Regulation

Football Regulator Risks Mission Creep


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Kristian Niemietz writes for CapX

Len Shackleton quoted in PoliticsHome

IEA Editorial and Research Fellow Len Shackleton has been quoted in PoliticsHome warning that the proposed new football regulator is likely to reach further than its intended scope.

Len said:

“We’ve warned of this in the past. Regulators are always subject to mission creep, as has just been noted with the FCA trying to load extra DEI requirements on financial institutions. Football fans demanding regulation should be careful what they wish for.”

Read the full article here.

You can also read Red Card: Why English Football doesn’t need an independent regulator, co-authored by Len and former IEA Head of Regulatory Affairs Victoria Hewson.



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