What is the Financial Reporting Council? What does it do? What powers does it have?
The Greensill affair reminds us that when it comes to “FinTech”, the need for tough financial regulation is as important as ever.
The IfG brought together four leading academics and practitioners to discuss the most pressing challenges for economic regulation in the UK.
The Competition and Markets Authority is the UK’s principal authority responsible for competition and consumer protection.
Giles Wilkes explores the limits of energy policy and regulation – and where the system has failed.
As government navigates between price caps and supplier failures there are lessons to learn about the fragility of competition in regulated markets.
Public debate concerning the appointment of Ofcom’s chair has raised questions about whether this is a doable job.
Ofgem is the public body responsible for overseeing the electricity and gas markets.
How to reform a regulator: in conversation with Sir Jon Thompson
Sir Jon reflects on his experience of leading a regulator and the role that the Financial Reporting Council plays.Watch the event
The relationship between regulators and politicians was the subject of an event in the IfG and City of London series on government and regulation.
RPC Chair Michael Gibbons CBE reflects on the RPC’s impact to date and where it needs to go next.
What matters is how the Office for Students board collectively performs and that it shows its independence from government.
Andrew Tyrie's appointment as a Conservative peer is incompatible with his position as chair of the Competition and Markets Authority.
Government must invest time and effort to reap the benefits of post-Brexit regulatory freedoms.
The government will not be able to conclude a large number of trade agreements at speed and maintain its much-prized regulatory autonomy after Brexit.
A UK state aid regime needs rules and a strong regulator to avoid wasting taxpayer money and protect competition within the UK internal market.
The government's choices will determine whether embracing regulatory freedom will outweigh the disadvantages of losing access to the single market.
The positive vision set out in Iain Duncan Smith’s new report on post-Brexit regulatory freedom fails to acknowledge the trade-offs involved.