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Comment: Regulator shows ‘light touch’ approach

Financial regulation may not be an exact science. It seems there are different strokes for different folks.

26th April, 2008

Financial regulation may not be an exact science. It seems there are different strokes for different folks.

This was highlighted very clearly last week when it emerged that Bank of Ireland had four laptops stolen, which contained personal, medical and financial information on 10,000 of its life assurance customers. Not only that, but the incidents happened on a number of occasions stretching back to the middle of last year.

A similar situation occurred last year, when...

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