Gower Report

Gower Report

Proposed regulations of the British financial sector. The Gower Report came out of the perceived need for greater regulation in the light of various scandals in the 1960s and 1970s. The report recommended the creation of the Securities and Investment Board and several self-regulatory organizations to protect investors and consumers. The recommendations were adopted and eventually resulted in the formation of the Financial Services Authority.
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According to the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) at Bournemouth University, by ignoring the Gower Report that it commissioned and extending the copyright period for sound recordings from the current 50 years to 70 or even 95, the government will "harm Europe's culture and economy".
The letter quoted the conclusion of the Gower Report that policymaking in the area of copyright had to reflect the broader remit of society as a whole.