Bloomberg) -- Regulators seeking to curb systemic risk are starting to follow BlackRock Inc.’s suggestion to focus on products instead of asset managers, according to Laurence D. Fink, chief executive officer of the world’s biggest money manager.

“We’d been a huge advocate and we had many conversations with many regulators about the need to focus more on product regulation,” Fink said Tuesday at BlackRock’s investor conference in New York. Recent reports in the press indicate that “regulators are being refocused” on products which have systemically important implications, he said.

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