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US derivatives dealers could arrange riskier offshore trades under CFTC plan, commissioner says

By Neil Roland
  • 06 Jan 2020 12:58
  • 06 Jan 2020 12:58

The legal architect of the post-crisis US derivatives protections laced into a Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposal to ease rules on US firms' overseas transactions, saying it would open risk-taking doors that could lead to  American taxpayer bailouts.

"The proposal would transform the commission from a watchdog guarding US shores

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Neil Roland

Senior Correspondent

Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for over 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.

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