The special regulator
Gabriel Bernardino, the chairman of the Frankfurt-based European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).
Appeared in print on 07.02.2013
Until mid-2007, the arcana of financial regulation were left to specialists. The dangers to the world posed by US mortgage defaults, ‘shadow banking’ or over-priced Greek government debt were merely theoretical to anyone except a small number of experts in financial economics and the more rarefied fields of accounting.