Editorial: Try a little tenderness

Author: | Published: 24 Feb 2014

In Europe, the pace, complexity and interconnectedness of post-crisis regulation continues. New regimes stack on top of old, blocking out the lights of 100 in-house office windows. Directives are replaced and contradicted; domestic interpretations confuse EU regimes; integration with Dodd-Frank looms on the horizon.

With all this in mind, frustration around the regulatory process is understandable. The bodies have become the common enemy, stretching banks' resources while carrying out clumsy and sometimes highly politicised decrees from half a decade ago.

They're certainly being criticised....