Ahead of the herd

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Adair Turner has become something of an iconic figure in the wake of the financial crisis. Since being appointed chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) a year ago, he has attempted to comprehensively address the origins of the crisis and the changes needed. The Turner Review, his blueprint for reform published in March, has become an internationally respected doctrine that many believe encapsulates the way forward for better regulation of the financial services industry. Most o