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What Liz Truss’ promise to deliver the benefits of Brexit means for UK regulation — and regulators
16 September 2022 00:00
The rise of Liz Truss to the United Kingdom’s highest elected office has the potential to reshape the country’s regulatory landscape. Truss based her leadership campaign within the center-right Conservative Party on the promise to deliver the benefits she believes are yet to be claimed from Britain’s departure from the European Union — including slashing through any residual red tape and making regulation nimbler and more business friendly. But it’s the prospect of an executive having the final say on decisions by independent regulators that has sparked a broader debate on whether politics and regulation can — and should — mix.
05 September 2022 11:41 by Fiona MaxwellUK financial regulators face an uphill battle to maintain their independence with the announcement of Britain’s new Prime Minister
05 September 2022 13:21 by Jakub KrupaBritish Foreign Secretary Liz Truss won the race to be next prime minister
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
Fiona Maxwell Chief Correspondent
Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for Risk.net, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.Connect with Fiona on Twitter.
Jakub Krupa Senior Correspondent
Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.Based in the UK since 2012, he previously worked as the UK Correspondent for the Polish Press Agency,... Read more