentia est’), it is pretty certain he wasn’t wrestling with the problem of how best to regulate the excessive behaviour of banking and financial services. Yet there is a gaping hole in the government’s current plans to reform the…

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