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Julia Black

Julia Black is currently Pro Director for Research at LSE. She joined the Law Department in 1994. She completed her first degree in Jurisprudence and her DPhil at Oxford University. Her primary research interest is regulation. She has had a British Academy / Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship, and been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sydney and at All Souls College, Oxford, and in 2014 was the Sir Frank Holmes Visiting Professor in Public Policy at the University of Victoria, Wellington. She has written extensively on regulatory issues in a number of areas, and has advised policy makers, consumer bodies and regulators on issues of institutional design and regulatory policy. Julia was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2015.

Professor Julia Black reflects on Ethics for Regulators

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What is an ethical regulator? The Nolan Principles provide a good starting point: ethical regulators are those that uphold and enact the values of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership. There has been considerable academic and policy focus, …