Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for nearly two decades, mostly for Bloomberg and Crain Communications. He received a Loeb award for coverage of regulators' response to the collapse of Enron. He also garnered a SABEW award and some Jesse H. Neal awards for stories on the Federal Reserve's response to the 2008 financial crisis. Roland has appeared as a commentator on Fox TV, NPR, C-Span and Bloomberg TV. He received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard and a Bachelors degree in economics from Cornell.
Selected Insights by Neil
US Fed official with global climate experience tapped to head new group as central bank steps up international engagementUS Federal Reserve Official Kevin Stiroh has been named chief of a new group that will study the impact of global warming on financial institutions and markets.
US money fund, Treasury-market reform likely to be forcefully tackled by SEC-nominee Gensler, experts sayUS SEC Chairman Nominee Gary Gensler is sure to grapple with money-market mutual fund and Treasury market reforms in the wake of the pandemic.
Biden administration to revive Obama-era reviews of hedge fund leverage, mutual fund investments, redemptions, Yellen saysThe Biden administration plans to resuscitate Obama-era assessments of financial stability risks posed by hedge fund leverage.
US banks’ use of artificial intelligence to catch fraud, assess creditworthiness, is focus of emerging Fed interestUS regulators are exploring how to oversee banks’ use of artificial intelligence to prevent fraud and evaluate creditworthiness of potential borrowers.
US SEC chief Clayton’s legacy to include inertia on climate change, unlike other Trump-appointed financial regulatorsJay Clayton’s legacy as US Securities and Exchange Commission chairman will include his reluctance to address climate change.