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US LEI proposal for commodity pools panned by global authority for not going far enough

By Neil Roland
  • 19 Jun 2020 13:09
  • 19 Jun 2020 13:21
A US proposal to require the use of legal entity identifiers by investment companies that trade swaps doesn’t open a big enough window on these commodity pools’ potential impact on financial stability, the global promoter of the identification tags said.

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation said the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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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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