Former head of UK FSA backs new British supervisory structure


Howard Davies, the founding chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA), has given his blessing to Britain's new regulatory architecture under which the Bank of England controls macroprudential policy but supervision of financial institutions stays in the FSA.

"In our view, it's the right answer," Davies, a former deputy governor at the Bank who is now the director of the London School of Economics, told in an exclusive interview on Friday.

"The agreement that was ha

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