Definition of 'regulator'
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The deal requires approval from shareholders and competition regulators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The City regulator said the industry had been enjoying increasing profit margins for the past four years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It can go all the way to the relevant Ombudsman or regulator for an independent assessment. The Sun (2016)What is perhaps less obvious is that all of this work is being done under the concerned eye of American financial regulators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government, the bank and the financial regulator all denied any plans for a taxpayer-funded rescue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The financial regulator has pointed to a two-year cut-off for claims. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Banks should be forced by the financial regulator to cut overdraft charges, according to MPs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is acceptance that the regulator must be independent from the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their dream of an autonomous currency immune to the wills of governments and regulators remains undimmed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In recent years we have seen what happens when industry regulators fail. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The companies will have to await the outcome of competition investigations by regulators. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And there is a myth that banking regulators are now being much too tough on all banks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His role is to take the advice of independent regulators. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Competition regulators might provide another hurdle for the deal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is this kind of calculation which is leading financial regulators to work more and more closely together. The Global Marketplace (1993)Energy companies seeking to deflect attention from rising bills have received a new year gift from the industry regulator. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no mention of an independent regulator or ombudsman to police the industry or a proper independent complaints process. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But lawyers yesterday rejected the idea that such a scheme needs to be set up by an independent press regulator. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Banking regulators may be comforted, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet that's also one reason competition regulators are bound to take a look. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I know of no other area of public life where the same body is both regulator and cheerleader. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was the first bank to reach a settlement with financial regulators, but other big banks are under scrutiny. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its bank regulator pressed the country 's banks to cut back lending and has already increased its reserve requirements once this year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The world's banking regulators have yet to decide whether the largest banks should be subject to tougher capital and liquidity controls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are ripping off consumers, exploiting workers and cosying up to governments and regulators to get their own way and keep competitors out. The Sun (2016)If train companies do not make good on their responsibility to put this right, government regulators should step in to protect the consumer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Italy should take more aggressive steps to open up its energy sector, according to the the country 's energy regulator. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was also the case under the former financial regulator, the FSA. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'regulator'
British English: regulator NOUN
A regulator is a person or organization appointed by a government to regulate an area of activity such as banking or industry.
An independent regulator will be appointed to ensure fair competition.
Definition of regulator from the Collins English Dictionary
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