New Questions in Regulation: Regulatory Capture Revisited

Max Watson, former Director of the Central Bank of Ireland and Senior Official of the IMF

Max Watson, a former Director of the Central Bank of Ireland and senior official of the IMF, heads an expert panel to assess the fallout of the financial crisis and propose new regulatory approaches to tackle the underlying causes.
 
In the podcast, he argues that the capture of regulators by the financial sector led to 'serious trespasses against the public interest in the last two decades.'