BOE Wanted Its Name Off Libor Review Over Governance Issues

The Bank of England favored having its name removed from the 2008 review of Libor by the British Bankers’ Association over concern its improvement of governance didn’t go far enough.

The view was contained in 80 pages of correspondence between the central bank and the BBA and the New York Federal Reserve on the London interbank offered rate. The documents were published today after a request earlier this week from U.K. lawmakers investigating the scandal over the global rate.

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