Investit's Doherty: Politicians are Hurting Regulatory Processes

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At yesterday's Linedata Exchange in London, Catherine Doherty took aim at politicians entering into the regulatory fracas.

Catherine Doherty, global CEO of consultancy Investit, bemoans the apparent trend of politicians wading into regulatory matters and disturbing previously efficient processes. "The main problem we're seeing at the moment with regulation is that regulation used to be made by regulators and now it's being made by politicians," she says. "If you ask any businessman to change their product so that they can address a market that they weren't addressing anyway─with a product that they didn't have at